the crown prince Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salmanand Cristiano Ronaldo and FIFA President Gianni Infantinorevealed plans to launch eSports World Cupthe annual event will be held in Riyadh Starting in 2024. The main goal of the tournament is to solidify the Kingdom’s position as a global center for esports and sports competitions, while supporting the growth of the video gaming industry.
besides Esports World Cup Foundation As a non-profit organization, it promotes cooperation within the esports community and ensures its long-term sustainability.
The announcement was made in “The new global sports conference,“This conference brings together senior officials and leaders from the sports, video gaming and esports sectors. Prince mohammed bin salman emphasized the importance eSports World Cup As an important step towards achieving the goals set in the Outline Saudi Arabia Vision 2030. These goals include diversifying the economy, promoting tourism, creating jobs and providing top-notch entertainment experiences.
expected The E-Sports World Cup accelerates the implementation of the national e-Sports strategywith a target contribution of more than 50 billion he arrive gross domestic product Create 39,000 new jobs by 2030.
The tournament will also host various events aimed at attracting visitors and tourists to Riyadh and establishing the city as a video gaming capital. This move is particularly important as Saudi Arabia faces reduced hotel occupancy, tourism spending, restaurant and cafe spending, and consumer purchasing power over the summer.
More details about the event will be announced by the Esports World Cup Foundation next year.
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