Esports is offering professional degrees in some select colleges in the UK and US, which actually require the students to play games on computers and consoles as part of their curriculum.
A number of UK and US Universities are launching degrees in esports, or competitive multiplayer videogaming (AP Photo)
- University of Staffordshire in the UK and Becker College in Massachusetts offer Esports degrees
- Competitions like the Free Fire India Today League is also being seen as a massive push to promote Esports
- Free Fire allows users to enjoy the premium mobile battle royale experience on almost any smartphone
Professional gaming is quickly becoming a legit career choice among the youth thanks to the massive push being provided by Esports with their gaming degrees and events like the Free Fire Battle Royale League in India.
Esports offers professional degrees in some select colleges which require the students to play games on computers and consoles as part of the curriculum with universities in the United States and United Kingdom making the dream of pursuing a career in this field a reality.
The University of Staffordshire in the UK and Becker College in Massachusetts are one among the many colleges which is offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Esports for all those who want a career in gaming.
And here in India as well, more and more people are getting drawn into the world of gaming thanks to competitions like the Free Fire India Today League which started last month and will conclude with the finals in New Delhi on October 12.
With Battle Royale games gaining huge popularity in the country, the Free Fire India Today League is seen as a massive push to promote Esports.
Free Fire allows users to enjoy the premium mobile battle royale experience on almost any smartphone, and its quicker gameplay with smaller maps offers an engaging and immersive experience every round.
The social and interactive elements of Free Fire, including its unique guild system and story arcs for main characters in the game, ensure players are always enjoying the game with those around you.
Free Fire’s deliberate design and social gameplay have grown rapidly to become a favourite all over the world. As of May 2019, Free Fire has more than 450 million registered users, and over 50 million peak daily active users.
The winner of the Free Fire India Today League will walk away with Rs 8.5 Lakh while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th-placed teams will get Rs 4 Lakh, Rs 2 Lakh and Rs 1 Lakh, respectively. A travel allowance will be provided for teams travelling into New Delhi for the Group Finals and mobile phones worth Rs 15 Lakh are available.