Skyesports Champions Series 2024 Returns With INR 10 Lakhs At Stake

Skyesports Champions Series 2024 Returns With INR 10 Lakhs At Stake: AMD And EliteHubs Unveiled As Partners Of Open-For-All BGMI Tournament

(Esports news) Skyesports, India’s leading esports tournament organizer, has announced the return of the highly anticipated Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) 2024. Set to be an open-for-all Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) esports tournament, the competition boasts an impressive INR 10 Lakhs prize pool. The event will be powered by cutting-edge semiconductor manufacturer AMD, elevating the gaming experience for participants. Furthermore, EliteHubs has been unveiled as the e-commerce platform for the tournament. 

After an immensely successful 2023 edition of the Skyesports Champions Series – BGMI, which recorded a peak concurrent viewership of 131,000 viewers, Skyesports has announced a much bigger format for 2024. This time, each player from every nook and corner of the country will get a chance to compete in the prestigious competition, as the SCS will feature open-for-all qualifiers. Stay tuned to Skyesports’ InstagramFacebook, and Twitter handles for more updates.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the upcoming Skyesports Champions Series 2024, Shiva Nandy, the Founder and CEO of Skyesports, said, “We are thrilled to announce the return of the Skyesports Champions Series with BGMI. Last year, the IP garnered a peak concurrent viewership of 131,000, and this time, we have even more exciting content planned. With open qualifiers and a thrilling format, this year’s edition will feature higher stakes and more exciting esports action for fans. A heartfelt thanks to our sponsors AMD and EliteHubs, who share our vision in executing grassroots-level tournaments like this one to provide new players with a platform to shine.”

According to Lumikai’s State of India Gaming Report FY23, in collaboration with Google, the country’s gaming industry clocked more than $3.1 billion in revenue in FY23, a number which is expected to hit $7.5 billion by FY28. With a large number of gamers upgrading from casual to mid-core and hardcore games, the country’s esports industry is poised for strong organic growth. 

Registered teams will navigate through a series of qualifiers, with the top 18 advancing to the Semifinals. Six additional teams, based on their past performance, will be directly invited into the semifinals. This includes:

  • Blind Esports
  • iQOO Soul
  • Revenant Esports
  • Orangutan Esports
  • Gods Reign
  • GodLike

The Semifinals will witness the 24 teams divided into three groups (A, B, and C), competing from Feb. 27 to March 3. The top 16 will then secure their places in the SCS 2024 Finals. Scheduled as an online event from March 5 to 10, the Grand Finals will see the 16 qualifying teams battle it out in BGMI across six intense days to claim the championship.

The Skyesports Champions Series is one of Skyesports’ most valuable esports IPs. It was launched in 2022 with VALORANT, where the tournament culminated in an epic on-ground event in Chennai, India. The IP returned in 2023 with a BGMI esports tournament and garnered a peak viewership of more than 131,000 indicating the community’s engagement to Skyesports’ tournaments. The 2024 edition is set to be bigger than before with a wider format, more opportunities for community engagement, and captivating BGMI esports action. 

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