Phoenix Gaming Expo (PGX) came to a close last weekend in Chennai

by October 6, 2018 0 comments

From September 28-30 Palladium and Phoenix Marketcity, Chennai, ​hosted the Phoenix Gaming Expo ​bringing together gamers from across India for one of South Asia’s largest eSports competitions​ alongside Cosplay competitions and performances.

The DotA 2 finals took place inside the recently launched Club Crest at Phoenix MarketCity ​and saw LXG Esports, ROG Titans, Signify and Silver Gaming battle it out in the final. Team Signify took home first place and the Rs.7,00,000/- prize with Team LXG Esports taking the runner up spot and Rs. 2,00,000/-.

Whilst DotA 2 saw professional e-gamers from across India the FIFA 18 and PUBG competitions witnessed local Chennaites taking part. PUBG played in the courtyard of the mall had over 900 registrations, a record for a mass public PUBG gaming event​.

The top prize in FIFA 18 was taken by Prathik who walked away with Rs.40,000/- and goodies worth Rs.15,000/-, while the runner up, Sujay, was awarded Rs.20,000/- during the closing ceremony on Sunday evening. The PUBG tournament was won by Team Spider Clan & Team Ganesha with the top prize of – Rs.30,000/- and goodies worth Rs.25,000/-.

Alongside the eSports competitions visitors were were able to experience the recently launched FIFA 19 on PS4 alongside a range of other gaming and VR experiences and a cosplay competition with competitors from across India.

“It is hugely exciting for us to see such large audiences attending PGX, since we launched we have always intended to be a destination in Chennai for art, culture and entertainment. eSports is one of the fastest growing new sports and it is great for Palladium and PMC to be at the forefront of this and bring new opportunities to the city.”

Murugan Rajan, Center Director at Palladium and Phoenix Marketcity, Chennai PGX ​was part of September Fest a celebration of Asian culture hosted by Phoenix Marketcity & Palladium​, Chennai​, from 14 September – 7 October 2018​.

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