Nodwin Gaming brings DreamHack to India / Asia (September 2018)

DreamHack is one of the largest gaming festivals in the world

WORLD’S PREMIER DIGITAL GAMING FESTIVAL IS COMING TO INDIA

PLUS 24-HOUR LAN PARTY, DREAM EXPO, COSPLAY COMPETITION, LIVE MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT AND MORE

Mumbai, September 26th, 2018: A new level unlocks for gaming and e-sports in the country. Premier gaming lifestyle festival, DreamHack (globally renowned Swedish production house) is all set to bring the world’s largest digital festival to the gaming hub of India with its partnership with Nodwin Gaming Private Limited (“Nodwin Gaming”); a pioneer in e-sports in India with established relationships with global gaming publishers and platforms including market leaders such as ESL, the biggest e-sports organizer in the world and Valve Corporation. (Source: Frost & Sullivan Report) and a subsidiary of Nazara Technologies Limited. (“Nazara”)The DreamHack India event is expected to take place from 21-23 December 2018, NESCO, Mumbai.

DreamHack is an exciting gaming festival where communities from all walks of gaming life come together for a three-day weekend which features a 24-hour-a-day Local Area Network (LAN) party, e-sports gaming competitions; Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC). The festival will be jampacked with players/gamers who will be invited for a gaming championship in pro e-sports tournaments, collegiate matches, world famous LAN party, cosplay championship, panels, activities, expos, music concert, art and more. Till date, DreamHack has organized multiple events in the North America and European regions.

On bringing DreamHack to India, Akshat Rathee, Founder and CEO, NODWIN Gaming says,  “DreamHack has always been the epitome of the celebration of gaming and esports globally and we are delighted to partner with Dreamhack on their Indian journey. We believe that India with its dynamic youth and famed hospitality is a great beachhead into bringing the Dreamhack experience to Asia. NODWIN Gaming has been working hard on providing the best for our community of gamers across the country. This places the love for gaming right at the centre of our ecosystem. Partnering with Viacom18 brings the synergy full circle. Their reach to the youth of our country is unparalleled and we look forward to the convergence”

The scope will see events with leading games such as DOTA, CSGO and KO Fight Nights (a street fighter championship) along with a PubG LAN event, the participants will also get a chance to meet and greet with international teams and gamers and enjoy an engaging experience in streamer zones. The gaming festival will be a ticketed event starting from XXXXX and will be streamed live on VOOT.

“We are excited about entering another continent as DreamHack open its doors to the first DreamHack India event. The partnership with NODWIN Gaming helps us redefine professional gaming in India where we can offer something exciting and for millions of Gamers across the region. This, we believe, will give the pro gamers the right setup to play at their full potential,” said DreamHack CEO, Marcus Lindmark, adding: “Our goal is to build a healthy gaming ecosystem, and we look forward to helping build a successful and competitive event.”

The event will also host a ‘Retro Zone’ featuring arcade machines with classic games from the yesteryears. Event partners will also organize exclusive expo zones at the event and allow visitors a chance to lay their hands on the latest technology and gadgets. DreamHack India will not only develop an emotional connect among attendees, but also leave them with lifelong memories to cherish. The festival will offer something for everyone who is a part of the gaming universe/gaming enthusiasts.

Want to be a part of DreamHack India and experience an action packing thrilling gaming event, hurry up and book your tickets now!!

About DreamHack

DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 20 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esport competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports, and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. DreamHack esport broadcasts reached over 375 million views and DreamHack events welcomed over 250,000 visitors in 2017. More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.

About Nodwin Gaming

The premier and well recognized esports company in India, Nodwin Gaming has played a pivotal role in developing the esports scene in the country. The Company has been instrumental in popularising competitive gaming in the country through its exclusive license partnerships with ESL and ESWC. Nodwin Gaming works actively to run other marquee esports IPs such as the Mountain Dew Arena, Indian Gaming Show and Asus ROG Masters. NODWIN Gaming additionally produces online content on gaming and esports such as Esports 360, The Games & Gadget Show, The Cosplay Genie Show and live content from pop culture events such as Comicon India. In January 2018, Nazara picked up a 55% stake in Nodwin Gaming.

For further information, please contact:
Tamira Shah – +91 96199 23403
tamira.shah@nazara.com
Kevin Fernandes – +91 99717 95790
kevin.fernandes@nodwin.com