Esports World Cup 2024 will feature StarCraft II and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournaments – The Esports World Cup is set to become one of the largest esports tournaments in the world where the world’s elite esports clubs and athletes will compete against each other. It will be an eight-week event held in Riyadh this summer 2024.
Today, the organizers announced the introduction of the strategy game StarCraft II into the event. This will be the second game to be featured in the Esports World Cup after Mobile Legends: Bang Bang which was announced a week ago.
Esports World Cup 2024 will feature StarCraft II and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournaments
StarCraft II is hailed as the game that birthed the esports scene to reality. The intense strategy game series continues to be one of the most competitively popular strategy esports games. Hence, it was unsurprising when it was announced that StarCraft II would be featured at the Esports World Cup 2024 in Riyadh as the official World Championship event for ESL ProTour.
Two of them have already been determined. The rest will join them soon enough.
— Esports World Cup (@ESWCgg) February 2, 2024
18 of the best StarCraft II players will qualify for the event and compete to determine who will lift the crown of SC2 world champion. Here is how the qualifiers will be determined:
- Winner of StarCraft II Masters Summer (Serral)
- Winner of StarCraft II Masters Winter (Clem)
- Top 4 from IEM Katowice
- Top 4 from ESL SC2 Masters Spring Finals
- Top 2 from EPT Europe Standings
- Top 2 from EPT Korea Standings
- Top 1 from EPT America Standings
- Top 1 from EPT Asia Standings
- Open Qualifiers (2 slots)
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
On January 23, it was announced Mobile Legends: Bang Bang will also enter the Esports World Cup stage. As the most popular mobile esports game, MLBB attracts millions of players and viewers from Southeast Asia. By taking part in the Esports World Cup 2024, MLBB will be able to gain more attention worldwide.
The EWC Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament in Riyadh this summer will have the largest-ever prize pool in the game’s history. Since the M5 World Championship Grand Finals registered more than 5 million peak viewers, we can expect an even higher number at EWC 2024.
With the Esports World Cup being the successor of the Gamers8 tournament, we can expect more games like Rocket League, Counter-Strike 2, PUBG, DOTA 2, League of Legends, etc. to be featured in this 8-week event.
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