Gamers Without Borders is helping to eliminate against COVID-19 with some of the most significant names in gaming

Did you know that while esports occasions are continuing to occur online during the pandemic, one in specific has become the biggest esports charity event ever? Gamers Without Borders has actually been ongoing for five weeks now and as we get in the last couple of weeks, over 120,000 players from 72 different countries have actually participated. On top of that, 54 elite teams and 53 Fortnite duos throughout 48 citizenships have actually been competing for the $10m prize pool with each and every single penny going to different charities, ranging from UNICEF to the International Medical Corps.

In this time of worldwide uncertainty, Gamers Without Borders has actually worked relentlessly to offer activities that unite numerous individuals worldwide. The sense of neighborhood that has actually stemmed from individuals playing all of these video games for such a positive cause is proof of simply how esports is constantly developing and can certainly be utilized as a force for good.

His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan, chairman of the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS), stated: “It’s motivating to see Gamers Without Borders and Saudi Arabia connect the global video gaming neighborhood and assist react to COVID-19 through supporting these international charities.

” To have combined such a big number of global gamers to enjoy, game, donate and find out in simply 4 weeks really shows the power that esports has. Video gaming has proved it transcends all borders – and there’s more to come in the next few weeks.”

Obviously, the finest time to get involved was right at the start of the tournament. The 2nd finest time? Right now! This weekend sees some big Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches taking location, with a knockout bracket featuring 6 of Europe’s finest teams– consisting of 22-time esports champs FaZe Clan, and international powerhouse Fnatic who were previously crowned Esports Team of the Year in 2006 and 2009– plus a gigantic showmatch between 2 of the very best North American lineups; Group Liquid and 100 Thieves.

If you like capturing up on the happenings so far, the Gamers Without Borders YouTube channel has everything you need. Without ruining the winners for anyone, we have actually already seen champions crowned in PUBG Mobile, Rainbow 6 Siege, DotA 2, and Fortnite, all transmitted by an amazing virtual studio in seven various languages. The effect this event is having actually has actually never been seen prior to and with one video game still to be announced for the last weekend, it’s an interesting time to be a Gamers Without Borders participant.

Enjoying the pros take on against one another isn’t the only way of taking part either. There are a lot of community tournaments to sign up for throughout 15 different games, consisting of Fortnite, Call of Task, Overwatch, and more. This is an excellent way to get included with esports for the first time among similar individuals; simply pick the game you’re best at! On top of that, budding video game developers can likewise take part in various academic offerings over at The Academy.

What are you waiting on? Find out more about whatever happening over on the official Gamers Without Borders site.