eSports Interactive Entertainment & Logitech have announced Season 4 of the Free2Play gaming tournament. Veterans of popular competitive eSports titles like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 will compete from all across India, attempting to win the grand prize of ₹1,50,000 in cash from Logitech. Following the pattern from the last two seasons, the third season will also be hosted in Bengaluru. The qualifiers will run from June 5 till June 8. On the final day, i.e. June 8, the grand finals will be held. The venue for the event shall be the League of Extraordinary Gamers (LXG) gaming cafe – a Logitech G experience zone. Anyone willing to participate can do so simply by registering on the event site at http://f2p.eSports.co.in free of charge. Registrations for the event have already started since the May 4, 2015.
The event will also showcase Logitech G peripherals, with participants being able to try the new Logitech G502 – Proteus Core gaming mouse during the course of the tournament. All participants will also receive discount coupons for Logitech peripherals which can be redeemed on Amazon India (exclusive partners for Logitech G peripherals).
A live broadcast of the event will be available on Twitch TV with shoutcasting. Additionally, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive games can be watched in-game via Source TV & Dota 2 games can be watched in-game via Dota 2 TV. All recorded games will be made available on YouTube after the match ends.
For further information or discussion pertaining to the event, you can check out the eSports Interactive Entertainment community forums or check the competition’s official site – http://f2p.eSports.co.in. The event is brought to you by eSports Interactive Entertainment (eSports & Gaming culture consultant) and Logitech (A Swiss global provider of computer products) and is powered by Logitech G (Logitech’s Gaming product line).
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Ashok Jangra, Cluster Category Manager,India & South West Asia, Logitech said, “We are very excited to partner with eSports Interactive Entertainment and jointly organise the 4th Season of Free2Play in India. With this event, we continue our pursuit to encourage esports and gaming in the country. At Logitech, we have always strived to come with world-class and innovative gaming products which are a must for every gamer. This tournament will help us understand a gamer’s perspective on deeper level as gamers will be provided a hands-on experience of the Logitech G. We are looking forward to give our gamers the best experience”
Karthik S Rao, Business Head, eSports Interactive Entertainment said, “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Logitech for the 4th season of Free2Play. Free2Play is perhaps the most awaited tournament by Indian gamers. Our team has always strived hard to make Free2Play gamer friendly tournament which makes attracts participation. Year after year we have seen growth in terms of participation & we expect to break new records this season.”