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Loco launches ‘Loco Originals’ with ‘Charcha with Thugwa’ season 3

Presented by Gillette, it is hosted by 8Bit Thug, who will indulge in candid conversations with some of India’s top gamers

Live game streaming platform Loco has strengthened its footprint with the launch of Loco Originals. The platform launched season 3 of the chat show ‘Charcha With Thugwa’ from July 17, streaming every Saturday.

Hosted by 8Bit Thug (Animesh Agarwal), a popular streamer, the latest season is presented by Gillette and will be exclusively available on Loco.

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The previous seasons of ‘Charcha With Thugwa’ were aired on Thug’s official YouTube channel showcasing a line-up of gamers who shared their experiences in the esports world.

This season, Thug will be seen indulging in candid conversations with gamers and streamers such as Mortal, Scout, Jonathan, Dynamo,Goldy, Ghatak, Snax, Kratos, AS gaming, two side gamers, Alpha Clasher, Ankkita, Payal along with Viper, Regaltos, Mavi.

Cast over eight episodes, these gamers will be seen talking about their personal experiences, the meaningful friendships they have developed, their on and off camera personalities, and the daily challenges they faced while building their career in gaming and esports.

Gillette has chosen to be the brand partner for Season 3. Just like the precision required to be a good gamer with the right gaming techniques, Gillette provides precision in grooming with its advanced styling tools like Gillette Fusion and Gillette Mach 3.

Anirudh Pandita and Ashwin Suresh, Founders of Loco, said, “Loco enables novice gamers to become household names. It has helped build the foundation for the rise of a new creator economy in India. With game streaming and esports, we are witnessing the rise of a completely new category in entertainment and at Loco, we are excited to serve this ecosystem. While we are just getting started on our library for Loco Originals, our goal remains to engage gamers and viewers on the platform and Charcha With Thugwa Season 3 aligns with that objective seamlessly. With more exciting content in store for gamers, we are hopeful to see a surge in users on the platform.”

8Bit Thug said, “Having started ‘Charcha With Thugwa’ in 2019, I have had the chance to interact with some of India’s featured gaming icons and it has truly been an enriching experience for me. Leveraging this first-of-its-kind, gaming talk show, we were able to tap into the potential fan base of gamers and gain momentum for this rapidly scaling industry in India. I am super excited to partner with Loco for this season as it will help us target relevant audiences, present on the platform. I am looking forward to the latest season presented by Gillette, which has a bigger line-up of gamers and more insightful conversations into our universe of gaming.”


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