The Taiwanese firm Asus, the model behind widespread Republic of Players (ROG), has unveiled the Asus ROG Academy in India which is touted to be India’s first digital academy programme for upcoming avid gamers who wish to be professionals.
ROG Academy is a year-long programme which is split into 4 quarterly classes that concentrate on esports video games like, Counter-Strike: World Offensive. Its registration will begin from February 1 and final until February 10.
The pre-requisites for this recreation embody that any gamer of age 16 and above can register. Gamers between the age of 16 and 18 might be requested to supply a consent letter from their mother and father. The registration course of will contain all individuals to endure a screening course of and the shortlisted candidates might be positioned in blended groups relying on their roles. After an extra screening course of involving in-game skills, the highest 20 candidates will then be sorted into 4 squads.
The ultimate six gamers from the 4 squads may even be receiving Rs 15,000 as a stipend throughout the three month interval after they’re admitted into ROG Academy. They are going to additional get coaching from skilled esports gamers and coaches for a interval of three months.
The small print of the programme embody actions starting from idea and particular person ability coaching to teach mentorship and coaching on parts like teamwork. Moreover, the gamers may even be skilled on higher-level ideas and methods utilized in aggressive gaming. Numerous workout routines might be tailor-made to the person skillset of the gamers and the competitors they’re coaching for.
“This initiative will present an enormous enhance in establishing a pool of credible esports gamers in India and pave the way in which for next-generation avid gamers with entry to assets, mentorship, and coaching,” stated Arnold Su, Enterprise Head, Client and Gaming PC, System Enterprise Group, ASUS India.