Bangalore, 9th June, 2023: Loco, the world’s leading independent esports and live streaming platform, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Skyesports, South Asia’s leading esports tournament organizer, to host the Skyesports Champions Series 2023. This remarkable partnership is well known for its record-breaking esports content. In 2022, Skyesports and Loco achieved a milestone by setting a new record of 159K peak concurrent viewership. The duo is back yet again poised to captivate gaming enthusiasts nationwide. This year, Loco will host the livestream for the epic 10-day BGMI tournament, scheduled from June 9th to June 18th, 2023, featuring an impressive prize pool of INR 25 Lakhs.
This reunion promises an unparalleled experience for players and fans alike, building upon their legacy of delivering exceptional tournaments and pushing the boundaries of esports in India. The Skyesports Champions Series will consist of six maps per day with the last three maps of each day being exclusively streamed on Loco. Loco users will be able to enjoy high-quality streams, action-packed gameplay and an unparalleled entertainment experience. Allowing fans to closely follow every exhilarating moment in real time, ensuring they don’t miss out on any of the excitement.
The Skyesports Champions Series promises to be an intense competition, featuring some of the most skilled teams in the country. A total of 18 invited teams, renowned for their expertise and accomplishments, will go head-to-head with six new teams that secure their spots through qualifiers. With a semi-final lineup of 24 exceptional teams, including Soul, Blind esports, Godlike, 7Sea, the tournament guarantees an epic battle for supremacy. The Skyesports Champions Series is set to showcase the pinnacle of skill and strategy in the esports world on Loco.
“We are excited to reunite with Skyesports to broadcast the Skyesports Champions Series 2023, which also marks the return of BGMI to the esports scene.” Said, Loco founder, Ashwin Suresh. “Since the beginning, Loco has hosted over 90% of all BGMI tournaments including physical LAN events. Our previous partnership with Skyesports was marked by groundbreaking achievements and record-breaking content. The Skyesports Champions Series 2023 represents another milestone in our journey, as we continue to push the boundaries of Indian esports. We have laid consistent focus on broadening the scope of esports in India and delivering our dedicated community with exceptional content. We are confident that users and fans on Loco will enjoy a captivating and engaging viewing experience and witness the intense battles unfold in real time between top-tier teams on the platform.
Commenting on the partnership, Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO, Skyesports, said, “Our past collaboration was marked by remarkable achievements and unforgettable moments. We are delighted to join forces once again, and we guarantee an extraordinary tournament that will captivate players and fans alike. Loco’s dedication to the gaming community aligns perfectly with our vision for the tournament. We look forward to delivering an unforgettable experience for all.”