HUTCH, has came forth as the title sponsor of “GetnAiled” Gaming Challenge 2015. In its second year, “Get nAiled” was held on the 11th and 12th of July 2015 at Liberty Plaza lobby area Colombo 03. The tournament was hosted by the gaming clan “n00b Alliance”, the first Call of Duty 4 clan in Sri Lanka with strategic partner Gamer.LK.
2014 Hutch “GetnAiled” was held at Majestic City Colombo 04 with a participation of more than 500 individuals and over 50 teams. The tournament featured the ever popular game ‘Call of Duty 4’ as a multiplayer challenge.
Thirukumar Nadarasa, Chief Executive Officer – HUTCH upbeat about the event said, “As a brand which is constantly engaging with our data consuming audience we feel that is our responsibility to, partner and most importantly to be actively involved with GetnAiled one of the largest open public gaming tournament’s in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan E-sports industry is undergoing a paradigm shift within the past couple of years, with the availability of broadband data and we have noted the passion within the local gaming community and the trend of data usage for e-sports is rapidly rising. We feel our association with this event will further enable the gaming community to reach greater heights not just locally, but also to make a mark in the global E-sporting arena”.
Sharing his thoughts about the initiative Vikum Jayasekera – Organizer of GetnAiled opined, “We are encouraged by the partnership and the active commitment of Hutch Sri Lanka, who has obliged to empower the local gaming community through not only funding, but also granting network solutions, data use and supporting us to make this event a grand success”. He further noted, “Computer gaming and e‐Sports have rapidly become the most popular choice of interactive entertainment among both teenagers and adults over the world. Gamers have formed competitive leagues and today’s computer and console gaming is considered a professional sport in many countries.