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JetSynthesys acquires Skyesports to form Jet Skyesports Gaming Pvt. Ltd.

JetSynthesys, the new age digital entertainment and technology company with a strong play in gaming and esports, has acquired Chennai-based Skyesports, one of India’s largest esports organizations with a grassroots play. Titled Jet Skyesports Gaming Pvt. Ltd., the new entity has been created with a vision to build esports at the grassroot level in India ahead of the Asian Games 2022, which will include esports as a medal event for the first time in the history of all such tournaments. This acquisition further strengthens Skyesports’ pan-India proliferation and also sets the stage for its expansion from India to South Asia, helping the brand create more IPs and strengthen its team.

In the last year, Skyesports, has created significant buzz in the esports market with various tournament IPs such as Skyesports League, Skyesports Grand Slam, Skyesports Championship and more. Known for developing cutting edge and popular mobile games with high fidelity and network play, in-house, this is JetSynthesys’ second major investment in esports; the Pune-headquartered company is the co-founder of Nodwin Gaming. Post acquiring Nautilus Mobile and therefore Real Cricket, JetSynthesys along with Sachin Saga Cricket Champions, is the #1 skill-based cricket gaming franchise in the world with 120 Mn+ downloads and 1.2 crore+ monthly active users. It is also recognised for its global publishing partnerships with the likes of WWE, Square Enix, Bollywood star Salman Khan, Hollywood film Passengers and Floyd Mayweather.

Skyesports, on the other hand, has expanded significantly from its core in South India to expand its base within the country. It has the most number of tournament IPs in India with a combined total viewership of over 100 million across all platforms (Facebook, YouTube, and Loco). The company introduced the Skyesports League this year which featured the first league format in Indian esports history and also became the most-watched VALORANT tournament in the country to date. It amassed a total viewership of over 10 million, becoming the first esports event in India for a PC game to achieve such a feat.

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