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India’s Biggest Esports Cricket Tournament ‘Real Cricket Championship’ is Finally Here



JetSynthesys in association with the Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI) announces India’s biggest esports cricket tournament till date – Real Cricket™ Championship. Real Cricket™, developed by JetSynthesys’ subsidiary; Nautilus Mobile is the leading mobile cricket franchise in the world in terms of popularity and competitiveness. The first ever e-cricket world series and tournament will be operated by Jet Skyesports Gaming Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s largest esports organizations with a grassroots play.

India is home to 150,000 esports players and approximately 60,000 teams; the number is estimated to grow over 1.5 Mn by FY 2025. Ahead of the Asian Games 2022, which will include esports as a medal event for the first time in the history of all such tournaments, JetSynthesys and FEAI announced the Real Cricket™ Championship at the recently held FEAI national summit on 21st October 2021. The tournament will see qualifiers in every state following which the state winners will participate in national tournaments leading up to a nationwide tournament. This tournament will be held under the aegis of FEAI. The registrations for the tournament will be opened and announced in the coming days. The tournament is expected to see unprecedented participation due to both, the popularity of the game along with the grassroot penetration of Skyesports.

Talking about this tournament, Mr. Rajan Navani, Founder, JetSynthesys Pvt. Ltd. said, “Cricket enjoys widespread popularity in the country and remains a key focus for us. It is a celebrated sport that is entrenched within the DNA of Indians. In fact, its popularity and following is mirrored in the cricket skill-based gaming category. We wanted to bring together cricket and gaming very early on with the help of our games like Sachin Saga Cricket Champions and Real Cricket™. It’s a pleasure to be able to host and inaugurate the Real Cricket™ Championship for Indian esports players with FEAI along with   Nautilus and Skyesports.”

Shri Vaibhav Dange, Founding Director, FEAI said, “It is our endeavour to build the Esports ecosystem with multiple tournament IPs for India and create a strong talent pool for the world stage. We are pleased to launch this tournament with JetSynthesys. Real Cricket™ is poised to be the biggest online cricket experience spanning across geographies in terms of participation and talent. It is a true testimony to what we at FEAI would like to achieve for esports in terms of format and reach. We look forward to collectively make it a big success.”

Anuj Mankar, Sr Vice President – Gaming at JetSynthesys and architect of Real Cricket says, “Real Cricket is an award winning franchise with over 100 Mn+ downloads that is extremely competitive and requires great levels of skill. The gaming industry in India has skyrocketed, with esports leading the growth chart, and we feel immense pride in hosting the India’s biggest cricket esports tournament. Esport embodies the digital manifestation of traditional sport such as cricket. Like traditional sports, esports also requires time to train and practice. Keeping this in mind we are glad to be recognising the talent of esports players and giving them a platform to showcase their talents.”

Shiva Nandy, the CEO and founder of Jet Skyesports says, “Indian gaming has immense potential, and the talent which resides in the non-metros often goes unnoticed. Our vision, therefore, to view esports as conventional sport has grown a notch higher with the help of JetSynthesys and FEAI. We are ready and excited to kick start the Real Cricket™ Championship on our platform.”

With a concerted focus across gaming and digital entertainment, JetSynthesys has, in a short span of time since its launch, seen exponential growth and been the usherer of many category firsts. Over the years, JetSynthesys has become a leading name in the gaming category, particularly known for developing mobile games with high fidelity and network play. It’s known for its global publishing partnerships with the likes of Warner Music Group, WWE, Square Enix and Hollywood film Passengers and Floyd Mayweather. Post the acquisition of Nautilus Mobile and therefore Real Cricket™, JetSynthesys leads the market in terms of skill based cricket gaming. In addition to developing cutting edge and popular games in-house, JetSynthesys is the co-founder of India’s most successful e-sports company, Nodwin Gaming. To build esports at the grassroot level, JetSynthesys recently acquired Chennai-based Skyesports to form Jet Skyesports Gaming Pvt. Ltd.

The brand is also known for its deep tech stacks in new technologies like AI, Blockchain, AR/VR/MR and quantum computing. In the social community arena, along with 100MB, JetSynthesys is also home to, India’s leading meditation and mindfulness app; AnyDay Money, a well-known fintech platform for advance salary formed in association with Adar Poonawalla; JobDost, a platform providing access to grey & blue-collar jobs in multiple cities across India; and SonicJobs, UK’s #1 hiring portal for blue-collared jobs.

With offices in Japan, UK, EU, US and India, JetSynthesys boasts of the best-in-class technical and creative talent, striving to create and connect digital ecosystems globally.


BGMI YouTuber Aaditya Sawant Completes 10 Million Subscribers



The Mumbai-based content creator and Youtube sensation Aaditya Sawant, better known as Dynamo Gaming is among the few Indian gamers to achieve the milestone mark of 10 million subscribers on his YouTube channel-Dynamo Gaming.

Dynamo is one of the most popular PUBG gamers from India and before shifting his career into content creation he has internationally represented India as a professional esports player as well. A big admirer of Dynamo-The Magician, Adii “Dynamo” Sawant kept choosing his virtual name as well as the channel’s identity influenced by him.

Excited to bag 10M subscribers, Aaditya Sawant aka Dynamo Gaming said, “I started my youtube channel out of my love for gaming. From a gamer to a YouTuber with 10 million subscribers it has been an incredible journey with a lot of ups and downs. Today if I am able to achieve this milestone it is not just me alone but a big shout out to my family along with my beloved Hydra members who have been my pillar of support always. And a special mention for my subscriber family who took faith in me and believed in me and has been part of my journey since the beginning. A big Thank you to all of you once again.”

One of the most loved influencers in the gaming industry with more than 2.2 million followers on Instagram; he was also one of the leading faces in the official Battlegrounds Mobile India teaser launch early this year. Aiming to deliver entertaining content and gameplay techniques, his youtube channel boasts of incredible eyeballs and more than 1 billion video views.

Aditya has collaborated with several endemic brands like HP India, AMD India, ASUS as well as innumerable non-endemic brands to promote them as part of their brand campaigns. Dynamo is managed by Trinity Gaming, India’s only gaming and content creator management agency. They have handheld him right from the beginning and provided him with graphic assistance, media mileage, educated the best practice about social media presence, outreach and engagement and most importantly build his portfolio so that he could benefit from brand activities and ad campaigns.

Commenting on the great feat of Dynamo, Abhishek Aggarwal, Co-Founder & CEO of Trinity Gaming, who have been managing Dynamo from the beginning said, “We are feeling overwhelmed and proud to see our creator achieving great heights in the community. Dynamo was the first gaming creator we onboarded when we started our journey in the gaming industry. We are currently managing more than 250 creators under Trinity Gaming and Dynamo has been one of our first and most loved creators. Dynamo has not only made his family and fans proud but also our Trinity Gaming family. We wish him more success and many more milestones in the coming time.”

Before, being recognised as a PUBG player, he has also played games like Dota2, BF1, BF3, BF4, Apex and GTA V.

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WinZo and Gameloft Team Up to Delight Indian Gamers



WinZO has partnered with the France based global gaming giant, Gameloft to help them catalyse their reach and revenue in Indian vernacular markets. Gameloft is a global market leader in casual gaming and has over 150 massively popular titles, such as Asphalt 9 and other action & racing games, garnering over 1.2 billion downloads worldwide. Understanding the merit in increasing vernacular reach, Gameloft will leverage WinZO’s 65 million+ user base to improve monetization in India. Gameloft in order to further distribute to the deeper parts of the country will leverage WinZO’s users, based in India’s tier 2 to tier 5 markets, 80% of whom are consuming the games in non-English languages. 

India accounts for 12% of downloads, translating into approx. 150 million users, but accrues only a meagre 0.6% of their global revenue share making it a high potential market and an underutilised one. For Gameloft, this is a challenge that WinZO is strategically positioned to help solve and aid. As a part of this collaboration, WinZO will also be offering it’s platform’s capabilities such as streaming, gaming formats, and WinZO Store to drive Asphalt 9’s revenue. This serves as an apt opportunity for Gameloft to better monetise the vast engagement coming from the region.  

Apart from hosting over 80 games in 12 vernacular languages and multiple formats, WinZO facilitates more than 2.5 billion micro-transactions per month. The platform also has an in-app marketplace, WinZO Store, that facilitates the sale of in-app currencies at the lowest commissions compared to any conventional app stores such as Google Play Store, Apple Play Store amongst others. WinZO has quickly emerged as a new avenue of distribution for game developers who have been concerned about the hefty commissions charged by other dominant app stores. Over 300 game developers who have integrated their games on WinZO have benefitted from WinZO’s unique and innovative integration methodology that promises a 100X revenue when compared to alternative revenue sources. 

This collaboration will also see WinZO deploy its strong influencer base to increase user awareness and penetration regarding Gameloft’s global titles. Mobilization of this captive regional influencer base will create localized content around these titles, which would potentially garner 1 Billion + impressions. Content specific to these titles will be live streamed in 12+ languages with an eventual target to drive sales and run live deals.

Commenting on the new association, Paavan Nanda, the CEO & co-founder of WinZO said, “WinZO is glad to have partnered with yet another world-class publisher Gameloft to help them leverage our strong market presence and its deep understanding. More than 60% of our 65 million+ user base are premium paying users which makes us well positioned to help big global companies to increase their presence in India’s booming vernacular gaming market. Today, India is at the forefront of the global gaming scenario and considering that we are at the cusp of this opportunity we believe we can ably leverage our tech and market capabilities to tap this boom and make it noticeable on the global grid.” 

This partnership comes ahead of WinZO’s recent partnership with another France based casual gaming major- Voodoo to bring two of their most popular titles Crowd City and Dune on WinZO. WinZO is known for its innovative micro-transaction model which is a proven success in developing markets like India where the propensity to spend over gaming is considerably low. WinZO constantly works towards development of Indian Gaming Ecosystem towards which they recently announced the launch of The Gaming Lab initiative in collaboration with marquee investor Kalaari Capital, asides its standalone Game Developer Fund-III of $20 million.  

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Garena Continues Free Fire BOOYAH! Day Celebrations with Guild Wars and a live DJ show



BOOYAH! Day celebrations continue in full swing as Garena announces two exhilarating new events – a live DJ show and Guild Wars, on BOOYAH!, its all-in-one dedicated platform for gaming livestreams and videos. Fans can join the exclusive virtual party featuring DJ Alok, KSHMR, Dimitri Vegas, and Like Mike on 20 November at 11:00 AM IST. 

With loads of high-octane action in store, Guild Wars will feature 4 guilds led by top BOOYAH! streamers Sooneeta, UnGraduate Gamer, Jonty Gaming, and Tonde Gamer. The event will take place on 22 November at 6:00 PM IST.

Event Format

BOOYAH! Guild Wars pits 4 guilds in a race to conquer each other’s territories over four distinct zones on the Free Fire Bermuda map. The team with the highest score will win the tournament and be declared the ‘Ruler of Bermuda’. Each guild will have three teams that will have to strategize together to take out competing teams to secure a victory. Guilds can employ tactics such as delaying strong opposing teams and winning early skirmishes to establish map control.

The event will feature 48 streamers and players and utilizes BOOYAH’s multiperspective feature, allowing viewers to catch all the action from their favourite streamer’s perspective! Viewers will also have access to an in-game portal that will enable them to catch the tournament live from within Free Fire itself!

Prizes galore for fans that tune in! 

Viewers with linked Free Fire and BOOYAH! accounts stand a chance to win exciting Free Fire drops such as Denim Shorts, 4M Shorts, and a Spirit Booyah Bottom.  

BOOYAH! is also dropping 30 limited edition official BOOYAH! hoodies for lucky winners who watch the broadcast and 5 more through their official Instagram handle. Winners will receive notifications after the event on the app to claim their hoodies. 

In addition to this, fans stand a chance to walk away with the new BOOYAH! Day 2021 Gloo Wall and the BOOYAH! Day Legendary Bundle for Leon when viewership milestones for the event are crossed!

Broadcast Details

Fans can catch all the action by tuning in to the official BOOYAH! India channel on 20 November at 11:00 AM IST for the live DJ show and on 22 November at 6:00 PM IST for Guild Wars.

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