Counter-Strike 2 is the third game making its way to Esports World Cup 2024 – The Esports World Cup 2024 in Riyadh is growing up to become one of the largest event of the year. After Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and StarCraft II, it was announced that Counter-Strike 2 will also be featured in this 8-week event.
Counter-Strike 2 is the third game making its way to Esports World Cup 2024
Despite releasing last year, Counter-Strike 2 still remains the most popular FPS shooter esports game, thanks to the large number of players migrating from it predecessor Counter: Strike Global Offensive. Moreover its vibrant esports scene quickly adapted the transition to the new game, allowing fans to receive high quality competitive action.
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On Feb. 3, it was announced that CS2 will also be featured in the Esports World Cup 2024. It was also revealed that the first team to qualify for EWC will be the winner of the ongoing IEM Katowice 2024.
The IEM Katowice tournament has entered its Group Stage with teams fighting it out in the double elimination format. The 16 teams will duke it out in best-of-3 series. Out of them only 6 teams will make it to the Playoffs.
With Counter-Strike 2, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and StarCraft II, the Esports World Cup 2024 already has 3 of the most popular esports titles under its umbrella. Esports fans can also expect other popular games like PUBG, Rocket League, and many more to be added for competing in the eight-week tournament calendar.
Many believe that the unprecedented scale and structure of this event will also result in the highest ever esports prize pools to be given out between esports athletes and clubs. Apart from gaming tournaments, the event will also host music concerts, transforming Riyadh into a gaming capital and tourism destination this summer.
Stay tuned with us to get more such updates regarding the Esports World Cup and other popular tournaments happening worldwide.