Dell Gaming has teamed up with Bravado Gaming to find, nurture and support the next generation UAE esports team. Both the companies have worked together in just concluded Games Con 2018 in Abu Dhabi where they hosted the Fortnite Challenge giving away hefty rewards and making this gaming event the ultimate battleground. The interactive and popular activation at the industry event earned Dell Gaming the ‘Best Activation’ award at the Games Con Annual Exhibitor Awards 2018.
South Africa based, Bravado Gaming is Africa’s premiere multi-gaming organization and serves home to some of the best local and international competitive gamers (esports) while simultaneously building a lifestyle, gaming brand. It is their aim to help the progression of esports both locally and internationally by raising levels of competition and increasing public involvement and developing corporate opportunities.
Raghav Koorichh, Category & Brand Manager- META, CEE & Russia at DellPost a thorough assessment, Dell Gaming and Bravado Gaming, together will identify and rank pro gamers from the Middle East according to their experience and performance at gaming engagements. These top ranking gamers will then proceed to be a part of UAE’s first esports team. As part of the community, Dell Gaming wants to ensure the regional gaming environments are healthier, accepting and more tolerant.
Raghav Koorichh, Category & Brand Manager- META, CEE & Russia at Dell said “Gaming is no longer a niche hobby, but a lifestyle, especially when it comes to esports. Games Con 2018 was the ideal platform for us to not only increase the level of awareness around esports in the Middle East, but as pioneers in PC gaming, also to showcase the best gaming solutions possible. This year Dell hosted the Fortnite Challenge, wherein participants had the opportunity to play with the best of machines, in addition to announcing our search for UAE’s esports team. This reflects our commitment to increase our efforts in building the regional esports community. Having said that, it also becomes our responsibility to ensure the gaming community thrives while upholding values of online safety. This is because we are gamers ourselves, and that is in everything we do”.