Dubai to host a two-day gaming and entertainment event called EMG 2022

It will also include Global Esports Tour's CS:GO LAN tournament

Dubai to host a two-day gaming and entertainment event called EMG 2022
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On Friday and Saturday, EMG 2022 will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. There will be a cosplay competition, an anime music concert, celebrity visitors, and more in addition to gaming contests.

The Global Esports Tour's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive LAN event, which will be fought amongst eight teams: Ninjas in Pajamas, Mouz, Nasr Esports, Falcons, Complexity, OG, Tyloo, and Movistar Riders, is one of the festival's highlights. A $250,000 prize pool is on the line for the same. 

"We are delighted to bring the GET CS:GO Tournament to Dubai as part of the EMG 2022 Festival," said Abdulla Al Gurg, founder of EMG and vice president of the Emirates Esports Federation. "It is a milestone in Dubai's journey to becoming a global esports destination, and we are very excited to be hosting such an outstanding line-up of professional esports talents and outstanding gamer entertainment. This is the first edition of EMG, and we look forward to celebrating and bringing together esports, gaming and anime fans in the UAE annually for years to come."

Along with CS:GO there will be other gaming tournaments as well for titles including League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Fifa, Tekken 7, and VR games

Furthermore, cosplayers may compete for a $10,000 prize pool in an event. Animez, a Japanese pianist, and Akeboshi, a Japanese vocalist, will also be in attendance, performing and participating in a meet-and-greet.