Abdullah ibn Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud is not the crown prince, and more than two hundred people hold such title in Saudi Arabia. However, he has enough funds, and on his VKontakte page, he stated that his family had funded the creation of a DOTA anime for Netflix.
The series, subtitled “Dragon’s Blood,” was announced on February 17th. It will be released online on March 25th.
I can finally say that I made a DOTA anime! We have covered most of the production budget and own a large share of Netflix.
Abdullah ibn Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud
After the prince announced that his next step is to buy Valve. It is unclear whether he is serious or joking. Abdullah ibn Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud is known as a big fan of DOTA 2 – for example, in 2020 it became known that he spent more than $25,000 on a battle pass.
At the same time, in September, the prince wrote that it was his family who bought ZeniMax Media through Microsoft, which adds doubt to all his statements.
The prince can be found on Steam under the nickname Purrrrfect Birthday Yukeomeyu.
According to the Aljazeera report, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman spent nearly $70,000 during three years to participate in the online game “Battle Pass”, to be one of the biggest spenders on this platform.
A report says that Mohammed bin Salman spent more than $6000 on the “International 2020 Battle Pass” competition card in the “Dota 2” game.
It is noteworthy that the Saudi crown prince has a long history with a love for video games. The French magazine Le Point last March published that Salman bin Abdulaziz, when he was the ruler of Riyadh, blamed his son Muhammad, the current crown prince when he was 17 years old, for his love Spending his time in video games and not being interested in studying.