E-commerce giant Amazon has now announced its flagship mobile gaming tournaments GameOn Masters which are slated to come to India from November 16. Popular games, here, include the likes of World Cricket Championship 2, World Table Tennis Champs, Jetpack Joyride India Exclusive – Action Game, Ludo Game, and Real Carrom 3D.
USP of the GameOn Masters game suite is that they will support Multiplayer modes thereby giving both amateur and pro players the opportunity to compete head-to-head for a shot at the finals. Gamers desirous of joining as players can join the qualifiers starting November 16. Forty players – eight from each game – also get to win a trip to the Championships from February 3-5 at India Game Show, New Delhi, where the winner of the first prize for each game gets to win INR 1,00,000
The qualifiers of GameOn Masters India will be open to players of all levels; powered by Amazon GameOn which is a custom service that lets developers integrate competitions natively into their gaming content irrespective of platforms and devices through a set of flexible APIs. With the GameOn and live sports, Amazon states that it would offer developers unique ways to increase consumer engagement and helps make sports accessible to all players and spectators.
“This is how everybody's love story with gaming goes: We download games for fun and soon start getting good, then we compete with our friends,” says Akshat Rathee, Managing Director, Nodwin Gaming. “In GameOn Masters India, participants will compete nationally,
something casual gamers rarely get to do. We’re excited to use Amazon GameOn to make this tournament possible and can’t wait to watch players compete, especially in well-loved titles like Cricket and Ludo,” he added.
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