True Gamers Unveils Plans for $280M Esports Island in Abu Dhabi

True Gamers Unveils Plans for $280M Esports Island in Abu Dhabi

22. March 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

True Gamers, a leading network of esports venues, has announced its ambitious endeavor to develop a revolutionary “Esports Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

This groundbreaking project aims to create a comprehensive esports ecosystem, encompassing cutting-edge training facilities, a tournament headquarters, content creation spaces, and accommodations for players and staff.

True Gamers is currently in discussions with high-profile investors to secure the $280M investment required to acquire the island and construct the necessary infrastructure for the project.

Vision and Collaboration

The vision for the Esports Island stems from extensive research conducted by True Gamers, in collaboration with over 100 organizations operating within the esports industry.

Notable contributors include more than 30 esports teams from regions spanning North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Key partners such as Virtus.Pro, Team Spirit, and BetBoom have played pivotal roles in shaping the project’s development.

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Island Features

The Esports Island will feature dedicated venues tailored to the needs of competitive gaming, offering state-of-the-art training camps and accommodation options. At the heart of the island lies the Digital Tower, serving as the central hub with facilities for meetings, startup accelerators, and animation studios.

Additionally, the island will boast the TG Arena, a purpose-built stadium equipped for esports tournaments, along with a computer club housing approximately 100 PCs, a simulation racing section, and a console gaming area.

Training and Bootcamp Facilities

A highlight of the project is the inclusion of a bootcamp section inspired by American collegiate campuses. This facility will provide advanced training technology and accommodation options for players, developed in consultation with team directors worldwide.

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GG Resort and Unique Features

The island will also feature the GG Resort, offering 200 rooms equipped with gaming computers alongside traditional hotel amenities. Furthermore, the island will introduce innovative features such as a “parachute jump check-in” inspired by popular gaming titles like PUBG.

Market Analysis and Future Outlook

True Gamers conducted a thorough market analysis of the esports landscape in the MENA region, as well as the global growth trajectory of the esports industry, to inform the development of the Esports Island.

The comprehensive analysis instills confidence in the viability of the proposed business model, with the creators anticipating a return on investment within 10 years of the island’s inauguration.

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By leveraging its expertise in the esports industry and fostering collaboration with key stakeholders, True Gamers is poised to realize its vision of establishing a pioneering Esports Island in Abu Dhabi.

As the project progresses, stakeholders should remain adaptable to evolving market dynamics and emerging trends, ensuring the island’s sustained success and contribution to the global esports ecosystem.

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