Prize pool of $100k up for grabs as athletes from India, Pakistan and Nepal set to compete in one of the most popular battle royale games, Free Fire
Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff will be cheering the Indian contingent at the World Esports Cup 2021 (WEC ’21) as he announced his support for the Indian team and its gamers, competing for the title. Apart from India, the tournament will witness participation of the best esports athletes from arch-rivals Pakistan and Nepal.
The B-town action heart-throb came out in support of the Indian gamers and also welcomed the participants from Nepal and Pakistan as the South East Asia’s tri-nation esports tournament is scheduled to begin on November 25 with the top gamers competing in one of the most popular battle royale game, Free Fire. Tiger will connect esports to the mainstream and WEC ’21 campaign #GameHaiToFameHai that encourages players to showcase their top game and get rewards as well as recognition in the industry.
“Esports has shown a great potential in India as well as globally. I’m really excited to cheer for the Indian gamers in this action-packed mega tournament and urge fans to join us, extending their support to the participants.” Tiger said.
This is not the first time Tiger has been involved with esports. The actor, who is known for his passion for sports and mixed martial arts and has a strong influence on the dynamic millennials and Gen-Z, was named as the brand ambassador for the 2021 Esports Premier League, which proved to a grand nationwide success.
World Esports Cup Director Vishwalok Nath said, “Tiger cheering the Indian contingent will go to make the competition extra special and more exciting to watch out for. And not to forget the famous rivalry that has been so far a blockbuster in cricket and will now be seen in esports too which will test the ultimate strategies, coordination and tactical skills.”
With Infinix Smartphones as the title sponsor, registration for the inaugural edition of the WEC ’21 will begin on Saturday (October 23) and the athletes and esports enthusiasts from the three regions can register themselves until November 23.