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TOKYO GAME SHOW 2018 e-Sports Stage Event
Eight Titles for e-Sports X Finalized for BLUE and RED Stages!
[Dates] September 20th to 23rd (Business Day/Public Day) [Venue] Hall 11

2018.08.29

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2018 (Organizer: Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association [Abbreviation: CESA, Chairman: Hideki Hayakawa], Co-Organizer: Nikkei BP [President: Suguru Niinomi], Period: September 20 to 23, Venue: Makuhari Messe / hereafter "TGS2018") has determined competition titles and schedules for the e-Sports stage event, e-Sports X (“e-Sports Cross”), to be held on the special stage in Hall 11.

E-Sports has been gaining an increasing attention along with large scale competitions held across the world. It has established itself as the new game culture suited to competitive meets. TGS has organized the e-Sports competitions as the featured events since 2012. On its 7th anniversary, e-Sports X will be held as the featured event by Japan esports Union (JeSU) founded in February 2018. Two special stages, [BLUE STAGE] and [RED STAGE], will be built and each stage carries approx. 600 seats. Popular category of e-Sports like a beat 'em up game or First Person Shooting (FPS), plus a wide range of competitions enjoyable for kids and adults on the smartphone games will be held on the stages.

Moreover, on September 20th (Thu), the first day of the TGS, report meeting by the Asian Games contestants and international friendly match are organized by JeSU. Details of these events will be revealed on September 12th. Experience the growing excitement over e-Sports at the Tokyo Game Show.

The outline and competition titles are as follows:

◼ e-Sports X Event Outline

Place: Makuhari Messe Hall 11
Organizer: Japan esports Union (JeSU)
How to attend:
[Business Day] Business Day attendees and the press
[Public Day] All visitors of the Public Day
*After 5 pm on Public Day, only e-Sports X area is allowed to attend.

*JeSU Official Sponsor
KDDI CORPORATION / Suntory Holdings Limited / Lawson, Inc. / THIRDWAVE CORP. / BEAMS Co., Ltd. / Indeed

*"e-Sports X" Stage Sponsor
Platinum Sponsor: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

*"e-Sports X" Stage Official Suppliers
Gold: [Gaming peripherals] HyperX
Silver: [Competition monitors] BenQ Japan | [Gaming furniture] DXRacer

 

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