Singapore-based M42 Esports recently announced that they are ready to invest around $750,000 in the Indian esports ecosystem over the next three years.
M42 Esports entered the Indian esports last month by announcing their new Valorant squad featuring Ankit “V3NOM” Panth and his team. They have now announced their plan to boost the growth of Indian esports as well.
Meliora 42 Esports, popularly known as M42 Esports, is one of the most renowned organisations in the world. The Singapore-based organisation already has teams in multiple games in Singapore, Philippines and Europe. Now, they have decided to extend their wings in India.
In doing so, they identified Valorant and acquired a new Indian squad last month featuring Indian esports legend Ankit “V3NOM” Panth, Aakash “RiX” More, Shelin “HyPer” Patel, Kalpesh “SAM” Kotkar and Anurodh “Em0” Pashilkar.
The Valorant squad is the first step of the M42 Esports’ journey in India. They will expand their presence and are already planning to acquire teams for Battlegrounds Mobile India and COD Mobile soon.
M42 Esports is also launching “Josudo” amateur tournaments and coaching platform in India. Josudo is part of the M42 Esports group, and is an online platform focused on easy-access tournaments for anyone to join at any time, regardless of their level of skill.
After observing the massive potential of esports in India, many international esports organisations have started to invest in India. A few of them are Fnatic, Team SoloMid, Galaxy Racer Esports, Nova Esports and Skylightz Gaming. According to reports, Team Liquid and Cloud 9 are trying to enter the Indian Esports scene by the end of 2021.