Marking another first step in the Indian e-commerce industry, Flipkart on Wednesday announced the for the gaming community in India. The awards which are alongside the Flipkart Gaming Championship will be held from Sept 13 to 20th, 2016.
Launched in partnership with brands such as Digit, the Flipkart Gaming Awards are an annual awards ceremony honouring achievements in the Indian gaming industry. It will pay tribute to the achievement of games, gaming hardware & gamer. Nominees for the Flipkart Gaming Awards are selected based on the sales history of that product on Flipkart . In some cases, nominees are based on their popularity. The awards will cover areas including games, consoles, gaming accessories eSports gamers. The awards are classified into five categories – PC, Console, Games, Accessories and Others.
Through a mix of Facebook surveys, Twitter polls, and partnerships with bloggers, voters will be directed to a microsite, specifically designed for this purpose.
“The Indian gaming ecosystem has been growing at a rapid pace, with Indian gamers emerging as major contenders on the global gaming scene. The Flipkart Gaming Awards is an acknowledgement of their achievements. Along with the Flipkart Online Gaming Championship, we are optimistic that this award will add to our efforts towards building and nurturing a healthy gaming ecosystem in the country,” said Adarsh K Menon, Vice President, Electronics and Auto, Flipkart.