Hyderabad, 23rd November 2023 – Ampverse, the leading ecosystem of gaming communities and IPs in Asia, along with DMI Finance, is delighted to announce the action-packed culmination of the College Rival tour in the thriving gaming hub of Hyderabad. The recent extravaganza ignited waves of excitement across the city, bringing together students from esteemed institutions such as Birla Institute of Technology and Science(Pilani), International Institute of Information Technology, Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering & Technology, KL University. Together, they celebrated the spirit of unity and the grandeur of esports.
College Rivals’ inspiring journey garnered an impressive number of registrations, around 12000 sign-ups from esports enthusiasts in Hyderabad alone. The College Rivals truck served as an esports haven, covering a distance exceeding 4700 kilometers as it ventured into Hyderabad, the second city in its nationwide journey after Delhi. In Hyderabad, College Rivals attracted a massive daily influx of participants, averaging around 600- 800 visitors per day – a testament to the intense excitement and engagement that the event has generated within the esports community.
The collegiate esports tournament made a significant impact online, successfully reaching millions of esports fans with more than 50 million video views. This level of engagement truly signifies a revolution in the world of esports. Overall, more than 44000 students registered for six different game categories, including Battleground Mobile India (BGMI), Counter-Strike, FIFA 2023, Road to Valor: Empires, Valorant, and Tekken 7. Concluding the online qualifier round in Hyderabad, the grand climax of the Hyderabad Finale, concluding in the last two days promises to deliver a thrilling gaming experience with fierce competition.
The College Rivals gaming truck was right at the heart of the thrilling event, capturing the attention of students and igniting their passion. Within the campus premises, students found themselves fully immersed in heart-pounding interactive games, engaging with renowned gamers and influencers, such as IFlicks & Bope Dope, and enjoying electrifying musical interludes. This achievement wouldn’t have been possible without the invaluable contributions of key partners, including the renowned brands Philips, Jio Games, Glance, Nostra, and CrepDogCrew, each adding their unique flavors to the esports competition.
The lively applause from students, and the event’s significant presence on social media, underscore its meteoric rise to stardom in Hyderabad. College Rivals has undeniably captured the imagination of the youth and is showing no signs of slowing down! The excitement continues as the esports collegiate tour advances to its next destination, Bengaluru where it will explore the city’s top colleges and unearth the best young esports talents, with many more cities on the horizon!