MLBB Mid-Season Cup 2024 and Call of Duty Warzone to kick off Esports World Cup 2024

Esports World Cup 2024 officially commences on July 3. MLBB Mid-Season Cup 2024 and Call of Duty: Warzone to be among the first tournaments at the event.

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Esports World Cup 2024 opening ceremony (Source - ESWC)

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The Esports World Cup is set to commence in just a few hours with one of the most popular esports titles across mobile devices, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and a popular title across PC gamers Call of Duty: Warzone on July 3, 2024.

Ahead of that, the Esports World Cup saw a huge opening ceremony featuring interviews with various gamers and experts in the gaming industry who will be present at the Esports World Cup as hosts, desk analysts and various other roles.

At the end of the opening ceremony, there was also a dance performance before the trophy reveal alongside a huge firework and an aerial drone show, which honestly looked quite amazing despite all the controversies surrounding the event.

MLBB Mid-Season Cup 2024

The developers of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Moonton, will be first to host the 2024 Mid-Season Cup at the Esports World Cup with a massive prize pool of $3 million which is among the second highest across the list of all featured games.

Also Read: MLBB Mid-Season 2024 at Esports World Cup; Teams, schedule and format

Watching a mobile game reach such heights tells us how far the mobile gaming and esports industry has come along. Sixteen teams will now battle across five days in the group stage to reach the grand finals. One of the 16 teams in the group staged qualified through the wild card entry recently.

Call of Duty: Warzone World Cup 2024

Call of Duty was the last game to make an appearance at the Esports World Cup, and it brought two events featuring a combined prize pool of $3 million. The Warzone event is set to commence on July 3 and features 21 teams fighting for a $1 million prize pool.

The other event for CoD is the Modern Warfare III event, featuring 16 teams and a prize pool of $1.8 million. This event will commence on August 15. CoD is also the only game after MLBB to feature multiple events at the Esports World Cup.