DEF2022 was hosted by Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment in partnership with VSPN, a global leader in esports activities and solutions, and presenting partner, du.
Bringing together leading gamers, esports thought leaders and fans from across the world, the 12-day event featured the championship round of the inaugural PUBG Global Championship 2022 Grand Finals, which saw Team Natus Vincere crowned winners.
DEF 2022 kicked off with the two-day Initiate Summit, a ground-breaking B2B learning and networking platform for esports and gaming industry professionals, developers and creatives. The Summit was held in collaboration with Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Media City, a member of TECOM Group, the event’s Knowledge Partner.
DEF 2022 catered to gamers, families, friends, art and music lovers, industry professionals, and esports experts as part of its first edition with the aim of uniting and developing the gaming and esports communities in Dubai and the region.