In Pictures: Saudi Arabia’s 2 Million Dollar League of Legends Tournament!

If you’re following us on social media (which you definitely should if you don’t already) then you saw our coverage of Nexus, the biggest League of Legends festival in the region. The three-day fun-packed festival took place last weekend at the Riyadh Season Boulevard, with a shocking $2,000,000 prize pool!

The festival included a number of League of Legends themed activities, cosplay competition, LOL tournaments, and exciting music performances! Saudi Team EGZ Esports was crowned with the Nexus Title, officially becoming the best team in the Arab world. They emerged on top, with 750 other competing teams to win $400,000!

The festival ended with a once-in-a-lifetime performance by American superstar, Jason Derulo! All the attendees at the festival were happy and dancing to the tunes of the talented performer. Check out some of our favorite pictures from the festival!

WE SAID THIS: Definitely a huge push to E-sports in the region!