Bengaluru, 28th December 2023: Ampverse, the leading ecosystem of gaming communities and IPs in Asia, along with DMI Finance, is excited to announce the conclusion of the College Rivals tour in Bengaluru. The spectacular event sparked enthusiasm across the city, uniting students from prestigious institutions such as the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru Institute of Technology (BIT), Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management (DSATM), REVA University, and ATRIA Institute of Technology. Together, they celebrated the essence of togetherness and the splendor of esports.
The nationwide odyssey of College Rivals has attracted a remarkable 70,000+ registrations, from avid esports enthusiasts. The city saw a massive surge in participants, welcoming more than 800 attendees per day, a testament to the profound excitement and engagement that the event generated within the esports community.
This impressive turnout highlighted the excitement and engagement sparked by the renowned esports athlete and streamer Payal Dhare aka Payal Gaming. Furthermore, Payal received a heartwarming reception from gaming enthusiasts in Bengaluru. She extended a personal invitation to the dynamic students at Bangalore Technological Institute (BTI), encouraging them to participate in the action-packed event, poised to unlock India’s gaming potential.
Expressing her enthusiasm, Payal Gaming said “I am truly honored and thrilled to be part of the College Rivals experience. Joining the students in this competitive esports tournament has been an exhilarating journey, and together, we are conquering new horizons in the gaming world. College Rivals is distinctive in the gaming ecosystem, not just for its thrilling competitions but also for opening doors to exciting career opportunities for esports enthusiasts across the nation. I believe that one-of-a-kind events like College Rivals will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of aspiring gamers and players, paving the way for an even brighter and more vibrant gaming community in our country.”
Situated at the epicenter of the exhilarating event, the College Rivals gaming truck captured the attention and enthusiasm of students, attracting over 14000 registrations in Bangalore alone. Across campuses, students were engrossed in the exciting interactive games and electrifying musical interludes. The Rap Battle at ATRIA Institute showcased the vibrant synergy of energy, music, and youth culture. College Rivals owes its success to the indispensable contributions of crucial partners, including distinguished brands such as Philips, Jio Games, Glance, Nostra, and CrepDogCrew, each contributing their distinctive elements to the esports competition.
The enthusiasm from students and the tournament’s substantial impact on social media have powered its immense popularity in Bengaluru, garnering a total of 66 million views so far across platforms. College Rivals has unquestionably ignited the imagination of the youth and shows no signs of losing momentum. The thrill persists as the esports collegiate tour progresses to its upcoming destination, Pune, where it will delve into the esteemed colleges of the city and uncover the finest young esports talents.