AMD GAMEON 2018 to be a part of Comic Con, Hyderabad

Aditya Singh Rawat

29th, Sep, 2018

AMD along with its event partner Playmax Interactive Pvt. Ltd. is hosting the third edition of AMD GAMEON.

The event will feature an esports tournament, a tech expo and numerous other activities for gamers and attendees to partake in.

Through this combination of being an expo, tech fest and an esports tournament, it aims to create a platform for all its associated ecosystem partners to showcase their latest technology related to the gaming industry.


The event will witness players, both amateur and professional play competitive games like CS:GO, Dota 2, PUBG and Fortnite, at the Comic Con being held at Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad from 13th-14th October.

 CS:GO & Dota 2 

 

The PAN India online qualifiers for both these games have already started on 20th September but interested players can still participate by registering their teams by clicking HERE
 



Tournament Format 

The online group stages will follow a single elimination format with the top two teams qualifying for the LAN finals.
 
An offline qualifier will also take place from 6th-7th October at Playmax through which two more teams will qualify for the LAN finals. 

Additionally, two professional teams will be directly invited for the LAN finals. 
 
In total six teams will be playing in the LAN finals which will be following a single elimination format with the finale being a BO3 series. 
 


Prize Pool

CS:GO offers a total prize pool of 1,20,000 INR which will be divided between the top two teams at the LAN finals. The winner will walk away with INR 90,000 while the runner-up will receive INR 30,000.

Similarly, Dota 2 offers a prize pool of 75,000 INR which will be divided between the winner taking 50,000 INR and runner-up receiving 25,000 INR.
Battle Royale


Apart from CS:GO and Dota 2, the event will also feature PUBG and Fortnite being played competitively between solo participants. The event named Playmax Community Cup Solo LAN features a cash prize of 10,000 INR for the winner of each game.


AMD GAMEON 2018 also features the following activities for visitors and audiences: 

  • PlayStation Console Arena with PSVR and PS4 tournaments along with free to play 

  • HTC VR Zone 

  • Motion Capture Zone 

  • AMD MOD RIG contest 

  • AMD New Technology showcase Zone 

  • Gaming Simulators Zone 

  • AMD Recruitment Zone 

  • Ecosystem Partner Stalls


All news, photos and videos related to the event will be shared on all the social media platforms of AMD, Comic Con and Playmax.

All the esport matches will be streamed live on Playmax’s Youtube channel ‘Playmax TV’.


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