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Esports World Cup Reveals First 5 Esports Titles

The first esports titles featured at the Esports World Cup have been revealed, representing a wide range of game types and communities.

The Esports World Cup has revealed the first five game titles. 

This summer, the first-ever Esports World Cup (EWC) will arrive in Saudi Arabia. The goal is to showcase a diverse range of games and their players and communities. Now, the first five games have been announced. 

Games at the Esports World Cup

In an official press release, the EWC has announced the first five game titles confirmed for the big event. These are the games: 

  • Honor of Kings
  • Counter-Strike 2
  • Dota 2
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
  • StarCraft II
Esports World Cup confirmed games

The five games are meant to represent a wide range of esports fans and players. StarCraft represents the OG esports crowd, one of the first bigger esports scenes to ever exist. Meanwhile, CS2 is seen as a "new era" of esports titles. Then Mobile Legends is a mobile game that shows how esports is evolving in so many different directions. 

“With a mix of storied PC games and some of the biggest mobile esports titles in the world, Esports World Cup captures the past, present, and future of esports,” said Ralf Reichert, CEO, Esports World Cup Foundation. “StarCraft II, Dota 2, Counter-Strike 2, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and Honor of Kings are all outstanding titles for the Esports World Cup. From the games that foundationally defined this industry, to the premier mobile titles beloved by a new wave of gamers, we are building the World Cup to connect with and elevate clubs, players, fans, and the entire esports community.”

These games all come together to celebrate a wide range of platforms, genres, and fans in an attempt to make the Esports World Cup the "largest-ever celebration of gaming." To make it fully global, the campaign has highlighted the regions where each title are the most popular. 

Here is the full list of cities featured in the latest campaign: 

  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Shanghai, China)
  • Dota 2 (Seattle, Washington, USA)
  • StarCraft II (Seoul, South Korea)
  • Counter-Strike 2 (Cologne, Germany)
  • Honor of Kings (Shenzhen, China)

In the press release, the Esports World Cup announced that more titles will be revealed soon. Check out the official website for more information.