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Dialog Play Expo hosts Esports championship

Gamer.LK, which specialises in Esports and digital entertainment experiences and Dialog Axiata PLC, hold the Digital Entertainment and Technology Expo at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) for the second consecutive year.

The Dialog Play Expo, due to end today, showcases the latest technology and experiences available for digital entertainment enthusiasts and opens opportunities for anyone interested in audio, video, music, movies, gaming and their related technologies.

The Expo also hosts the Esports and Video Game Championship, the 11th Sri Lanka Cyber Games (SLCG), alongside the Colombo Comic Expo (CCx) co-organised by PRUVE, featuring Island’s largest pop-culture celebration.

“We are working with the corporate and government sectors to position Sri Lanka as the hub for Esports in South Asia. With 11 years of experience promoting Esports, Gamer.LK will expand into the South Asian scene to put Sri Lanka on the global Esports map. We expect to promote Esports tourism and foreign investment into the country,” InGame Entertainment CEO Raveen Wijayatilake said.

Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC Dr. Rainer Deutschmann said, “Dialog Gaming takes pride in powering and developing a platform for cyber athletes to compete in titles such as Special Force 2, enabling them to play legitimate esports freely, while standing a chance to represent Sri Lanka at the world stage. With our vision to create the No.1 Gaming Experience using the fastest and widest network, Esports will be the face of the future of sports as we support e-athletes to earn recognition on an international platform.”

The INGAME Esports South Asia Cup, a five-nation Esports Championship with a Rs. 1,000,000 prize pool is being held for the first time in Sri Lanka, which.

The gaming event organised in association with the Sri Lanka Esports Association (SLESA) has brought together the best teams from South Asia - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Maldives to compete in the world famous ‘League of Legends’ Esports title.