Amid the World Esports Cup 2021 (WEC ’21), which is all set to take place next month, Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is going to cheer the Indian team and its gamers, competing for the title and the prize pool of $100k.
Apart from India, the tournament will witness the participation of the best esports athletes from arch-rivals Pakistan and Nepal.
In a video, the B-town star came out in support of the Indian gamers and also welcomed the participants from Nepal and Pakistan as South East Asia’s prestigious tri-nation esports tournament is scheduled to begin on November 25.
Shroff will connect esports to the mainstream and WEC ’21 campaign ‘Game Hai To Fame Hai’ that encourages players to showcase their top game and get rewards as well as recognition in the industry.
“Esports has shown great potential in India as well as globally. I’m really excited to cheer for the Indian gamers in this action-packed mega tournament and urge fans to join us, extending their support to the participants,” Shroff said.
This is not the first time Tiger has been involved with esports. The actor, who is known for his passion for sports and mixed martial arts, was named as the brand ambassador for the 2021 Esports Premier League.
The event will be played over a period of three months. After the initial regional qualification rounds, top-4 squads from each country will fight it out in the Grand Finals of the WEC ’21. Infinix Smartphones becomes Title Sponsor of WEC’21.
World Esports Cup Director Vishwalok Nath said, “Tiger cheering the Indian contingent will go to make the competition extra special and more exciting to watch out for. And not to forget the famous rivalry that has been so far a blockbuster in cricket and will now be seen in esports too which will test the ultimate strategies, coordination, and tactical skills.”