PC gamers from across Maharashtra flocked in large numbers to participate in the # GG gaming contest, held on March 29, 2015, at Phoenix Market City, the largest shopping mall in Pune city. GIGABYTE Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards, was a major sponsor of the event, which attracted casual as well hardcore gamers, displaying their skills and expertise in multi-player games, namely CS (Counter Strike) and Dota 2.
# GG gave GIGABYTE Technology an impressive platform to connect with the local gaming community. The company kept its engagements interactive and appealing by giving away freebies and goodies to winners and participants, offering an opportunity to use and experience its latest gaming motherboards, and holding a fun quiz contest with attractive prizes, among other things.
Commenting on the Pune event, Sunil Grewal, Director – Sales and MarCom, GIGABYTE Technology (India), said, “Gaming is surely picking up in India, and you come across PC gaming competitions being held across the country in colleges, cafes, malls, and community halls. GIGABYTE, which is delighting gamers globally with its G1TM Gaming motherboards that feature the industry’s highest standards of onboard features and technologies, is naturally thrilled to do its bit for the Indian gaming enthusiast.
“In addition to making available the best gaming motherboards, we also want to offer grand platforms for dedicated gamers to showcase his or her skills, by promoting quality gaming events like # GG,” added Grewal.
Gaming Gene, a leading Indian gaming event management company, organized the event.
As part of its objective of promoting e-Sports in India, GIGABYTE Technology has been continuously offering support to entities, such as tech colleges (during their annual fests), IT retail outlets, and gaming cafes, which need technology support and sponsorships for holding gaming events.