Tuesday, 06 December 2022 03:24 GMT


(MENAFN- Mid-East.Info)

  • General admission tickets range from AED 85 to AED 150 only while Students will be charged AED 50 to attend the global esports Counter-Strike tournament that will be held in December at Etihad Arena.
  • The BLAST Premier World Final 2022 is in partnership with Abu Dhabi Gaming.

Abu Dhabi: BLAST has today announced general tickets can now be purchased for its flagship BLAST Premier World Final esports competition which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi later this year for the first time.

The tournament, which takes place at Yas Island's Etihad Arena between 14th-18th December, will feature eight of the best Counter Strike teams as they aim to triumph in the season-finale of the global Counter-Strike calendar.

Tickets for the last two days on 17th and 18th December start from only AED 85 per person while Student tickets are priced at AED 50 with different hospitality packages are also available.

BLAST has partnered with AD Gaming – a pioneering gaming and esports initiative – to host the BLAST Premier World Final, which will have $1 million prize pool. FaZe Clan and NAVI have qualified with the six remaining sides to be confirmed by late November as the BLAST Premier enters its final stages of the season.

Charlotte Kenny, Managing Director of BLAST Premier, said:“This is a fantastic opportunity for gaming fans and families of all ages across the Middle East to experience one of the best esports tournaments in the world. Fans will be able to watch the best CS:GO players live in action while also enjoying a variety of fun activities off stage in what promises to be an amazing event for all. We are looking forward to building on the excitement of the first ever BLAST Premier World Final in Abu Dhabi with the launch of general sale tickets.”

We're on a mission to take esports to the next level of global entertainment. We excite and invite billions of fans to join the esports revolution. We create live and digital experiences – from tournaments that pack out major arenas around the world to great content that's guaranteed to blow your socks off.

We work with some of the world's best game publishers and brands to elevate their properties into amazing esports experiences – having delivered tournaments, content and shows in a variety of games, including: Counter-Strike, DOTA 2, VALORANT, Apex Legends, FIFA 2022 and Fortnite.

Over the last year, we've been working with Fortnite to develop industry leading, year-round, calendar of exciting and competitive esports events. Following last year's FNCS All-Star Showdown and FNCS Grand Royale tournaments, we're now operating the entire FNCS Chapter 3 broadcast schedule during each Fortnite Season for 2022.

BLAST Premier is a worldwide Counter-Strike tournament series where the best teams and biggest superstars fight it out for glory and a multi-million dollar prize pool. Famous for its unparalleled production quality and game changing fan-first moments. Attracting tens-of-thousands of fans to our crazy-big-adrenaline-pumped live events in big arenas from London and Copenhagen to Miami and Sao Paulo, with millions more watching at home on our broadcast tuning in from more than 154 territories and in 25 different languages.

About AD Gaming

Abu Dhabi Gaming is a collaborative initiative that aggregates the broad efforts throughout Abu Dhabi to drive and build a self-sustaining gaming and esports ecosystem.

Its role is to facilitate, empower and create an industry that is essential for the future of Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment industry.

Fostering an environment of growth and knowledge, AD Gaming will provide a support system for the next generation of game developers and players, consumers and businesses alike.

Abu Dhabi Gaming is powered by the collaboration of multiple Abu Dhabi based governmental and commercial organisations, as well as content creators and gamers, with the collective focus to build this creative sector.


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