Honor and Esports World Cup
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The Esports World Cup Foundation (EWCF) and HONOR have announced a major partnership for the Esports World Cup (EWC), the world’s largest gaming festival, scheduled for this summer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The HONOR 200 Pro will serve as the official smartphone of the EWC, leveraging its cutting-edge technology to power esports competitions in popular mobile games such as Free Fire, Honor of Kings, and the Women’s ML tournament.

Honor and Esports World Cup

The HONOR 200 Pro is designed for mobile gaming and offers new features catering to esports athletes and casual players.

  • Snapdragon 8 Series Mobile Platform: Featuring a CPU clock speed of up to 3GHz, it ensures smooth graphics rendering and real-time responsiveness.
  • 5200mAh Silicon-Carbon Battery: Delivers up to 61 hours of use on a single charge.
  • 3840Hz Risk-Free Dimming: Certified by TÜV Rheinland Flicker Free Display and TÜV Rheinland Full Care Display, with Natural Tone 2.0 for optimized display colour temperature.
  • Advanced Cooling: Equipped with a vapour chamber covering 36,881mm², 10% larger than the HONOR 90, ensuring exceptional heat dissipation.

The partnership aims to engage global gamers, strengthen brand identities, and foster a community driven by the spirit of competition.

“We are thrilled to join forces with HONOR as a partner in the Esports World Cup,” exclaimed Ralf Reichert, CEO of the Esports World Cup Foundation. “EWC athletes demand the absolute best in gaming technology, essential for maintaining competitive integrity and delivering an unparalleled experience. The HONOR 200 Pro is an exceptional smartphone, equipped with cutting-edge technology that surpasses the high standards set by EWC athletes. We are eager to witness its incredible performance this summer in Riyadh.”

“HONOR is very pleased to partner with the Esports World Cup and provide the official smartphone for its mobile competitions,” said Dr. Ray, CMO of HONOR. “As a brand dedicated to its consumers, HONOR strives to offer products that provide a superior experience and elevated performance, particularly for gamers. Our technology enables players to push their limits and achieve new heights in their gaming journey. We look forward to seeing the HONOR 200 Pro power the best esports athletes in the world as they strive for international greatness at the Esports World Cup.”

Starting 3rd July, the Esports World Cup will transform Riyadh into the epicentre of esports fandom and gaming culture. Located in Boulevard City, fans can watch their favourite athletes and clubs compete across 22 game championships for a share of more than $60 million in life-changing prize money — the largest prize pool in esports history. Over eight weeks, the Esports World Cup will also feature festival activities, including numerous gaming activations, community tournaments, pop culture celebrations, international experiences, and more.