FIRST EVER PRO VIDEOGAME TOURNAMENT FROM RED BULL
REINVENTS eSPORTS COMPETITION THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN AUSTIN
This Memorial Day weekend, Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater sets the stage for the first ever Red Bull Battlegrounds, the ultimate professional videogame tournament set to elevate the exploding eSports movement. 16 pro gamers of Blizzard Entertainment’s global eSports flagship, StarCraft® II, will converge in Capitol City, coming from South Korea, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Canada and the USA, to compete for $41K– and the honor of being crowned champion at Red Bull Gaming’s first-ever eSports competition.
The Red Bull Battlegrounds will spotlight Austin as the prolific gaming hot spot it is as the city plays host to many key gaming culture events including GDC Austin and SXSW – with Red Bull Battlegrounds throwing the doors open to gaming fans to witness the next progression in eSports.
Saturday May 26th and Sunday, May 27th, 2012
1pm – 10pm nightly
Tickets on sale now,prices starting at $10. Visit http://acl-live.com/calendar/2012/5/red-bull-battlegrounds-2012-day-1
Friday, May 25th, 2012
8pm – 10pm
*Panel and Q&A discussion with athletes and event commentators, autographs, meet & greets, door prizes and more!