The Esports World Cup 2024, a multi-game eSports event, will start on July 3 and run till August 25 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Organised by the Esports World Cup Foundation and ESL Faceit Group (EFG), the first edition of the Esports World Cup will offer a staggering prize money of more than USD 60 million, the largest prize pool in eSports history.

The Esports World Cup 2024 will feature the world's top eSports clubs and over 1,500 players as they compete to be crowned world champions.

Esports World Cup 2024 participating titles

The Esports World Cup 2024 will feature 22 events in 21 different video game titles and they are:

Esports World Cup 2024 format

The cross-game competitive event, named the Club Championship, will award USD 20 million to the top 16 teams based on their overall performance.

The eSports clubs that have excelled in all the titles they have competed in after eight weeks of competition will be awarded the title of world’s first Esports World Cup Club champion.

With the Club Championship offering USD 20 million, the three remaining categories - Game Championships, MVP awards and Qualifiers will consume the rest of the USD 40 million.

Each of the 22 Game Championships will have a combined prize pool of over USD 33 million. Teams will compete for more than USD 7 million during qualifying events, and the MVP of each event will be awarded $50,000.

Esports World Cup 2024 teams 

The Esports World Cup 2024 will see a total of 30 eSports teams from across the globe participate in the high-profile tournament. These organisations hail from five major eSports regions - Europe, Asia, North America, South America and the Middle East. Know Esports World Cup 2024 teams.

North America: TSM, NRG Esports, Spacestation Gaming, FaZe Clan, 100 Thieves, Cloud9, Gaimin Gladiators

Europe: Fnatic,, Tundra Esports, Team Secret, Team Liquid, G2 Esports, KOI, Karmine Corp, OG, Natus Vincere, Team Vitality, Guild Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas

Asia: T1, Talon Esports, Gen.GEsports, Blacklist International, LGD Gaming, Weibo Gaming 

Middle East: Twisted Minds, Team Falcons

South America: Furia Esports, LOUD

These teams will participate in different game titles depending on their specialisation.

Where to watch Esports World Cup 2024 live in India 

The Esports World Cup 2024 will be telecast live on Star Sports First and Star Sports 2 TV channels in India.

Live streaming of the Esports World Cup 2024 will be available on the Star Sports’ YouTube channel. It will also be live streamed on the Esports World Cup’s YouTube channel.

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