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Skyesports 2024 Counter-Strike 2 Roadmap Featuring $1 Million Prize Pool Announced

Priyanshu Tiwari  |   Dec 19, 4:45 AM   |   6 min read

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Highlights

  • Skyesports reveals its 2024 roadmap for Counter-Strike, featuring a $1 million prize pool for six global Counter-Strike 2 tournaments.

  • Skyesports to host the inaugural edition of Skyesports Global Tour in Bangkok, Thailand, with a $250,000 prize pool.

  • Skyesports also plans to foster the CS2 scene in India by supporting grassroots-level collegiate and cafe events with monetary and infrastructural support.

 

After much hype, Skyesports has announced its Counter-Strike 2 roadmap for 2024, featuring a $1 Million Prize Pool distributed across six IPs. Skyesports will organise a plethora of CS2 events in India and abroad, including their popular IPs like the Skyesports Championship and Skyesports Masters. 

 

In 2023, Skyesports began fostering the Counter-Strike ecosystem by introducing India's first-ever franchised-based Counter-Strike tournament, Skyesports Masters 2023, followed by Souvenir 2023. To end 2023 on a high note, Skyesports plans to bring international giants like Team OG and Aurora 1xBet Gaming to compete against the local talents in India at Skyesports Championship 5.0 CS2 LAN. 

 

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Skyesports 2024 Counter-Strike Roadmap To Host Inaugural Edition Of Skyesports Global Tour Alongside Five Other Tournaments

 

 

Skyesports' 2024 season will begin in March with the Skyesports Grand Slam. In May 2024, Skyesports will return with their Skyesports Masters franchise league featuring a massive $350,000 prize pool, followed by their longest-running IP, Skyesports Championship 6.0.

 

After Championship 6.0, Skyesports will host subsequent tournaments abroad, including the Skyesports Grand Slam and the inaugural edition of Skyesports Global Tour in Bangkok, Thailand, featuring teams from India, Europe, North America and Southeast Asia, fighting for the $250,000 prize pool. 

 

The year 2024 will end with the Skyesports India vs Pakistan Series, which will occur in December 2024 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Shiva Nandy, founder and CEO of Skyeports, expresses his excitement about the revelation of their 2024 roadmap. 

 

Since the release of Counter-Strike 2 earlier this year, the game is getting more popular than ever, presenting us with exciting opportunities to invest in the space. Our 2024 roadmap has been planned with a focus on fostering talent, global expansion, and ensuring sustainability for participating teams. We have five global IPs planned, offering a total prize pool of $1 million, all happening in person. Notably, three of these tournaments will take place in India, showcasing global esports talent and introducing the electrifying world of Counter-Strike esports to a broader audience.

 

Skyesports 2024 Timeline

 

Here is a quick itinerary of Skyesports 2024 Counter-Strike roadmap.

 

  • Skyesports Grand Slam ($50,000 prize pool): 14 March to 18 Match in India
  • Skyesports Masters 2024 ($350,000 prize pool): 13 May to 19 May in India
  • Skyesports Championship 6.0 ($150,000 prize pool): 04 July to 07 July in India 
  • Skyesports Souvenir ($150,000 prize pool): 13 September to 15 September in Sri Lanka
  • Skyesports Global Tour ($250,000 prize pool): 25 October to 27 October in Thailand
  • India vs Pakistan Series ($50,000 prize pool): 20 December to 22 December in Abu Dhabi 

 

Sashank Bhandaru, Head of Global Business Partnerships at Skyesports, talks about the long-term sustainability Skyesports plans to bring with its roadmap.

 

As we move towards a truly global esports calendar for Counter-Strike 2 with tournaments throughout the year, we are looking forward to partnering with our existing anchor brands and working closely with new ones. Our roadmap has been planned to pave a way for long-term associations, bringing stability and investment to the Counter-Strike scene in India and beyond.

 

Apart from the major tournaments, Skyesports also plans to foster the CS2 scene in India by supporting grassroots-level collegiate and cafe events with monetary and infrastructural support. 

Hola, folks! I am Priyanshu (IGN: d3monviking). Whether it's playing games or writing entertaining articles for you at Gossip.gg, you'll almost always find me at the keyboard.

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