Thanks to this alliance, both organizations aim to stimulate and democratize access to the esports ecosystem in the country, promoting its development and giving it a more humane dimension.
Telecommunications giant Vodafone Idea has joined forces with the renowned Paris-based esports organization, Team Vitality, in a partnership that seeks to foster the growth of the esports ecosystem in India. With a shared vision, both companies are committed to creating enriching experiences and capturing the attention of passionate esports enthusiasts. Through this collaboration, Vi customers will have the incredible opportunity to actively participate in esports competitions and gain exclusive access to highly anticipated tournaments featuring the esteemed Team Vitality.
By teaming up with Team Vitality, Vi aims to expand its dedication and support for the flourishing esports scene in India. It’s worth noting that Vi Games has already made remarkable strides in the esports realm, organizing captivating tournaments for beloved free-to-play titles like Call of Duty: Mobile, Free Fire Max, Asphalt 9, Clash Royale, and many more.
Collaboration between Team Vitality and Vodafone Idea
This partnership between Vodafone Idea and Team Vitality represents a significant milestone in the journey towards democratizing esports and bringing it closer to the hearts of Indian gaming enthusiasts. Together, they are poised to shape the future of esports in India, fostering a vibrant community and unlocking boundless opportunities for passionate gamers across the nation.
Gaming has always been our strategic focus, and we have continuously sought to strengthen our gaming portfolio through strategic partnerships and relevant offerings. Over the past few years, esports has revolutionized the mobile gaming arena, particularly among young audiences. Therefore, deepening our commitment to this domain was a natural progression for Vi Games. We are delighted to collaborate with one of the world’s leading esports organizations, Team Vitality. Together, we strive to develop and democratize access to the esports ecosystem in India. In the coming months, we will introduce several exciting esports competitions and other youth-oriented content to our consumers,” said Avnish Khosla, Director of Marketing at Vodafone Idea.
On a local level, the Indian Team Vitality squad for Call of Duty: Mobile (CODM) has proudly secured a spot among the top 16 teams worldwide. They successfully qualified and eagerly participated in the highly anticipated CODM 2023 World Championship held in the United States from December 15 to 17, 2023. This remarkable achievement showcases their exceptional skills and dedication to the game, representing their country on the global stage.
In a strategic move, Team Vitality had previously brought together a talented lineup of popular gaming content creators, including Nishay “Live Insaan” Malhan, Rachit “Rachitroo” Yadav, Nitin “Classified YT” Chugale, Shaguftha “Xyaa” Iqbal, and Pratik “Aurum” Mehru. Collectively, these influential individuals have amassed a staggering 20 million subscribers on YouTube. Their involvement highlights the organization’s commitment to fostering a vibrant gaming community and engaging with fans worldwide.
The journey of the Indian Team Vitality in the CODM scene is a testament to their passion, perseverance, and the immense support they have garnered. Their participation in prestigious global events like the CODM World Championship not only showcases their talent but also paves the way for further growth and recognition of the Indian esports community on an international level.