The Melbourne Esports Open™ isn’t just about the best gamers in the country playing on Australia’s biggest stages. This August 31 -September 1, we’re filling up Melbourne & Olympic Parks with some of the coolest games, tournaments and activities you can find, so that you can have an awesome weekend at Australasia’s biggest festival of esports & gaming.
The best bit? Everything below is free to those who already have a ticket to the Melbourne Esports Open – so read on to see what’s on at #MEO2019, and remember to check back weekly – we’ve got much more to come!
JB HI-FI GAME ON ZONE
Get your hands on the latest releases in gaming before everyone else, and spend your weekend in the JB Hi-Fi Game On Zone playing the latest & greatest AAA titles. It doesn’t matter if you’re a console, PC, or mobile gamer – the JB Hi-Fi Game On Zone will have you covered. Plus, the Game On Zone will feature a pop-up JB Hi-Fi store, with some great deals exclusively for MEO ticket holders.
Spot your favourite in-game character at MEO this year, or come dressed up as them! With cosplay competitions running throughout the weekend, and opportunities for your cosplay to be photographed professionally, you don’t want to miss the cosplay action at #MEO2019.
MEET & GREETS
This year, we’re putting some of Australia’s top video game streamers & content creators front & centre, and teaming up with groups like The Misfits to host signing sessions & meetups across the MEO weekend. Ask your favourite streamer or YouTuber if they’re coming down to MEO and they probably are already, with over 30 of our Mates-Of-MEO confirmed already.
If you’re a couch warrior, you can look forward to competitions featuring 2019’s hottest fighting games (with some classics thrown in as well) in Melbourne Arena. We’ve brought our mates the Couch Warriors (Australia’s biggest Fighting Games Community) back on board to run what was a real “Smash-Hit” at MEO last year. Stay tuned for more info on what games will be featured.
At MEO 2019, Melbourne Arena will host the return of the HSEL Championship Grand Finals for League of Legends, Rocket League and NBA 2K19! Over 300 teams from more than 150 schools will compete between June to August for their chance to play on a dedicated arena stage with YOU cheering them on!