KALARO: The Super App for Gamers
While it may sound like Philippines has a lot of catching up to do in terms of being at par with other countries in the eSports industry, the good news is that there is a new-generation eSports digital platform created by Pinoys for the Filipino gaming community to empower local players.
KALARO is a super app that serves as a single portal to a wide range of virtual features and services not only for gamers but also for content creators, game strategists, tournament organizers and entrepreneurs. In a nutshell, it is the first Pinoy gaming platform that offers tournament management, social media, video hub and more.
KALARO is targeting what is important to their users and stakeholders in the industry. The tournament management aspect is one of the most important, according to KALARO Founder, Jun D. Lasco.
“Players are looking for a tournament, for action, especially during this pandemic. Esports is one way to have this social connection through tournaments and the rest will just follow,” he added.
The people behind KALARO understand the potential of the eSports industry and how gamers and other stakeholders could benefit and level up the quality of their lives when the whole community works and plays together.
Born out of the desire to uplift every gamer, KALARO also aims to gather Filipino eSports enthusiasts to come together and nurture or groom gamers to be the best that they can be by providing them opportunities to learn and grow together by leveraging the power of technology.
For now, KALARO is available only through web-app access. Mobile app will be extremely exciting because it is going to have a different user experience for Android and iOS users. Web experience will be different while mobile app experience will be exponentially easy to use, and it’s really oriented towards fun and towards getting to socialize with friends.
The eSports Industry at a Glance
According to GroupM, the world’s leading media investment company, the gaming market worldwide was valued at $151.55 billion in 2019 and grew by 20% to $179.7 billion in 2020 despite the global pandemic.
There is an estimated 495 million global audience for eSports or organized forms of competitive game played in tournaments and leagues. In the Philippines alone, there are already 43 million eSports enthusiasts. That’s why it is not surprising that Filipino gamers have dominated some international online gaming competition in recent years. In just a span of four months, Team Philippines was declared as champions in the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M2 World Championship last January 2021 and in the Regional Championship of the FIBA Esports in April.
What more if Filipino gamers get all the support they need. The Philippines has the potential to be an eventual eSports powerhouse internationally. With our unique skills and talents, Pinoys are not that far behind and we can reach greater heights using new innovations like the KALARO super app.
How KALARO can help Pinoy gamers
There are a lot of benefits that Filipino eSports enthusiasts can get from KALARO. These are the main features of the gaming platform that every fun-loving gamer can enjoy when they access the app:
a. Tournament Management – With just a few clicks on the KALARO app, one can take charge of player registration, team formation, bracketing and promotion of multiple tournaments. Managing and scaling eSports competition anytime anywhere has never been this easy. For gamers, they can join in active tournaments with ease, and this can serve as their training ground to practice and improve their skills to prepare for more competitive and bigger tournaments in the future.
b. Brand Integration – KALARO can be a platform to combine monetization and activation of brand campaigns at the same time. Companies can organically tap the gaming community who are known to support products and services that sponsor eSports events. Gamers and tournament operators can also start building networks through KALARO.
c. In-app Social Media and Content Browsing – Widen your network with real-time interaction with other gamers while you hone your gaming skills at the same time. There is a bigger chance of discoverability since this will also serve as a social media platform and video hub of the gaming community. Plus! There is an in-app currency made up of gems for cashless transactions and better gaming experience.
d. In-app Advocacy – KALARO also promotes work-life balance while driving eSports and public sustainability. One of its goals is to also see gamers gain the discipline needed to be recognized as true athletes in the world of eSports. When these things are achieved, more companies will realize the value of using eSports as a teambuilding initiative to develop camaraderie, schools will accept online games as part of their curriculum like in other countries and the government to further support the eSports industry.
KALARO has an ongoing promotion where they are giving away up to 5 million KALARO gems to lucky app users. Everyone can still join. All they must do is to create a free account now and start discovering the many valuable features of the super app.
Reaching your full potential as a gamer is now made more possible and this can be your key to a better future as you play the gives you love and earn a living at the same time.
KALARO believes that the eSports industry can serve as a lifeline to many Pinoy gamers who can now connect and compete with gamers overseas. As KALARO take bigger steps to reach out to every eSports enthusiast in the country, its thrust is to also have the whole of Asia use the platform. And who knows, the rest of the world as well.
KALARO is managed and run by the same generation (of company officers) as the target market so that there is utmost and seamless understanding and continuous value that the company will provide to its customers. At the same time, KALARO has different sources of organizers within the community who bring in different types of games for the eSports platform.
“These organizers help us in a big way in helping us build a community of communities, said KALARO President, Marvin A. Alberto.
With KALARO, we play as one!
Visit www.kalaro.net and sign up now. You can also get more information from the official KALARO social media accounts: www.facebook.com/OfficialKalaro, www.twitter.com/OfficialKalaro, www.instagram.com/OfficialKalaro and www.youtube.com/c/kalaro.
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