Picture Credit: Twitter

Picture Credit: Twitter

ZEE5 is all set to foray into esports as it's has bagged the streaming rights with IESF Big Bang Asia Open 2023. The tournament will be streamed on the platform from 4th March to 2nd April 2023. The IESF Big Bang Asia Open 2023 has over 80,000 participants from across 40 countries in Asia and the Middle East. With qualifiers already underway on passport.gg, ZEE5 is the exclusive streaming partner for the play-offs and the finals of the 4 featured games, Clash of Clans, Real Cricket, Dota 2 and EFootball.

Talking about the series, Mr. Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India has said that his team is extremely delighted to announce the streaming of the leading esports championship, IESF Big Bang Asia Open 2023. 

“Being a customer first brand, we are committed to catering to consumers widespread demands. Esports is a popular genre among youth with a remarkable potential to grow in future, with advancements in technology and gaming infrastructure, post encouraging response on ILT20, we are happy to partner with IESF and Big Bang Media for the Big Bang Asia 2023 tournament. We are excited and hopeful audiences will enjoy watching the games,” Mr. Kalra said. 

Meanwhile, Ajey Nagar, owner of the Big Bang Media said he is feeling proud to have partnered with ZEE5 for streaming aspects for the IEF Big Bang Asia Open. “ZEE’s quality of content, distribution muscle and creative leadership makes it a dominant media house across geographies and will help establish the IESF Asia Open as the leading esports championships in the region and provide, gamers, creator and audiences with an unmatched immersive experience,” he said.

The Chief Business Officer of HiPi, GBS Bindra said that Big Bang Asia Open is more than just a tournament, as it’s an electrifying experience that brings together the best online gamers from across Asia. “We are thrilled to bring the finest moments from his exhilarating event to millions of fans, as the official short video partner for Big Bang Asia Open. Gaming enthusiasts on Hipi will have exclusive access to the exciting highlights and moments from the tournament,” he added.