The much awaited and most popular eSports tournament in South Asian region, WD_Black Cup is driving the attraction of gaming community in its 3rd season. WD_Black Cup is making huge noise in Indian gaming scene as it is empowering the gamers with big titles. The previous 2 seasons of WD_Black Cup were highly successful and gamers across the South Asia region enjoyed extreme gaming battles. The entire tournament is being live-streamed on Skyesports YouTube channel where it is gaining huge viewership. The last season witnessed a tremendous response and garnered nearly a million views. Western Digital and AMD has come up together for this tournament with a mission to support growth of gaming industry in India.
The 3rd season has definitely set the Indian eSports ecosystem on boom. There are host of thrilling matches among best eSports teams from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan. In this season, WD_Black Cup is covering game titles such Valorant, Battlegrounds Mobile India and Dota2 for a combined amount of $25,000 in prize money.
The Valorant title has been played so far where two games under this title have got their winners. Team Enigma Gaming has been crowned as the winner of King of the Hill by defeating Team Global Esports at the grand finals. Whereas, Team Asteria emerged as the Champions of Luna Tournament by defeating L Streak Esports. Both the games were very much exciting and garnered huge viewership on YouTube.
Talking to DT about this exciting gaming tournament, Jaganathan Chelliah, Senior Director – Marketing, India & Middle East and Africa, Western Digital said, "It's heartening to see that our WD_BLACK Cup has become a sought-after esports event. It is growing in size and impact and underlines our commitment to gamers. In fact, our WD_BLACK gaming portfolio is designed ground up for gamers to enhance their gameplay."
He further added, "We are equally committed to encouraging female gamers. We introduced a track, Luna, especially for female gamers. We had eight teams of female gamers competing, each consisting of five members. What is interesting, we also had female casters for this track. Intense competition for two other tracks, DOTA-2 and BGMI, is ongoing, and the event is attracting a lot of eyeballs."
The Indian eSports ecosystem has got a boost in recent times due to such gaming tournaments that help professional gamers to get exposure globally. India has a big talent pool in gaming as young gamers have been participating in the global as well as domestic gaming tournaments. The chance to interact with top gamers across the nations help them learn new skills and take a leap in their career as professional gamer. Since its first season, WD_Black Cup has played an instrumental role in uplifting Indian eSports industry. Professional and aspiring gamers have been benefitted a lot from this tournament.
WD_BLACK Cup Esports Tournament will further empower gamers to push their boundaries and experience competitive gaming. WD_BLACK Cup is a great platform for gamers as it provides them the much-needed exposure. The winning team of WD_Black Cup Season 3 will be titled the best gaming team in South Asian region. Therefore all the teams planning to put all their efforts to counter other teams and take the trophy home.
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