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Electronic Visas Offered to Esports World Cup Ticket Holders

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The Saudi Press Agency said on Wednesday that attendees of the Esports World Cup, which takes place in Boulevard Riyadh City starting next week, would have the opportunity to apply for electronic visas in order to enter the nation.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Tourism have been collaborating with the Esports World Cup Foundation to assist expedite admission to the event, which is being hosted in the Kingdom for the first time.

READ MORE: Esports World Cup 2024: Complete Game Lineup and Schedule
Throughout 1,500 players from 500 clubs worldwide will compete in 22 events throughout the eight-week competition for a total prize fund of over $60 million, the largest in esports history.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman introduced the Kingdom’s National Gaming and Esports Strategy, which is in line with hosting the event. The EWC seeks to increase the country’s reputation as a top destination for gaming and esports worldwide.

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Attendees of the competition will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports, recreational, educational, cultural, and creative activities in addition to watching the action.

With a $60 million prize pool, the Esports World Cup is poised to bring about a change in the history of esports. The much awaited competition is scheduled to run from July 3 to August 25, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It will consist of 20 events totaling 19 games.


GameEventStart DatePrize Pool
Mobile Legends: Bang BangMLBB Mid-Season Cup 2024June 28, 2024$3 million
MLBB Women’s Invitational 2024July 25, 2024$500,000
StarCraft 2StarCraft 2 TournamentAugust 14, 2024$1 million
PUBGOfficial PUBG CompetitionTBD$2 million
PUBG MobilePUBG Mobile World Cup 2024TBD$3 million
Tekken 8Tekken 8 TournamentTBD$1 million
Street Fighter 6Street Fighter 6 TournamentAugust 8, 2024$1 million
RENNSPORTR1 2024 Spring ChampionshipAugust 8, 2024$5 million
FortniteFortnite TournamentAugust 8, 2024$1 million
Free FireFree Fire TournamentJuly 10, 2024$1 million
Counter Strike 2Counter Strike 2 TournamentJuly 17, 2024$1 million
Dota 2Dota 2 TournamentJuly 4, 2024TBD
League of LegendsLeague of Legends CompetitionJuly 4, 2024$1 million
Teamfight TacticsTeamfight Tactics TournamentAugust 8, 2024$550,000
Honor of KingsHonor of Kings Mid-Season InvitationalJuly 2024$3 million
Apex LegendsApex Legends TournamentJuly 31, 2024$2 million
Rainbow Six SiegeRainbow Six Siege TournamentJuly 31, 2024$2 million
Overwatch 2Overwatch 2 TournamentJuly 24, 2024$1 million
EA SPORTS FCEA SPORTS FC TournamentAugust 15, 2024$1 million
Rocket LeagueRocket League TournamentAugust 2024$250,000