Qualcomm Snapdragon Conquest mobile Esports Tournament announced with Rs 50 lakh prize pool

The Snapdragon Conquest is the company's first-ever mobile Esports initiative in India.

  • Qualcomm says the Snapdragon Conquest mobile Esports Tournament is designed to bring more gamers together
  • The Snapdragon Conquest will have multiple events throughout the year
  • The tournament will kick off with Garena Free Fire, with a prize pool of Rs 50,00,000

Popular chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies has announced Snapdragon Conquest in India, the company’s first-ever mobile E-sports program in India. Qualcomm said that it’s committed to the rising interest in mobile gaming space in the country by utilising their expertise in industry-leading mobile gaming performance and mobile-first features through Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming. The Snapdragon Conquest will have multiple events throughout the year by enabling competitive gaming across multiple game titles.

The tournament will kick off with Snapdragon Conquest: Free Fire Open 2020, with a prize pool of Rs 50,00,000. The official game title for this season is Garena Free Fire, which is a popular battle royale based game where four-player teams battle against each other strategically utilising in-game resources to win. There will be live-broadcasts and player live streams to provide aspiring gamers with the opportunity to learn and increase their own skill. There is no entry/registration fee charged for gamers participating in the tournament.

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Rajen Vagadia, Vice President, Qualcomm India Private Limited and President, Qualcomm India and SAARC, said, “India is a mobile-first industry. The phenomenal rise of mobile gaming in India is driving not just the demand for better devices in the industry but also need for a richer ecosystem and more diverse opportunities for 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.”