The biggest esports and gaming festival worldwide, Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, is returning in 2023 with double the prize pool.
After a successful debut in 2022, Gamers8 is keen to return in 2023 with a bigger goal and ambition. The Saudi Esports Federation has just announced the world's largest esports festival with more than double the prize pool last year. The festival, titled 'The Land of Heroes’ for the 2023 season, will take place on July 6th, 2023. It will last for eight weeks until the end of August 2023.
The esports community will be able to attend the glamorous event at the NXTLVL Arena at Boulevard Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia. Gamers8:The Land of Heroes is going to be a gamer haven, with big-name concerts, festivals, tournaments, education platforms, and more.
The festival tournaments will see more than $30 million USD for the prize pool
In 2022, Gamers8 organized tournaments for five esports titles – Rocket League, Dota 2, Fortnite, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and PUBG Mobile. The total prize pool for the esports tournaments amounted to $15 million USD. The 2022 event was a success with the top esports teams of the world joining the lavish tournament.
This year, the esports pro scene will be seeing double the amount of the prize pool, going over $30 million USD. With more funding and a larger prize pool, we will surely see a more luxurious event. The details for the tournaments and entertainment schedule is not known as of now.
Gamers8 2022 saw a celebration of the esports world
The Gamers8 2022 was a hit in the esports community with people coming from all around the world. They have managed to bring in over 1.4 million festival visitors. In addition, the event was broadcasted online on streaming platforms, which raked in over 130 million viewers. Top esports players and teams of the world did not want to miss out on the grand event, with 392 professional players and 113 professional teams joining the esports tournaments. Furthermore, the eight-night music festival was also enjoyed by more than 70,000 people. Overall, the first festival was a success and it will surely be no different for Gamers8 in 2023.
Gamers8:The Land of Heroes will end with the Next World Forum in August 2023. The exclusive event is an esports and gaming forum that brings together sector leaders and experts from around the world to talk and discuss the future of the esports industry.