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GAME launches first esports and competitive gaming zone

Video games retailer GAME has opened its first ever esports and competitive gaming zone in the Manchester Trafford Centre.

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GAME launches first esports and competitive gaming zone

Video games retailer GAME has opened its first ever esports and competitive gaming zone in the Manchester Trafford Centre.

Partnering with gaming services company Multiplay, GAME is aiming to bring a new esports and competitive gaming experience to the North West. The space features 10 Overclockers gaming PCs and a Virtual Reality pod for the latest, cutting-edge play

GAME will be inviting publisher partners to use the zone to put on community events and promote the latest releases.

Fred Prego, marketing & insight director at GAME, said: “For years, we’ve been dedicated to providing competitive gaming events for local gamers in our stores. Now, with this first of its kind space, we can take this to the next level - allowing us to deliver a regular programme of bespoke local esports competitions and social gaming events across a wide range of esports and other gaming titles, including Hearthstone, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Minecraft."

Phil Whitnall, GAME Trafford store manager, added: “Manchester has a strong community of gamers so this is a great place to open our first permanent esports and competitive gaming zone."

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