U Cypher is a first of its kind, multi-platform, multi-game eSports championship which will have 6 teams, with 14 members in each team, battling it out for Season 1's total prize money of Rs. 51 lakhs. The battleground revolves around 4 games, namely Counter Strike GO and DOTA 2 on PC, Tekken 7 on PS4 and Real Cricket 2017 on mobile.

The team mix will be a draft of players from across the 4 games. U Cypher has the biggest names from the Indian gaming scene competing. All the players in the Draft have been meticulously picked from the Top E Sports Tournaments and teams from pan India. But, what’s unique about the draft process is that these team members may not necessarily play together at the moment but will now get drafted into different teams on the basis of an equitable point based drafting process.

On MTV it would be a daily 60 minute show with repeats the next day. Season 1 will comprise of 37 episodes. Each episode will have two teams face off on all the four games to gain league points. The final four will play knockouts to determine the winners.

The TV show is planned to be coupled with the high action and drama of the individual games itself, the show will aim to connect with audiences across genres, focus on the human element of the players, to provide a peek into the world of eSports, promising to be a thrilling race to the finish line.