Reliance Jio and Qualcomm CDMA Technologies Asia-Pacific Pte, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, through its Qualcomm Snapdragon brand, announced the beginning of a year-long collaboration on JioGames ‘Esports platform’. The collaboration between the companies aims at bringing ‘superior’ gaming experiences to the gaming enthusiasts across India through multiple contests that will be organized by JioGames on the JioGames Esports platform with QCTAP as a title sponsor. The collaboration will start with the first contest, ‘Call of Duty Mobile Aces Esports Challenge’, featured on JioGames Esports platform. JioGames Esports is an initiative by Reliance Jio to build a domestic Esports ecosystem for India’s fast growing Esports community and fan base, leveraging the platform’s massive reach and its more than 400 million subscribers.
With a shared vision of empowering gamers Qualcomm Snapdragon and JioGames aim to create a platform that will not only drive gaming-oriented content but will provide a training ground for gamers to hone their skills for more professional level opportunities.
“Mobile gaming is one of the fastest growing segments in India. Almost 90% of the gamers in India are using their mobile as their primary device for gaming. Apart from superior graphics capabilities, today’s gamers also want fast, seamless connectivity and long-lasting battery life.” said Rajen Vagadia, vice president and president, Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd. “India is an extremely important industry for Qualcomm Technologies, with a huge audience for, not only mobile gaming but also livestreaming gaming content. The Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processors not only exceeds user expectations by enabling a remarkable gaming experience with its high-performance graphics and longer smooth plays, but also is available across multiple tiers and price segments for every type of user. We wanted to collaborate with a brand like Reliance Jio that deeply understands the opportunity and matches our belief, not only in the superlative experiences our technology delivers, but also in the tremendous gaming capabilities of Indians in the hyper competitive world of mobile esports.”
This Esports Challenge is a new initiative by Jio to address the growing demand for mobile esports, even as mobile internet penetration in India continues to grow. The ultimate goal is to create more opportunities for gamers, enable deeper collaboration and quality content within the gaming community through the livestreams, showcase and nurture the next level of gaming talent to compete and win on International levels.
Important Dates for Reliance Jio and Qualcomm Snapdragon Call of Duty Mobile Esports Challenge
- Registration begins on 1 April, 2021, and closes on 11 April for solos, and for 5v5 team plays it closes on 30 April 2021.
- Qualifiers will be held on 11 June 2021, finals on 20 June 2021.
- Registration Details: To register: https://play.jiogames.com/esports/#/
- The tournament is open to all Jio and Non-Jio users, and the registration is free.
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