MANILA – Ready your arcade sticks and controllers as Gariath Concepts and Playbook are turning Brawlfest into a full-pledged event for one intense fighting game weekend this August with Brawlfest Versus Arena. It will be happening on August 17 to 19, 2018 at the Cyberzone area, 4th Floor The Annex, SM City North EDSA, Quezon City.
This will be the first standalone event for Brawlfest since its debut in 2015 at the Esports and Gaming Summit. Different communities from the fighting game scene will unite for three days full of action and hype. Starting on Friday, gamers will be able to try out some of the hit fighting games and play casually with other fighting game enthusiasts with Brawl-All-You-Can. Then on Saturday and Sunday, it’s time to go competitive with a series of tournaments. The Globe Philippine Pro Gaming League Season 2 Tekken 7 will have its Last Chance Qualifiers and Grand Finals at Brawlfest Versus Arena as well.
Brawlfest Versus Arena will feature tournaments for the seven popular fighting games in the country:
- BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Arc System Works)
- Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
- Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 (Arc System Works)
- Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (Capcom)
- Street Fighter V Arcade Edition (Capcom)
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo)
- Globe PPGL Season 2 Tekken 7* (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
*Online registration, open to local players only
Players that are interested in participating for the following games can register by clicking on the preferred game title. Registration to all tournaments are free.
A hefty Cash Prize Pool is at stake and the best in the fighting game community won’t go easy on their challengers. Below are the prize pools for each of the tournaments:
Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition and Super Smash Bros.
- Champion: PHP 12,000
- 1st Runner Up: PHP 5,000
- 2nd Runner Up: PHP 3,000
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
- Champion: PHP 6,000
- 1st Runner Up: PHP 3,000
- 2nd Runner Up: PHP 1,000
Globe PPGL Season 2 Tekken 7
- 1st Place – PHP 45,000
- 2nd Place – PHP 20,000
- 3rd Place – PHP 12,000
- 4th Place – PHP 9,000
- 5th-6th Place – PHP 4,500
- 7th-8th Place – PHP 2,500
So it’s time to show everyone your best combos with the rest of the fighting game community at Brawlfest Versus Arena. For more information, you may visit the official Brawlfest Facebook page.
Brawlfest Versus Arena is co-organized by Gariath Concepts and Playbook, Co-Presented by Globe and SM Cyberzone with SM City North EDSA as the Venue Partner. The event is sponsored by HyperX, Monster Energy Drink, Republic of Gamers and PlayStation 4.