July 14, 2024

The second edition of AppGallery’s Gamers Cup saw huge numbers from the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region with over 7,000 gamers turning up for the Garena Free Fire tournament.

The competition was able to garner interest from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Bahrain, Libya, Iraq and Qatar which has seen a 59% increase from last year’s edition.

This increase falls in line with AppGallery’s mission to foster mobile gaming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with Vice President of the Middle East and Africa, Huawei Global Partnerships & Eco-Development, Huawei Consumer Business Group, Lu Geng stating;

“We are extremely pleased by the popularity of the AppGallery Gamers Cup, which is a testament to our commitment to nurturing innovative collaborations and experiences within the Middle East and North Africa region.”

“Following a successful first edition, we have noted that AppGallery Gamers Cup delivers an enticing opportunity for mobile gamers and developers alike that enables the creation of memorable experiences in the e-gaming world using Huawei’s platforms.”

The Garena Free Fire Clash Squad tournament ran from March 31 to April 21 and was live-streamed across AppGallery and Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) social channels, witnessing immersive interaction and cheerful vibes with over 2.7 million views.

The competition saw 1024 of the best teams in the region battle it out for a prize pool of $30,000 with NAKAZAKI claiming the first-place prize of $15,000 with 4REBELS obtaining the second-place prize of $10,000, and the third team SYR.. secured a total prize of $5,000.