IOC confirms Singapore to be the next venue for Olympic Esports Week, 2023. The four-day event is the most awaited one
Gear up for the Olympic Esports Week, 2023 at Singapore. International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially confirmed that Singapore will host the event, with first in-person live finals and the best virtual sports ever. The four-day festival will take place between 22 and 25 June, next year.
What will the Olympic Esports Week, 2023 showcase?
According to the IOC President, the Olympic Esports Week, 2023 will help in the furtherance of virtual sports within the Olympic Movement. IOC has collaborated with the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Sport Singapore and the Singapore National Olympic Committee to organize this major event. Now what are you going to witness at this four-day event-
- First in-person live finals of the Olympic Esports Series
- Hybrid physical and simulated sports
- Exhibitions on latest technologies
- Panel Discussions
- Education sessions
- Show Matches
Last series, which is 2021 virtual series, managed to gather more than 2.5L players across hundreds of countries. The virtual event showcased sports like racing, baseball, rowing, and sailing.
Gaming enthusiasts are saying, this official announcement by IOC today, is a major breakthrough, a step in the right direction. And talk about Singapore, it is sitting in the catbird seat. Hosting the four-day Olympic Esports Week, will escalate the virtual sports sector and unlatch the window for local and regional esports trade there. So, for Singapore, this OEW is going to be a boulevard of opportunities. In a recent announcement, Minister of Culture, Community and Youth, Sport, Edwin Tong said, that it’s a delight to host the Olympic Esports Week, 2023.
Particulars of the Olympic Esports Week, 2023 will be revealed early next year.