CBC: Richmond esports arena will be 1st in Canada

CBC: Richmond esports arena will be 1st in Canada

Aspiring professional gamers in Richmond, B.C., will soon have a training facility to help take them to the next level.

Capitalizing on a growing base of people playing and watching competitive video games like Overwatch, Fortnite and Starcraft, the Gaming Stadium, a business catering to esports events, is taking over a former car dealership on No. 3 Road to build a showcase arena — the first of its kind in Canada.

The temporary facility, which is set to open in June, will feature seating for 110 spectators, concession stands, and a large stage and screen to watch players compete.

 

 

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/esports-arena-open-richmond-1.5057664