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HONOR is the official smartphone partner of Gamers8

Smartphone brand HONOR has been tapped to provide all mobile phones to be used in the “Gamers8: The Land of Heroes,” a gaming and esports festival. 

The agreement between HONOR and Gamers8 also includes the “PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI),” which takes place on July 11-16 and will be played exclusively on the brand’s smartphones. Gamers8: The Land of Heroes has a prize pool of $45 million, triple that of last year. 

The world’s top teams of PUBG Mobile will compete using the HONOR Magic5 Pro. With its powerful processing capabilities, stunning display, and advanced features, the HONOR Magic5 Pro promises to enhance the gaming experience for players, ensuring that every movement and decision made by players is executed with precision and speed. 

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Organized by the Saudi Esports Federation, the festival runs for eight weeks beginning July 6 at Boulevard Riyadh City and features top gaming titles complemented by live music from star acts and a multitude of activities and attractions.

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“Gaming fans, in particular, will enjoy watching the PUBG MOBILE World Invitational tournament taking place on HONOR phones — the reaction to this news from the competition’s professional players has been unanimously positive,” said Turki Alfawzan, CEO, Saudi Esports Federation.

There will also be an HONOR booth in the festival venue to promote the brand and its latest product, where attendees can visit the booth at the festival venue to experience firsthand the brand’s cutting-edge innovations and latest products, as well as social media activations and raffles for gaming fans to win tickets to “Gamers8: The Land of Heroes.”

“HONOR understands the needs of tech-savvy users in the Saudi Market, particularly in gaming,” said Daniel Wang, president, HONOR Middle East & Africa. “By providing them with cutting-edge devices like the HONOR Magic5 Pro, we aim to elevate their gaming experiences to new levels and cater to their ever-changing requirements.”

The festival concludes with the Next World Forum, a gaming and esports forum held at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Center on Aug. 30-31, which brings together sector leaders and experts from around the world.