Gfinity Esports Australia has announced their major partnership with HOYTS to create a chain of dedicated esports arenas across Australia, all within current HOYTS cinema locations. The first esports arena will be located at the HOYTS Entertainment Quarter in Sydney’s Moore Park and is set to launch in April.
The esports arena will feature a full broadcast and production suit and is designed to attract a growing number of professional events and will be a standout destination for esports fans.
Dominic Remond, incoming CEO Gfinity Esports Australia:
“We are delighted to announce our arena partnership with HOYTS, one of the world’s leading entertainment companies. The Esport Arenas will be a game changer for esports in Australia and will allow fans and players to enjoy the best gaming action within a high quality location. We are excited that our inaugural Gfinity Elite Series presented by Alienware, will be the first event to be staged at the new Arena, in front of a live audience,each weekend for seven weeks.
“We’re also fortunate to be able to leverage HOYTS’ national venue reach with the potential for esport fans to watch our tournaments on the big screen, in additional HOYTS cinema locations across the country. This will enable our fans and audiences to join in the excitement as we continue to position Gfinity Esports Australia as the leading esports tournament and broadcast provider in the country.” Remond said.
Gfinity has mentioned that the esports arena will be unveiled when the Australian Gfinity Elite Series presented by Alienware kicks off in early Q2 2018.