In February this year, India’s most significant esports business, NODWIN Video gaming, broadened to South Africa. Considering that then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit, whatever was moved online, and NODWIN Gaming Africa even expanded its Umzansi Esports League to all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Unfortunately, there is now some bad news for regional CS: GO and Tekken 7 fans.

In a statement from the group on social networks, the tournament organizer has actually exposed they will be discontinuing CS: GO and Tekken 7 for both the Umzansi Esports League and Inkosi cups. This will occur with the conclusion of the two originally announced seasons for Umzansi and Inkosi.

” NODWIN Video gaming has decided to discontinue assistance for CS: GO and Tekken 7 in Africa for the time being. This choice includes eliminating both titles from the two residential or commercial properties, effective from completion of this existing (i.e. summer) season.

After careful assessment, we have actually determined that the lack of neighborhood interest, player registrations, and viewer base for these titles throughout the continent no longer justifies their addition in our 2 flagship African IPs.”

Nevertheless, NODWIN Gaming Africa did state they might once again support CS: GO and Tekken 7 in the future. The business is checking out introducing “non-seasonal, short-form events” with the objective of incentivising further growth in the sub-Saharan Africa market.

The competition organizer ended up off the statement by thanking all the teams and companies who have actually offered them their best shot over the last two seasons and wishes them all well in the future.

NODWIN Video gaming Africa stats: “It has actually been terrific working with you all and we anticipate seeing you go from strength to strength in your competitive journeys. Thank you for your ongoing understanding and assistance.”

Hopefully, we will see more statements from the business soon, as those short-form, non-seasonal occasions do sound fascinating. It is, nevertheless, still a blow for some CS: GO teams and Tekken 7 gamers.