Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled the ‘Snapdragon Conquest’, a series that will host multiple events across the year. The first of these events is the Snapdragon Conquest: Free Fire Open 2020 which features a prize pool of INR 50 Lakh ($67K USD).
The company claims that it will encourage all mobile gamers across all segments and levels of proficiency will to take part in this esports program
Details of Snapdragon Conquest: Free Fire Open 2020 Tournament
Schedule and Format:
No information about the schedule of the Snapdragon Conquest: Free Fire Open 2020 has been made public by Qualcomm. The exact dates and the overall format of the tournament is expected to be revealed later via Qualcomm’s official Indian Twitter account.
The Tournament will feature a prize pool of INR 50 Lakh ($67K USD). This is the highest prize pool of any Indian Free Fire tournament since the Free Fire India Championship.
The tournament will be broadcast live by official casters. However, players will also livestream the games to provide their own unique flavor to their fans.
Registration for the Snapdragon Conquest: Free Fire Open 2020 is free. Players can follow Qualcomm India on Twitter for the latest updates, which might include information on registration links.
Apart from this, the company has not revealed which games will be a part of the Snapdragon Conquest series.
“India is a mobile-first industry,” said Rajen Vagadia, Vice President, Qualcomm India Private Limited and President, Qualcomm India & SAARC. “The phenomenal rise of mobile gaming in India is driving not just the demand for better devices in the industry but also the need for a richer ecosystem and more diverse opportunities for mobile gamers.”
He also added that this initiative will help the company learn more about the needs of Indian mobile gamers.
“The Snapdragon brand is known for delivering superior gaming experiences. Our work with the larger ecosystem of OEMs, game developers and publishers, is helping us learn and provide an upgraded gaming experience across multiple price tiers.
We are really excited about the launch of Snapdragon Conquest, our new gaming program. With Snapdragon Conquest, we are creating a community that challenges the competitive skills of gamers, allowing us a deeper understanding of the gaming needs of all our users in India.”
Qualcomm’s entry into the tournament organizing sphere is evidence of esports’ growth in India. With a drastic increase in the number of esports tournaments being held in the country, we might actually experience esports become mainstream in the next few years.