FanClash Announces Partnership With Velocity Gaming
Fantasy esports company FanClash has partnered with esports organization Velocity Gaming (VLT) to create new fan engagement opportunities on its platform. Esports fans will be able to access curated content and also participate in fantasy leagues in games like FreeFire, PUBG PC, PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty Mobile, Call of Duty PC, Valorant, CS:GO, League of Legends, and DOTA 2. The Prize pool for these contests is set at INR 50,00,000 ($64,300 USD).
India’s Esports industry is expected to touch INR 1100 Crore by 2026
As per the Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI), the total size of India’s Esports industry will touch Rs 1100 crore ($156 million USD) by FY25 (2025-2026). Leveraging the promising sporting culture, this deep-integrated partnership will positively transform fan engagement from fans watching pro athletes play games to fans being able to win big by taking part in fantasy contests and co-branded activities.
FanClash co-founder Rishabh Bhansali stated in the official press release, “Globally, fans spend more than 10 hours a week watching and playing esports, yet with no way to further engage in or monetize all this passion. FanClash provides a platform which enables the esports viewers to engage actively with the world's leading tournaments and teams, such as VLT [Velocity Gaming].”
This partnership serves as a step towards FanClash’s vision of providing accessible gameplay experiences to fans. The esports fantasy leagues will allow fans to test their knowledge of their favorite teams and win prizes in the process.
Velocity Gaming founder Manoj Kashyap revealed, “FanClash as a platform has always supported emerging Esports talent. We are happy to associate with a brand that caters to the fantasy gaming needs and can be instrumental in boosting user engagement, not just with the existing fans but also generate greater interest from the newer entrants.”
Fantasy esports is based on real-life sporting events and fantasy leagues are designed to test the knowledge of the players. Fans create their dream teams and earn points based on the players’ individual performances at various esports events. Fans who secure the highest points in fantasy leagues are awarded prizes.