The 2021 Riyadh season revealed new events that the “RUSH” festival will host in the Riyadh Entertainment Front area; One of the most prominent and largest festivals in the field of electronic games in the region, which will start on the 22nd of October and continue until the 26th of the same month. The Riyadh season has started receiving applications for participation in the festival and the door to purchase tickets has been opened on event link
The RUSH Festival will witness, for the first time in the world, the participation of the FIFA 22 game through the “Offline” event, in the presence of 14,000 players who were qualified during the “RUSH” online tournaments over the past two months, to compete for prizes totaling one million Saudi riyals. The festival will also witness, for the first time in the region, the establishment of the PUBG Mobile Championship, after moving from Los Angeles to Riyadh, in cooperation with the World Federation of Electronic Sports and the Saudi Federation for Electronic Sports, with the participation of 16 teams from different countries, and the tournament prizes amount to half a million riyals.
The new festival activities include hosting the seven most important esports teams and content industry in the Kingdom, such as “Falcon eSports, Power eSports, 25 eSports, RA, Ultimites, and Flare”, whose followers on social media platforms reach more than 5 million. Followers, to compete with the audience and share the challenge.
The audience will also be able to meet their celebrity fans, who have 50 million followers on YouTube, and 25 million followers on Instagram, with the ability to take memorial photos with members of those teams, such as “Bandretta, Ahmed Shaw, Musaed Al-Dossary”.
The new events also include the provision of 480 game consoles with 34 international games, such as “Call of Duty, League of Legends, Valorant, Counter-Strike, Rocket League, Tecne 7”, in cooperation with publishers and game developers in the world. The festival includes several supporting activities, such as the Cosplay Museum, and two theaters, one of which is dedicated to the qualifiers of electronic games, and the other is dedicated to the “Cosplay” tournament, which will be held on October 25 at 8 pm, in the presence of Saudi and international judges, in addition to entertainment activities provided by Saudi teams and DJs. The festival also includes 38 restaurants and food trucks, and 145 stores.