The world of e-sports, both offline and online, allows you to compete with players from all over the world, transcending borders and languages.
People around the world are using the Internet to compete and cooperate in various games at this very moment.
The great thing about e-sports is that it allows people to connect and become friends with friends they would never meet in their daily lives through games.
The Japan eSports Union ( JeSU) has announced the " Japan-Saudi Arabia eSports Match," an international tournament that will provide a great opportunity to develop and promote eSports in Japan and Saudi Arabia and deepen friendship between the two countries!
Home and Away in Japan and Saudi Arabia
The "Japan-Saudi Arabia eSports Match" is an eSports event that is part of the " Japan-Saudi Vision 2030 2.0 " project, a strategic partnership between the two countries of Japan and Saudi Arabia.
The event will be held in two halves, with the first half in Japan and the second half in Saudi Arabia, as a great opportunity to develop and promote e-sports in Japan and Saudi Arabia, and to deepen the friendship between the two countries.
The total prize money for the " JAPAN ROUND " in Japan will be 15 million yen, and the total prize money for the " SAUDI ARABIA ROUND " in Saudi Arabia will be equivalent to 15 million yen in US dollars, making the total prize money for the entire tournament a massive 30 million yen!
The actual title of the tournament has already been announced.
- Gran Turismo SPORT
- THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV
- Street Fighter V Champion Edition
- Tekken 7
The five most popular titles in the world will be used in the competition.
As for the titles released on multiple platforms, we will wait for further information on which platform will be used.
The first half of the JAPAN ROUND will be held on October 2 (Sat) and 3 (Sun), 2021, during the Tokyo Game Show 2021 ONLINE!
The event will be held at Tokorozawa Sakura Town, a facility owned and operated by the KADOKAWA Group, and will be broadcast online without audience participation, perhaps due to the fact that Mr. Koichi Hamamura (Senior Advisor to KADOKAWA, Inc.) is the Vice President of JeSU.
The SAUDI ARABIA ROUND is scheduled to be held in 2022.
The details of the competition schedule, distribution schedule, and the selection of Japan's representative players will be announced on the official website as soon as they are determined, so be sure to check the official website of the "Japan-Saudi Arabia eSports Match" and the official Twitter (@JeSUofficial ) of the Japan eSports Union (JeSU). JeSU Official Twitter (@JeSUofficial)!
|Outline of "Japan-Saudi Arabia eSports Match JAPAN ROUND|
|Hosted by||Japan e-Sports Union|
|Schedule||October 2 (Sat) and October 3 (Sun), 2021|
|Venue||Tokorozawa Sakura Town|
|Total prize money|| 30 million yen (total for home and away matches)
JAPAN ROUND : 15 million yen
SAUDI ARABIA ROUND : Total amount equivalent to 15 million yen in US dollars
|Competition Title|| eFootball (Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.)
Gran Turismo SPORT (Sony Interactive Entertainment, Inc.)
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV (SNK Corporation)
Street Fighter V Champion Edition (CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
Tekken 7 (Namco Bandai Entertainment Inc.)
|Official Sponsors|| KDDI Corporation
Suntory Holdings Limited
Indeed Japan K.K.
Bic Camera Co.
Wakasa Seikatsu Co.
Mouse Computer Co.
|Activity Grants||Kozuki Foundation|
|Cooperation from|| Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA)
Japan Online Game Association (JOGA)
|Supported by|| Japan Amusement Industry Association (JAIA)
Association of Media in Digital (AMD)