True Gamers and Takefluence Partner to Elevate Gaming and eSport Content Creator

The gaming sector within the Middle East has witnessed remarkable growth, with highest gaming penetration - over 60% of the population are game enthusiasts. Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading this surge, with the sector expected to reach a valuation of $6 billion by 2027, according to the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre’s study. At the forefront of this evolution, True Gamers, UAE-based esteemed esports clubs network, has already established six clubs in Dubai, with a significant investment of $45 million to develop over 150 clubs across Saudi Arabia. Additionally, True Gamers is gearing up for further expansion, with plans to open new branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah within the next few months. This strategic expansion is not just about providing state-of-the-art gaming facilities but also creating a nurturing ecosystem for gaming content creators to thrive.The content creator economy in the Middle East underscores a pivotal shift towards authentic digital marketing strategies, with nano and micro-influencers and user-generated content (UGC) playing crucial roles. This trend signals a growing demand for a supportive ecosystem that caters to the aspirations of gaming content creators, values creativity, innovation, and collaboration.In response to this evolving landscape, True Gamers and Takefluence are launching an ambassador program specifically designed for the gaming community. This initiative aims to harness the potential of gaming enthusiasts and content creators, offering them a platform to showcase their creativity, engage with a wider audience, and ultimately, transform their passion for gaming into rewarding opportunities.“This partnership reflects a shared vision for the future of Gaming, eSport and content creation in the region, highlighting the synergies between technological innovation and community engagement. As the digital landscape evolves, collaborations like this are crucial in driving the growth of the eGaming and content creator economies, offering new opportunities for creators and brands alike.”, - Archie Rudyuk, CEO and Co-Founder of Takefluence. “By combining our resources and expertise, we are not just offering a platform for gamers and creators but also setting the stage for the next generation of gaming content. This initiative is about recognizing and amplifying the talents within our community, ensuring that the Middle East becomes a main hub of innovation and creativity in the global gaming scene.", - Vlad Belyanin, True Gamers Co-Founder and CPO.The collaboration between True Gamers and Takefluence marks the beginning of a new chapter in the eGaming content creation narrative in the Middle East. It is a call to action for creators to leverage their skills, embrace new opportunities, and be at the forefront of the digital revolution in the gaming world. With the support of this groundbreaking initiative, the region's gaming content creators are set to embark on a journey of growth, discovery, and unparalleled success.

Abu Dhabi to get world's first $280 million esports island

True Gamers, a network of esports lounges, has unveiled an ambitious plan for a dedicated esports island in Abu Dhabi. This first-of-its-kind development, valued at $280 million, aims to become a global hub for esports enthusiasts.Key features:Professional Gaming Training Facility: Aspiring esports athletes can hone their skills at a state-of-the-art training facility.TG Arena: This high-tech venue will host major gaming tournaments, attracting players and spectators from around the world.Luxury Esports Hotel: Catering to the esports experience, the hotel will feature innovative touches like a PUBG-inspired parachute check-in.Digital Tower: This business hub will offer workspaces, startup accelerators, high-speed technologies, and animation development studios, fostering innovation within the esports industry.GG (Good Game) Bootcamps: Inspired by American college fraternities, these bootcamps will provide professional gamers with dedicated practice spaces, healthy meals, and top-tier equipment to prepare for major competitions.Children's Esports Camps: Catering to the next generation, the island will feature camps to introduce children to the world of esports in a positive and educational environment.Project Status:True Gamers has committed $280 million to the project and is actively seeking additional investors to secure funding.Discussions with developers are ongoing, with construction expected to begin in the near future.Founded in 2019, True Gamers has established itself as a major player in the esports scene. They currently operate 124 esports lounges across the UAE and Eastern Europe.In 2024, they further expanded their reach with a $45 million investment to open 150 clubs in Saudi Arabia.The proposed esports island in Abu Dhabi signifies True Gamers' ambitious vision for the future of esports, creating a dedicated ecosystem for players, businesses, and fans alike.