As PLAY Expo Manchester draws closer – 8th & 9th October 2016 – more and more fantastic pieces of news on what will be happening over the weekend are being teased out to whet our appetites for this big gaming bash in the North West. Today Replay Events announced that they will be hosting – at EventCity – the Northern UK qualifier of prestigious eSports tournament, Red Bull 5G.
Red Bull 5G started its life in Japan where the first tournament took place in 2012, taking inspiration from by traditional 5 vs 5 martial arts tournaments, tapping into the rivalry between east & west and bringing in the competitive world of gaming. With a grand prize that includes and all-expenses paid trip to Japan in December, this a gaming battle worth fighting for. Those entering the tournament select a game of their choice from the following titles which include:- Hearthstone, League of Legends, Project Cars, Rocket League or Street Fighter V and then they face their competition.
“PLAY Expo Manchester has become an unmissable event for all gamers and we couldn’t be more excited that the eSports Tournament, Red Bull 5G will play a part in the event this October,” said Andy Brown, Director for Replay Events. “Building on the shows heritage as a ‘celebration of gaming’, this years’ event really does have has something for everyone. Retro games and arcades, AAA titles and new releases, talks and Q&A with industry legends, cosplay, pro-gaming and so much more, PLAY Expo Manchester 2016 is going to be a great day out and amazing value with everything we’ve got going on. All the latest news will be on our website, Facebook and Twitter so stay tuned for more!”
PLAY Expo Manchester is a highly popular two-day video game event, ideal for all the family and offering visitors an unrivalled experience with features, tournaments, exhibitors, industry guests, panels and so much more. Celebrating gaming and popular culture, the expo uniquely caters for casual fans and dedicated gamers alike and promises to be an event not to be missed.
Red Bull 5G is open for anyone to enter. More information and how to take part in Red Bull 5G, please visit:www.redbull5g.com and http://www.playexpomanchester.com/play-expo-manchester-to-host-red-bull-5g-esports-tournament