Spotify announces joining forces with Esports Summit, one of the biggest gaming events running across Egypt and the MENA region organized by Gamers Lounge to bring an exciting audio experience to gamers in its virtual edition.
Is it live-streamed?
Yeah, the summit, which aims to attract thousands of players and features 37 tournaments, is live-streamed via Twitch during the entire month of October.
With Spotify being the official audio-streaming partner for Esports Summit, Gamers competing in the tournaments can now enjoy the best audio experience by listening to “Esports Summit 2021 Official Playlist” to get them pumped up and focused.
Co-curated by Spotify’s music team and Esports Summit’s gaming professionals, the playlist features the right tracks such as “Rise”, “Basha E3temed”, and “Champion Sound” that will engage and empower gamers to perform better, while at the same time soundtracking their gaming experience.
With its tech-savvy youth, the MENA gaming market is highly active with a thriving community. It is anticipated that the gaming and Esports industry will continue to witness exponential growth in the future. According to DFC intelligence, there are 145.8 million mobile gaming users in MENA.
On Spotify, the countries in the MENA region with the highest rate of streaming Spotify-curated video game playlists are Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Oman, with Egypt also ranking in the top 10.
What are the Top tracks for Egyptian Gamers?
As gaming becomes increasingly popular and the music becomes a natural companion to the experience, Spotify looked at the top tracks and artists Egyptian gamers are streaming from their gaming consoles. Clocking in at number one for the top-streamed tracks from video game consoles in Egypt, was
- 3afareet El Asfalt by Wegz.
- INDUSTRY BABY by Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow
- Msh Bel 7zoz by Afroto
- El 3aw by Double Zuksh, 3enba, and Abo El Anwar
- El Melouk by Ahmed Saad, 3enba and Double Zuksh.
While Wegz is the top-streamed male artist from gaming consoles, Doja Cat is his counterpart for top-streamed female artist from video game consoles.
And when it comes to the most popular playlists for gamers, Spotify-curated gaming playlist Top Gaming Tracks leads across the MENA region.
The right music has the power to transform and upgrade gaming experiences.
This has been proven and tested through timeless observations on the behaviors and attitudes of more than 90,000 players across the years during earlier editions of the summit. Being an expert in Esports with more than 10 years of experience, I can attest to the impact of music on gameplay.Hashem Alborno, Co-Founder of Esports Summit
And regarding the partnership with Spotify Alborno continued
Partnering with Spotify is a thrilling experience, as I believe tailored gaming playlists and unique integrations can elevate the gaming experience and add elements of thrill and excitementHashem Alborno, Co-Founder of Esports Summit
We have a long-standing commitment to gaming as we introduced our own Gaming Hub back in 2016. We are excited to partner with Esports Summit and create a soundtrack for gamers to add to their gaming experience.Claudius Boller, Spotify’s Managing Director for the Middle East, Africa, and North Africa
And finally, regarding their goal he continued
Our goal has always been to provide a seamless listening experience to all listeners and become the one place where they do all of their listening.Claudius Boller, Spotify’s Managing Director for the Middle East, Africa, and North Africa