Esports Management Group, an esports and entertainment management company, has announced EMG 2022, the largest gaming and entertainment festival to take place in Dubai.
EMG 2022 will take place at the Dubai World Trade Center and will include a wide range of gamer culture activities such as esports tournaments, celebrity guests, friendly competitions, anime music shows, cosplay shows, and more.
The festival will be held from June 10th to 11th and will include the official Global Esports Tour (GET) CS:GO LAN tournament with a grand prize pool of $250,000 USD.
“We are delighted to bring the GET CS:GO Tournament to Dubai as part of the EMG 2022 Festival. It is a milestone in Dubai’s journey to becoming a global esports destination, and we are very excited to be hosting such an outstanding lineup of professional esports talents and outstanding gamer entertainment,” said Abdulla Al Gurg, founder of EMG and Vice President of the Emirates Esports Federation. “This is the first edition of EMG, and we look forward to celebrating and bringing together esports, gaming and anime fans in the UAE annually for years to come.”
The GET Dubai CS:GO Tournament quarter finals will take place on June 9th, with eight professional esport teams from around the world competing.
The $250,000 prize pool will be competed for by Ninjas in Pajamas, Mouz, NASR ESPORTS, Falcons, Complexity, OG, Tyloo, and Movistar Ride. The tournament will be streamed live on EMG’s official Twitch and YouTube channels.
EMG 2022 officially opens on June 10th and will host thousands of audiences until June 11th at the Dubai World Trade Centre, welcoming everyone to witness the high-octane semifinals and grand finals of the GET CS:GO Tournament, as well as a massive lineup of gaming entertainment, including friendly video game competitions across several venues dedicated to different games, such as League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Fortnite, FIFA, Tekken 7 and more.
Attendees can buy tickets through the Platinumlist.
Cosplayers will be able to participate in EMG’s cosplay contest, with a chance to win a share of the US$10,000 prize pool, and even better – attendance to EMG 2022 is free for all pre-registered cosplayers.
Attendees will also be able to enjoy performances by famous Japanese pianist Animez and Japanese singer Akeboshi. The two-day festival will feature meet-and-greets with Animenz, Akeboshi, and the 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 others.
A wide range of official merchandise stores from top gaming teams and players will round out the EMG 2022 lineup.
Platinumlist now has EMG 2022 tickets available for purchase.