Mobile Premier League (MPL), mobile esports and skill gaming platforms, has announced the launch of Great Indian Gaming League (GIGL), the country’s largest multi-sport online mobile gaming tournament, with a total value of Rs 2000 crore, according to an official statement.
The tournament, which will run from March 24 to May 29, 2022 will see 7 million players across different categories of digital skill games such as fantasy cricket, casual games, and esports, clocking more than 150 lakh hours of gameplay over the two-month period.
"As the largest multi-game mobile gaming tournament, GIGL will provide access to mobile e-sports to a vast and diverse group of gamers across the country in line with our vision to democratise e-sports. We are confident that the tournament will see millions of players participating from across the country," Mobile Premier League (MPL) country head for India Namratha Swamy said in a statement to ET.
MPL uses best-in-class tools that enable seamless native esports experience for all users, the statement said. Sophisticated ML models help the platform identify user skill level and match similar skill users for competition, providing for a fair chance of winning the game. The GIGL will also feature new and interesting formats that will allow team play. The GIGL is expected to see & million players and 3.5 million winners across multiple games. MPL, which has 70 games across a wide variety of categories, could potentially create thousands of winners between Rs 1 lakh and 1 crore prize range during this league, it claims.