NODWIN Gaming, a pioneer in esports and Viacom18, India’s fastest growing media and entertainment network have come together once again to bring DreamHack back to India. This year's event is titled DreamHack Delhi and will be held in the national capital of India, New Delhi, on December 6-8, 2019, at the NSIC Exhibition Ground. Like its previous edition, DreamHack Delhi will be streamed live on Viacom18’s OTT platform VOOT.
Dreamhack Delhi will see gamers and esports enthusiasts come together for 72 hours of esports gaming competitions, LAN parties, sections of games from all generations and a perfect stage for artists, cosplayers, developers and gamers to connect and grow. This edition promises all things DreamHack, including some exciting esports tournaments - such as the 55K USD (39 Lacs INR) CS:GO Invitational tournament with top national and international teams invited.
This year’s edition will feature an array of games ranging from esports game titles like CSGO, Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bro, Tekken 7 and PUBG along with the classic collection of retro and table-top games where daily top scorers will be awarded from a prize pool of 75,000 INR for retro games and 100,000 INR for table-top games. Streamers of the country will get a golden chance to stream from the exclusive streamer zone.
DreamHack will bring its signature BYOC LAN party to New Delhi, with a line-up of the most popular games to the city that whole-heartedly loves LAN parties. BYOC at DreamHack Delhi will hold a total capacity of 400 seats to be shared by Epic and Super Epic pass holders. This time DreamHack Delhi will feature not only BYOC but also Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD), where you can bring in your mobile phones and consoles to play on for three days. The BYOC LAN tournaments will have a total prize pool of 3.6 Lacs INR and the BYOD tournaments 2.4 Lacs INR.
Apart from games, the visitors can enjoy the vibrant art of cosplay, live performances by renowned artists, signing sessions with pro players and a merchandise zone to get hands-on the latest gaming apparel and collectables.
The gamers and non-gamers of the country loved DreamHack when it came for the first time to Mumbai. The South African CS:GO powerhouse, Bravado clinched DreamHack Mumbai’s Invitational title by beating Signify, the top Indian CS:GO roster at that time. On the other hand, Mineski beat Neon Esports to be crowned the Dota 2 champions. Ayaan Biswas for Street Fighter 5, Hugo Randez for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Abhinav Tejan for Tekken 7 were the other notable winners from the last edition.