Gaming has always been a major attraction at comic and gaming conventions worldwide, and the recently held Comic Con India in Mumbai was no exception. The event brought together gamers and comic enthusiasts under one roof. The event featured a range of popular console titles, from CS: GO to FIFA 23.
This year’s Comic-Con had a special attraction as the ESports club collaborated with the event to bring gaming to the forefront. The event was a huge success, featuring a meet and greet with content creators and esports players, FIFA 23, Mortal Kombat 11, with INR 25000 prize pool each day, as well as Brawlhalla and the much-anticipated CS: GO Community Cup with an INR 1,00,000 prize pool.
The highlight of the event was the cosplay competition, where participants dressed up as their favorite gaming and comic book characters. The competition showcased the creativity and talent of the participants, with costumes ranging from intricate to quirky and fun.
Apart from these events, the convention also featured a number of gaming stalls where attendees could try out the latest games and consoles. Lenovo and Intel, and the arena powered by Windows 11, had set up stalls, allowing attendees to try out their latest releases and get hands-on with cutting-edge technology.
The convention also hosted a number of talks and workshops on gaming, where experts in the field shared their knowledge and insights on the latest trends and developments in the gaming industry. These talks covered a range of topics, from the history of gaming to the latest advancements in game design.
Meet & Greet
The meet and greet was a significant highlight of the event, with content creators and esports players, including Salman “Mamba” Ahmad, Kaashvi “Kaash Plays” Hiranandani, Sid Joshi, Ketan “K18” Patel, Gulrez “Joker ki Haveli” Khan, and many more gamers, engaging with the gaming community. Gaming enthusiasts had the opportunity to interact with their favorite creators and players, share their thoughts on games, and even get tips and tricks from the experts. The meet and greet was an excellent opportunity for fans to get to know the people behind the games they love and appreciate their work.
CS:GO Community Cup
The CS: GO Community Cup was another eagerly anticipated event at Mumbai Comic Con 2023, with a prize pool of INR 100,000. The tournament attracted some of the best CSGO players from across the country. ORGLESS 5 wins the tournament, and RAD SYNDICATE is the runner-up of event. The competition was intense, and the players gave their best to win the prize. The event was a treat for the fans who watched the matches live, and it was a testament to the growing popularity of esports in India.
Gamers of all Shapes, Sizes, and Ages
Gamers come in all shapes, sizes, and ages; this is the most beautiful image from the event: an elderly woman playing a video game alongside a young boy. This image tells us that video games connect people of different ages and backgrounds.
The ESports club played a significant role in making the gaming events a success. The club’s efforts to promote gaming and esports in India have helped create a vibrant community of gaming enthusiasts. The collaboration with the Mumbai Comic Con was a perfect example of their dedication to the gaming community. The event showcased the growing popularity of gaming and esports in India. The gaming industry in India is on the rise, and events like the Mumbai Comic Con 2023 are contributing to the growth. The popularity of gaming has attracted more investors, and we can expect to see more significant gaming events in the future.