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Penta esports records more than 7.6 lakh viewership and 34 lakh watch minutes

Witnessed viewership from across India including tier 2 and tier 3 cities.

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Content and esports platform, Penta Esports’s initiative, the Penta Amateur League, has registered new growth numbers. It has recorded more than 7.6 lakh viewership and 34 lakh watch minutes. With an aim to go beyond metros, to tier 2 and 3 cities, the platform will enable the amateurs to carve a career as esports athletes.

The Penta Amateur League’s broadcast more than 4,600 players and 800 teams participated in over 1,350 matches during the course of the league.

The esport platform aims to lead and develop grassroot esports by providing opportunities to aspiring esports athletes. The Penta Amateur League’s Season one launched in October 2021 and concluded in March 2022 with a total of ₹30 lakh distributed in prize pool. It featured multiple eSports titles across mobile, PC and consoles each month which were World Cricket Championship three, Gran Turismo Sport, Valorant, Battlegrounds Mobile India, Free Fire, Pokemon Unite, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Tekken 7, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars.

The league had seventy six match days and twenty days of broadcast, including the ‘Penta Talk Show’ preceding every month’s broadcast. The matches from the league were broadcast on multiple platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Loco and Booyah, culminating in more than 116 hours of total broadcast with a peak concurrent viewership of 6,853. Social media posts about the league across social media platforms of Instagram, Facebook and Twitter had a cumulative engagement of 24 per cent.

Penta Esports founder and CEO Anurag Khurana commented, “We launched the first edition of the ‘Penta Amateur League’ with a vision to provide opportunities to budding esports athletes across titles and platforms. This will give further impetus to the growing esports ecosystem of India and contribute to sector growth.”

Penta Esports co-founder and head of esports Kiran Noojibail said, “Our objective with Penta Amateur League was to incentivize esports enthusiasts to start and continue their grind to becoming an esports athlete irrespective of the game and platform. We are ecstatic with the response for Season 1 and plan to announce Season 2 of the league in the coming weeks.”

The finals of each month were preceded by music performances by indie artists, like Gamini Khurana, Sushant Satija, Ashter X, Saahil Bhargava, Anindita Dey, Muktak Kanjilal and LiveIn Blues.

The entire registration and scheduling of the league was carried on Penta Esports’ platform, Pentaesports.com. The platform is a one stop destination for all things esports, including match schedules, match results, VODs of tournaments and leagues, content, news, announcements and much more.

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