The most coveted eSports tournament of India – the Dew Arena – is back again after their first season in September last year. The prize pool is now a whopping Rs 20 Lacs which is up for grabs. Dew Arena 2017 will have additional new games and lots of exciting to-be-announced adventures!
Of course most competitive gamers are eyeing for the eSports giant titles – namely, Dota 2 and CS:GO. The CSGO and Dota 2 tournaments are hosted by ESL Play and Nodwin Gaming which runs the ESL India Premiership. The first qualifier for both CS:GO and Dota 2 will start on July 14th. As the website presents, the registrations of the Qualifier #1 for DotA 2 and CS:GO will begin from 14th of July, 2017.
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DotA 2 is a 5 versus 5 team game where players choose from a roster of 113 heroes. Players have the predefined role of snowballing over their opponents. Take down objectives and destroy the Ancient to win the game. Teams pick heroes that are able to counter defend their opponents array of abilities as well as synergies with their own team’s abilities.
Dota 2 is a free-to-play game which probably became a giant since the first ever major tournament, The International. The prize of which was a $1 Million, the highest prize pool in any eSports games. As of now, DotA 2 has surpassed the amount of prize money it has to offer over another League of Legends. Interestingly, Dew Arena 2017 also covers mobile gaming majorly in this season. Their newest game KungFu Combat will also be up for competition alongside, Forza 6, Street Fighter IV & Clash Royale.
Our reports also suggest that the Dew Arena campaign team has mapped hundreds of more cities to promote their upcoming championship. Which means, more participants, more audience & more fun!
Last year Invisible Wings clinched the grand prize in DotA 2 and even, CS:GO at the MountainDew’s Dew Arena festival at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon. Of course, they have merged with Beyond Infinity to become Entity Esports so do keep an eye on them. Of course, eSports in India has grown a lot since then. It has cultivated its share of professional teams, so we wish them to overcome their fear; ‘Kyunki Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai!’