The World Championship 2021 – EDG is getting ready for a new home in the future
The World Championship 2021 – EDG is getting ready for a new home in the future.
On September 13, reigning World Championship Champion Edward Gaming announced plans to build their own new stadium. According to the announcement, EDG’s new “home” will be located in the city of Shanghai – this is also the venue for the 2020 World Championship.
Similar to many traditional sports, LPL teams have started building their own stadiums across China. With the remarkable growth of the e-sports industry here, EDG is expected to become one of many LPL teams to own a new “home ground”, similar to RNG’s stadium located in Beijing. The new e-sports hub in Shanghai will immerse fans in a world dedicated to e-sports, participate in competitive activities or shop there.
The new e-sports center is expected to be built in Shanghai’s Minhang district and will be built entirely by Chaojing Group, also known as SuperGen, which is also EDG’s parent company.
According to wanplus.cn, the SuperGen arena is expected to be more than 50,000 square meters and include two arenas, “Super-E-Sport” and “Super-Show”. In particular, the “Super-E-Sport” arena will be about 10,000 square meters with a capacity of up to 3000 people and will be the main venue for international tournaments. At the same time, this place will also be the place to organize small music concerts, fashion shows or tournaments of some other sports.
On the other hand, the “Super-Show”, which is also the home ground of the reigning World Champion Edward Gaming, will have a capacity of about 1000 people and will mainly be used to host this team’s matches.
When completed, SuperGen Arena is assessed to become one of the largest independent investment projects in the world e-sports industry. According to wanplus.cn, the initial investment cost for this new stadium will be about 720 million USD, then increase to 1.4 billion USD when completed. However, this is only an expected cost and it is entirely possible that there will be incurred during the construction process.
In addition, inside the Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative E-Sports Center will also include shopping areas, restaurants, offices, cinemas or hotels to support players or guests. Tourists come to visit this place, there will even be an ecological garden built here. Therefore, the new center in Shanghai is expected to be not only a place for e-sports fans, but also a potential tourist destination for the city of the same name in particular and China. generally in the future.
If all goes well, the SuperGen stadium is expected to be built in 2023 and completed before 2025. Hopefully after construction, the new “home” for the EDG team will become a favorite venue. love and bring esports closer to people around the world. At the same time with this good news, let’s look forward to EDG’s performance at the upcoming Worlds 2022, especially the matches against T1 when they are placed in the same group. Game4V will continuously update information about the biggest League of Legends tournament on the planet to readers as soon as possible.