The Global Esports Games, a multi-title esports competition hosted by the Global Esports Federation (GEF), has unveiled the first set of partners for its inaugural tournament.
The likes of Singapore Airlines, Samsung, telecommunications service MyRepublic, TikTok and gaming peripherals brand Razer will support the event taking place from December 18th-19th.
The competition will feature Dota 2, Street Fighter V and eFootball 2022, with more than 40 countries expected to compete in the event. The Global Esports Games, which is set to take place at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, will be shown on a range of platforms, including its media partner GosuGamers, Twitch and Facebook.
Chris Chan, President of the Global Esports Federation, spoke on the partnerships in a release: “We are thrilled by the support from world-class brands for the first-ever Global Esports Games. We are now in the final phase of preparations for the GEG. The entire team remains focused on staging a prestigious international competition as planned despite the challenging circumstances.
Despite the 2021 edition yet to take place, the federation has already confirmed that the Global Esports Games 2022 will be held in Istanbul. Moreover, its 2023 edition will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Alongside the tournament, an esports convention known as GEFcon will commence on December 16th. The convention will see a range of panels discussing various aspects of the industry including how the metaverse could impact esports.
Esports Insider says: The Global Esports Federation has managed to build an impressive roster of partners ahead of the inaugural running of its multi-title tournament. Depending on its success, partners may look to support the event in 2022 and 2023.