Many large-scale esports events are held around the world and growing attention is paid to esports even more as a new game culture which is well-suited to variety of group competition. The 3rd esports competition at TGS2019 will be held in the special area for e-Sports named “e-Sports X”.
This area has two special stages, called BLUE STAGE Presented by PlayStation 4 and RED STAGE, with 550 seats each. During four days of TGS2019, heated tournaments featuring major titles will take place. Multiplayer fighting and FPS (first-person shooters) are popular genres in e-Sports.
These will be featured at e-Sports X along with titles in a variety of genres enjoyed by adults and children, including smartphone game apps.
Moreover, the special event by Japan e-Sports Union (JeSU) is scheduled on 12th and 13th of September. Even though it will be held on Business Day, public audience are allowed to attend the eSports X events. Please watch and feel excitement over e-Sports at TGS2019.
In addition to the event outline, TGS is announcing the first round of competition titles below.
e-Sports X Event Outline
Dates: Thursday September 12 to Sunday 15
Venue: Special area in Makuhari Messe Hall 9-11
- Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC (SIE) “BLUE STAGE Presented by PlayStation 4”
- [Tournament Monitors] BenQ Japan
- [Gaming furniture] DXRacer
September 14 (Saturday)
DEAD OR ALIVE – DEAD OR ALIVE 6 World Championship “The Fatal Match in Japan”
- 10 million Yen Prize Pool
- The 8th round of “DEAD OR ALIVE 6 World Championship” will be held on the e-Sports X stage
- “Fatal Match” is the special qualifying session to book a ticket to for the grand finale round.
- Event Organizer: KOEI TECMO Games
September 15 (Sunday)
Puyo Puyo eSports – Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON 2 special tournament in TGS
- Event Management: SEGA Games
- Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition – Capcom Pro Tour Asia Premier
- The premier competition of “CAPCOM Pro Tour 2019” will be held in TGS. Last year, the competition was held as the Japan premier, but is scaled up as Super Premier Competition this year. Almost 1,000 players will speak off each other in this competition. The eight finalists will play in the final heat on the next day, September 15th (Sunday)
- This tournament is officially recognized by JeSU
- Event Organizer: Capcom
September 15 (Sunday)
DRAGON QUEST RIVALS – DRAGON QUEST RIVALS MASTERS CUP in TGS2019 (provisional name)
- The first official tournament of DRAGON QUEST RIVALS, a battle card game, will be held in TGS! Details will be revealed later.
- Event Organizer: SQUARE ENIX