With the Esports market growing exponentially in the country, thanks to the rise in the youth engagement with games like PUBG, Valorant, CSGO etc., popular North American esports organisation, Noble Esports, have entered India with a new 5-man Valorant squad and will be bootcamping in Mumbai, India! Noble Esports owner, Kyle Mcdougal, made the announcement on Instagram Live with the captain of the team Simar ‘Psy’ Sethi. It was during this live session that Kyle confirmed that they will be going to boot camp soon in Aris Serinity apartments, Mumbai. An exciting news for esports enthusiasts in Mumbai and all over India.
This September, Noble Esports entered the Indian Valorant scene by signing some of the biggest names in the country’s gaming community. Picking Tejas ‘Rex’ Kotian and Rahul ‘t1to’ Sridhar, who were former players from Phoenix Esports, along with Simar ‘psy’ Sethi, who- until very recently- was hailed as one of the best CS: GO players in India. Harsh ‘Harsh’ Arora is the fourth member on the roster, and the team was rounded out by Shakir ‘hikkA’ Razak.
The esports industry has received good support from some of the biggest brands sponsoring events. The likes of Coca-cola, Airtel, Jio, Hotstar, and Sony have sponsored many esports events and are making their way into the space. While gaming is still not recognized as a sport, the influx of brands making investments and the entry of big, international organisations such as Noble Esports is great for our country’s esports scene!