GameGorgon: Blizzard Esports Arena Los Angeles
Blizzard is breaking into the esports production game with a brand new, multi venue esports arena in Burbank, California! On today’s episode of GameGorgon, we’ll take a look at what we know and what we expect for the new esports venue!
Blizzard Esports Arena Los Angeles
- Dubbed Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, Blizzard’s new esports venue opens in Burbank California
- Announced September 7, 2017
- Hearthstone and Overwatch esports already scheduled
- Grand Opening is October 7-8 for the Overwatch Contenders Playoffs, with a $100,000 prize pool per region.
- Seating for more than 450 people inside a “Full-Service Studio”
- Also “Multiple spectator boxes for special guests”
- Link to get tickets
- October 13, the Summer Championship for the Hearthstone Championship Tour takes over the Arena for a full weekend of championship competition with $250,000 on the line.
- Looks like Blizzard is still hiring to staff this location
- Can support multiple simultaneous live broadcasts, with isolated control rooms, sound stages, player lounges, and practice spaces throughout the facility.
- Will have an on site Blizzard Store during events, featuring swag from the games being played at the time.
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