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Saudi esports success depends on local businesses, say industry players 

After Saudi Arabia released its esports strategy last week, members of the region’s local gaming industry say community players, developers and startups are key to actualizing the plan’s ambitious goals.
University student Najd Fahd.

Young, edgy and female is the new face the conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia is presenting to the world with esports, as it’s changing its game in the industry. 

Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a reported avid “Call of Duty” video gamer, released an esports strategy for his country last week, calling for the creation of 39,000 jobs and the production of more than 30 games in domestic studios by 2030. 

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