Qatar will host the first metaverse FIFA gaming event in the Middle East

Qatar will host the Middle East's first metaverse FIFA gaming event, allowing fans from around the world to watch the world's finest FIFA players compete for the EA Sports FIFA 22 Champions Cup.

Qatar FIFA 2022 Metaverse
Qatar FIFA 2022 | Image: Optimisus

The competition will be held at the Aspire Ladies Sports Hall in Doha, with 16 competitors competing for a variety of awards. Twelve of the 16 players are EA Sports FIFA 22 stars, with four coming from the Middle East and North Africa. The four players from the Middle East and North Africa who qualify for the online qualifiers will battle against pros.

The esports platform Ooredoo Nation-Gamers' Land hosted this competition. The winner will earn $25,000 in prize money, while the first runner-up will receive $15,000. The second and fourth-place finishers, on the other hand, will receive $5,000 each.

Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani, Ooredoo's Chief Commercial Officer, shares his enthusiasm for the company's entry into web3. He claims that this choice is following Ooredoo's long-term innovation plan.

Because of the metaverse concept, spectators will have several opportunities to communicate with one another and the participants during the event.

Additionally, Ooredoo Nation – Gamers' Land will offer free non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that may be redeemed for things as well as opportunities to meet gamers and influencers. They can also employ NFTs as an investment vehicle.

Fans who want to keep track of the EA Sports FIFA 22 Champions Cup can do so by going to the competition's website. They can also view the tournament at any time on YouTube.