Jio Mart Gameathon for Free Fire with Rs 25,000 prize pool announced
Jio has announced the JioMart Gameathon for Free Fire with a prize pool of Rs. 25,000. The tournament will be conducted over 3 days from 30th October to 1st November. The tournament will be hosted on the JioGames platform.
The JioMart Gameathon is a single-stage tournament with a total of 576 teams and is divided into four rounds.
The announcement of this tournament marks Jio’s entry into eSports.
Registrations are open from 26th October to 29th October and participants can sign up at play.jiogames.com/esports.
Match Dates and Scoring System
The tournament schedule is as follows
Qualifier Stage – Friday – 30th October 2020 – 11:00 IST onwards
Qualifier Stage – Saturday – 31st October 2020 – 11:00 IST onwards
Quarter Finals – Sunday – 1st November 2020 – 11:00 IST to 13:00 IST
Semi Finals – Sunday – 1st November 2020 – 13:00 IST to 16:00 IST
Grand Finale – Sunday – 1st November 2020 – 17:00 IST to 20:00 IST
The Scoring System is as follows:
Scoring for each Tournament Game will be based on each Team’s finale kill count and in-game placement as set forth below.
The scoring system in this point may be updated from time to time by Tournament Officials in their sole discretion.
The Prize money in Indian esports grew more than 180% in 2019 to over USD 1.5 million and the Indian esports industry continues to display robust activity and participation in other game titles.
The entry of Jio in the Indian esports market will increase the prospects of the eSports Industry.