EMG 2022, Dubai’s biggest ever gaming culture show will open to the public , bringing the best of esports tournaments, celebrity guests, friendly competitions, anime music shows, cosplay shows, and more to gaming fans in the region.
Organized by Esports Management Group, the leading esports and entertainment management company, EMG 2022 takes place from 10-11th June at Dubai World Trade Center. Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural edition of the gaming expo, at Platinumlist.
The gaming action is already underway online, with the official Global Esports Tour (GET) CS:GO LAN tournament. Eight of the top professional Esports teams from around the world will be battling for a share of the prize pool of US$250,000.
The line-up for the first round of matches have been revealed where Ninjas in Pyjamas take on NASR ESPORTS; Complexity faces OG Esports; Movistar Riders will challenge Tyloo; and Mouz is matched against Team Falcons. All matches will be broadcast on EMG’s official Twitch and YouTube channels, with the finals and semifinals taking place live at EMG 2022.
Alongside the pro-level Esports, EMG 2022 features a huge lineup of games, including friendly contests spread over several arenas, including League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Fortnite, FIFA, Tekken 7 and multiple VR games.
The EMG line-up includes special musical performances from performances by famous Japanese pianist Animez and Japanese singer Akeboshi, meet-and-greets with the musical artists and some of the most popular influencers from around the region and beyond including MSDossary, Ahmed Ben Chaibah, TM Faisal, Bo3omar, SirSAN, Mark Tube, Kakashi Gaming, Hope Rima, and more.
For Cosplayers and Cosplay fans, EMG 2022 also features the official EMG Cosplay Contest, with a grand prize pool of US$10,000. Cosplayers can attend for free by pre-registering at the EMG website. Completing the EMG 2022
will be a wide selection of official merchandise stores from top gaming teams and players.
“We are highly excited to welcome the region’s gaming fans to our first ever EMG 2022, and we can promise the attendees the greatest ever gaming extravaganza in the UAE. Our team has worked tirelessly to bring the brightest and best talent to EMG 2022, including outstanding professional Esports with the GET CS:GO LAN tournament, the region’s favorite influencers, world-famous musical talent Animez and Akeboshi, and what is shaping up to be an unparalleled cosplayer line-up. EMG 2022 is set to be an unforgettable experience and a milestone in the UAE’s gaming story,” said Abdulla Al Gurg, founder of EMG and Vice President of the Emirates Esports Federation.