Organized by V3A Company in partnership with the communications big Globo, the World Digital Sports activities Video games (WESG) event in Latin America will start its open qualifiers beginning Jan. eight for Dota 2, Professional Evolution Soccer 2021 (PES 21), Counter-Strike: International Offensive (CS:GO), and Starcraft 2 competitions.
The State of Rio de Janeiro is supporting the event and can host the ultimate stage of the competitors in an in-person occasion within the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro on March 6-7. The ultimate stage will characteristic solely certified groups and visitors, in keeping with the WESG LATAM’s web site, following security protocols really useful by the World Well being Group.
The occasion is being sponsored by telecom model Oi, Nestlé model KitKat, and TNT Vitality Drink, and can also be being supported by Sony PlayStation, electrical options firm APC, and gaming chair producer DT3 Sports activities.
The overall prize pool provides as much as $250Okay BRL (roughly $46.3K USD), and the event will likely be broadcast on Twitch and YouTube from it’s closed qualifiers on WESG LATAM’s official channels. Globo’s pay-TV channel SporTV can also be set to broadcast the finals of the competitors, which aspires to be the “Olympic Video games” of esports.
That is the second version of WESG LATAM. The primary version was interrupted in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.