SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE" will be held on June 29, 2019 at SHIBUYA TSUTAYA in front of Shibuya Hachiko, in cooperation with Shibuya Ward, CyberZ, Toppan Printing Co.
What is "SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE"?
SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE" is a business exhibition where junior high and high school students learn about cutting-edge industries.
The purpose of this event is to promote understanding of the e-sports business through a real experience of an e-sports event.
On the day of the event, talk shows and business presentations will be held in front of Shibuya Hachiko, and a "Street Fighter V Arcade Edition" tournament will be held at SHIBUYA TSUTAYA.
Panel discussion with invited guests
Various events will be held at the Hachiko-mae venue, the most notable of which will be the "eSports Panel Discussion" featuring a variety of splendid guests.
The most notable of these events will be the "eSports Panel Discussion," which will feature a number of prominent figures in the eSports industry who will discuss the latest eSports developments.
CAPCOM's Street Fighter V Producer Tomoaki Ayano, professional gamer Powell, RIZeST President Akihito Furusawa, CyberZ Executive Officer/RAGE General Producer Shingo Otomo, and NTT East eSports Business Manager Junichi Kagezawa will appear as guests and talk about the latest in eSports. talk with the guests.
|Timetable for Hachiko-mae venue|
|10:00am||SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE Opening Announcement|
|Around 10:00||Greetings by Shibuya Ward Mayor Hasebe|
|10:10～||Business Presentation Competition by Shibuya Ward Junior High School Students|
|11:40～||Talk show by celebrities from the e-sports industry|
|13:40～||Exhibition match with Powell|
|14:00～||Winner-takes-all battle Public Viewing|
|Around 15:00||Scheduled Closing|
Street Fighter V Arcade Edition Winners' Battle
Street Fighter V Arcade Edition Winners' Battle" will be held on the 2nd basement floor of SHIBUYA TSUTAYA.
Up to 60 participants will battle it out in a tournament using the PlayStation4 version of Street Fighter V Arcade Edition.
The first player to win five consecutive matches will receive a prize.
Participation is free, but those wishing to participate should be aware that numbered tickets will be distributed from 10:00 on the day of the event.
The game will be broadcast live in real time on a special monitor in Hachiko-mae Hiroba.
|Timetable for SHIBUYA TSUTAYA B2F|
|From 10:00||Numbered tickets distributed for tournament participants *First 60 people to arrive|
|11:00～ Start of the battle of the winners||Winners' battle begins|
Live on OPENREC.tv
The "SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE" will be broadcast live on the game video distribution platform "OPENREC.tv".
The event and an exhibition match by professional gamer Powell will also be broadcasted, so those who are too far away from the event and cannot make it to the venue can check the broadcast.
OPENREC.tv viewing URL
funglr Games will be there too!
The editorial staff of funglr Games is also planning to sneak into the "SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE" venue.
We may be able to report on the scene and atmosphere at a later date.
For more information on the event, please follow the official Twitter feed of "SHIBUYA eSPORTS EXPERIENCE".