Over the next three years, GG Nation aims to host at least 16,000 intra-college collegiate events, in addition to ten national-level tournaments. The company announced that approximately INR 3 Crores (~£103,700) in prize money will be distributed.
In addition to the prize pool and events, the partnership will create esports ‘campus communities’ in 3000 colleges across India, according to a release. The campuses will provide players with coaching and open the door to potential career opportunities.
Esports Insider says: The Indian esports market is continuing to grow at an impressive rate. This GG Nation x Viral Fission collaboration provides a great opportunity to lay the foundations for a strong collegiate structure that has potential to cultivate talent from the region. India has one of the world’s largest youth populations, so growing out its collegiate landscape sounds like a smart move.Read More