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After announcing the record-breaking 130 registered countries for the National Qualifiers, we are delighted to share that this year athletes from all around the world are going to compete in five extremely popular game titles.

The World Esports Championship 2024 (WEC24) will feature the following game titles: CS2, Dota2, eFootball series, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and PUBG Mobile.

This year, the tournament features seven competitions across the five iconic game titles with a notable emphasis on inclusivity by having women’s competitions in CS2 and the newly introduced MLBB Women, further enhancing the circuit’s diversity and inclusiveness.

“The upcoming World Esports Championship will manifest the incredible growth and global impact of competitive gaming,” the President for the International Esports Federation, HRH Prince Faisal, said. “It is a thrilling opportunity for us to showcase the current state of the organization and celebrate the spirit of competition that unites gamers from around the world.

“We are confident that this World Esports Championship will not only captivate audiences but also inspire a new generation of eSports enthusiasts. Together, let us embrace the joy and friendship of this extraordinary event and continue to propel the eSports ecosystem to even greater heights.”

The 16th edition of the World Esports Championship, set in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from November 11 to 19, promises to be one of the most exciting eSports events of the year.

“Continuing our collaboration with these publishers for this year’s World Esports Championships brings a huge contribution to the quality of the tournament,” the eSports Manager for the International Esports Federation, Igor Nedeski, said. “After the thrilling competition we’ve had in the past years with these titles, we are sure that this year is going to be no exception. The athletes are already euphoric to start the competition and showcase their skills at this year’s World Esports Championships.”

The National Qualifiers are now underway, anticipating the champions who will represent their countries in the Regional Qualifiers. From there, the victors will advance to the final destination, WEC24 in Riyadh later this year.

By Niji Narayan

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.