Saturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September 2019
Melbourne Esports Open
Expanding upon the 12,000 esports fans that attended the event in 2018, the Melbourne Esports Open will grow across Melbourne & Olympic Parks this year, with the addition of esports activities over Melbourne Arena and Grand Slam Oval. Melbourne Esports Open will once again be headlined in the iconic Rod Laver Arena by the League of Legends OPL Finals on Saturday 31 August and the Overwatch Contenders Australia Finals on Sunday 1 September, with an array of other tournaments taking place in Margaret Court Arena.
With League of Legends, Overwatch, Fortnite, and Pokémon returning to the event with prized tournaments, esports fans will have the chance to compete or watch some of Australia’s best players competing in the world’s most popular esports titles live. In 2019, Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege will join the Triple-A line up of esports tournaments at the event.
Attendees can also catch all the latest in esports and interactive gaming experiences in the “JB Hi-Fi Game On Zone”, which due to its popularity is expanding into Melbourne Arena this year. YouTube stars The Misfits will also be attending Melbourne Esports Open in 2019, with fans able to take part in open signing sessions & more activities.
Tickets are now on sale at Ticketek.
Fans can enjoy a weekend at the Open from as little as $37.90 (Junior 2-day Ground Pass), with single-day tickets starting at $19.90 (Junior Saturday Ground Pass). Full ticket prices & inclusions can be found on the Melbourne Esports Open website at http://melbourneesportsopen.com.au
The Melbourne Esports Open is presented with the support of the Victorian Government via its tourism and major events agency Visit Victoria.