Dubai to host EMG Games and Entertainment Festival 2022
The event will host the Global Esports Tour’s “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” LAN tournament.
Esports Management Group, an esports and entertainment management company, will organize EMG 2022, the gaming and entertainment festival in Dubai.
EMG 2022 will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center and will feature a wide range of player culture activities including esports tournaments, celebrity guests, friendly competitions, live music shows, cosplay shows, etc
The festival will take place on June 10 and 11 and will include the official Global Esports Tour (GET) CS:GO LAN tournament with a grand prize of $250,000.
Abdulla Al Gurg, Founder of EMG and Vice President of the Emirates Esports Federation, said: “We are delighted to bring the GET CS:GO tournament to Dubai as part of the EMG Festival 2022. This is an important milestone. in Dubai’s journey to become a global esports destination, and we are very pleased to welcome such an exceptional array of professional esports talent and exceptional player entertainment. This is the first edition of EMG, and we look forward to celebrating and bringing fans of esports, games and anime to the UAE every year for years to come.
The esports action will kick off virtually on June 9, with eight professional esports teams from around the world competing in the quarter-finals of the GET Dubai CS:GO tournament. Teams include Ninjas in Pajamas, Mouz, NASR ESPORTS, Falcons, Complexity, OG, Tyloo and Movistar Ride. Esports fans can follow the tournament via EMG’s official Twitch and YouTube channels.
EMG 2022 officially opens on June 10 and will welcome thousands of spectators until June 11, inviting everyone to witness the High-Octane Semi-Finals and Grand Finals of the GET CS:GO Tournament. In addition to the tournament, there will be other video game competitions across multiple sites for games including League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Fifa, Tekken 7 and VR games.
Meanwhile, cosplayers will be able to enter a competition with a prize pool of $10,000. Also present will be the Japanese pianist Animez and the Japanese singer Akeboshi, who will perform and participate in a meeting.
Attendees will also be able to enjoy performances by renowned Japanese pianist Animez and Japanese singer Akeboshi. The two-day festival will feature meet-and-greets with Animenz, Akeboshi and esports teams, as well as some of the most popular influencers including but not limited to MSDossary, Ahmed Ben Chaibah, TM Faisal, Bo3omar, SirSAN , Mark Tube, Kakashi Gaming, Hope Rima, and more.
The EMG 2022 lineup will be complemented by a wide selection of official merchandise stores from top gaming teams and players. EMG 2022 tickets are now available for purchase on Platinumlist.