Time Out Dubai
With a prize pool of $50,000 playing Dota 2, Rocket League, Brawlhalla, FIFA and more
As a world first for the worldwide automotive brand, BMW Middle East has released its really own Esports video gaming competition, and anyone throughout the GCC can get involved.
BMW’s Fight of the Gamers is the brand name’s regional effort to bring Esports in the Middle East to the next level, providing an online-only competition with an overall prize pool of $50,000 (around Dhs183,600) throughout numerous games.
Not just does the principle include tournaments for Fortnite, Dota 2, Rocket League, Brawlhalla, FIFA and more, however also in-game coaching programs and regular monthly podcasts.
Competitions will be held for three days a week over a three-month duration, which drew back on May 14 with Dota 2. Chosen video games will be streamed live, and will consist of live commentaries.
As for the in-game coaching program titled The BMW Esports Academy, it welcomes casual gamers and pros for online classes around gaming subjects, consisting of getting insights from coaches, pro gamers and video game experts.
For professional gamers, they can expect preparation and training for tournaments, live chats, Q&A sessions and even club searching. When it comes to casual players wanting to up their video game, expect technical training, ideas, tricks and training sessions, the opportunity to join 1v1 obstacles and having fun with a pro coach.
” Despite the Middle East being the world’s fastest growing gaming market, Esports is still quite in an advancement stage,” said sales and marketing director of BMW Group Middle East Lars Nielsen.
” BMW Middle East means to take the local gaming environment to the next level. We want to put focus on one of the world’s greatest video gaming markets, encouraging both professional and casual involvement and eventually bring joy to consumers. We can see the real power of Esports within the area and believe that this job will be a huge success.”