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Global Esports Federation welcomes UAE as 100th member

Emirates Esports is committed to advancing the GEF’s values of equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion, and innovation

How esports plots to conquer television

Computer games are exhilarating, and broadcasters are betting that this excitement will keep the audience glued to the screen

Etihad Airways partners with Team Nigma

UAE’s Etihad becomes first major airline to sponsor an esports team

Team Nigma will be relocating to Abu Dhabi, under their partnership with AD Gaming

How 5G is the future of eSports and gaming

With an increasing number of gamers, the eSports industry is expected to grow even more rapidly

PUBG Mobile and OPPO partner for 2021 MEA esports season

Local players can progress from regional tournament to the PUBG Mobile Global Championship

Skin in the game: brands gain from gaming boom

Here’s why the sales of gaming equipment have soared in recent months

AD Gaming formed to further gaming sector in Abu Dhabi

Global video game industry predicted to hit $300bn by 2026

Riot Games Intel Arabian Cup lights up local gaming scene

More than 1,000 teams and 5,000 players from MENA took part over eight months

Emirates Esports Association to set up base at Yas Creative Hub in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi continues to grow status as regional gaming and esports hub

Saudi gaming scene attracts new investment

Webedia Esports Agency announces acquisition of SaudiGamer.com

Playing for keeps: How the GCC is developing its esports industry

The GCC and its esports stakeholders can leverage the momentum to build a true gaming/esports ecosystem for the region

What does the future hold for the GCC’s gaming industry?

The number of Middle East gamers is believed to be over 100 million

Abu Dhabi-based Yas Heat Esports partners with Microsoft to boost esports in the region

Esports team to adopt sports science offered by Microsoft Intelligent Cloud

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Inaugural UAE Tolerance Esports Games to begin on November 13

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan launched the Global Commission for Tolerance in Esports and Gaming

Gulf Business backs ESI Digital Winter esports conference

Gulf Business returns as media sponsor for the latest in the ESI Digital series

Adidas to host FIFA 21 tournament for GCC gamers

Amateurs and pros will compete for $25,000 in prize money

Esports, VR gaming complex to be set up in Abu Dhabi

Beirut-based Robocom VR to provide content and technology for ‘Pixel’

Breaking down barriers for mobile esports in the GCC

Gulf Business webinar discusses the future of mobile esports in the GCC with key insiders

Abu Dhabi esports team faces off against top teams in international sim race

Fans can follow the action for free at a Starz Play Arabia

BMW LVL Up Academy

BMW Middle East to organise esports training sessions throughout September

The series provides esports enthusiasts and casual gamers an opportunity to learn different aspects of gaming from professionals in a private one-on-one setting

Livestreaming app Bigo Live to sponsor Saudi gamers

Up to 3,000 gamers in the Middle East to benefit from incentive package

ESI Digital Summer

The upcoming ESI Digital Summer B2B esports conference will focus on the Middle East and other emerging regions

On August 18, the day will be dedicated to the Middle East, the world’s fastest-growing gaming market

New esports team, Yas Heat, launched in Abu Dhabi

Yas Heat launches recruitment drive to discover and develop UAE gaming talent

ESI Digital Summer Esports

ESI to organise major B2B online esports gaming conference next week

The online ESI Digital Summer conference will be held from August 17-21

IESF

UAE government signs agreement with IESF to promote tolerance in esports

An IESF Global Commission of Tolerance and Coexistence in Esports will be formed as a result of the agreement

Saudi’s Millenium Arabia launch first Arabic esports series on Twitter

The series will be streamed every Thursday at 9.30pm UAE time starting June 18

Gamers Without Borders Saudi Arabia

Saudi’s Gamers Without Borders championship becomes world’s largest charity esports event

The ongoing esports fundraiser has already donated $6.5m to various global charities fighting the Covid-19 pandemic