The show is debuting today at 4 Pm on the streaming platform and Playground's YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram channels.
Last Updated: 09.10 AM, May 26, 2022
The gaming entertainment show, Playground is all set to debut on Amazon miniTV and the makers have announced the final 4 teams comprising four players and three backup players. A total of 19 players have been shortlisted after a competitive live auction. The final players were announced by Rusk Media, the Gen-Z first digital content IP network.
The 19 contestants were a part of the player auction which was held in Mumbai. The four mentors and Asia’s leading gaming superstars namely CarryMinati, Triggered Insaan, Mortal and Scout bid for their winning team that will compete against each other for the grand title of ‘Ultimate Gaming Entertainer’. The auction was relayed live on Playground’s Youtube channel and trended #1 on YT gaming the same day.
Each mentor was given a kitty of 4 million points to bid for their complete team of four players. Every player had a separate base price decided prior to the auction, based on a set of essential qualities apart from their gaming prowess. Three players that remain unsold were sent into the arcade as the backup and will stand as replacements (based on viewer voting) for the contestant that will be relegated each week.
The final cast, which is within the age group of 18-25 years, is said to be a robust mix of the best gamers, gaming enthusiasts, game streamers, actors, dancers, vloggers and social media entertainers, who make an impact on social media with their relevant fan base. Rusk Media has also roped in RJ Mahvash, Actor & VJ Benafsha Soonawalla and RJ Rohit Varghese as the hosts of the show.
The show will feature four teams competing across multiple casual and pro games at the gaming arcade for the grand title of ‘Ultimate Gaming Entertainer’. In this four-week long competition, everything right from games, activities, relegation, teamwork, celebrity visits, audience reactions & support, entries and exits to and from teams and a plethora of both personal and professional circumstances, will be captured and presented in a series of riveting and engaging episodes to audiences and fans. All the four teams will stay under one roof for the show duration of four weeks. They will plan and strategise daily to win games and clear the rounds to move forward in the competition. In this 40-minute-long episode, the audiences will enjoy the high-pressure behind-the-scene environment along with the excitement and anxiety of each team.
Everything from awards and rewards for winning gaming matches as well as the viewers’ vote is valued in points and the contestant that sits on the top of the leader board with the highest points after 4 weeks will be declared the winner. The winner will walk away with a whopping Rs 50 lakh as prize money.
So tune in on the Amazon miniTV app to watch Playground at 4 pm today. It can also be viewed on Playground's YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram channels.