❊❊ INACTIVE PAGE ❊❊
This event has now taken place
* Gaming Dome @ QV Melbourne *
Get your game on at QV Melbourne's immersive Gaming Dome, an all-encompassing pop up esports hub in the heart of the CBD Melburnians are set to be immersed in the world of gaming and esports when the iconic QV Square transforms into a one-of-a-kind Gaming Dome between Monday 24 February and Sunday 15 March presented by The Chiefs, Australia's premier Electronic Sports Club. Enter our esports gaming dome at QV Tournaments, play offs, esport gaming stars, daily prizes and more. Monday 24 February - Sunday 15 March. Open daily from 12pm - 9pm and it's FREE. QV Square, Level 2, QV Melbourne, corner Swanston and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne Tournaments Battle it out with mini gaming tournaments featuring your favourite games including, League of Legends, Fortnite, Rocket League and Counter-Strike : Global Offensive on the main stage, under the big QV Gaming Dome. Racing enthusiasts make your way to the GT Sport stations and test your skills. The fastest hot lap will claim the top spot on the Sim Racing time trial leaderboard. Free Play Join the action on the free to play gaming stations. There are loads of games to play including Rocket League, Fortnite, FIFA, NBA2K, League of Legends and more. Exclusive Offers Take advantage of these exclusive QV Gaming Dome offers from selected retailers including: Harvey Norman, Chunky Town, Spudbar, Fathers Office and more! Prizes With eighteen FREE gaming stations equipped with the latest and greatest video games, everyone is a winner! Players will find a range of instant wins, exclusive retailer offers and major prizes to be won. Stay tuned, more details coming soon! Meet & Greets Get the chance to meet your favourite gaming stars and pick up some tips. Watch them battle it out on the main stage followed by live Q&A's and signings. Tuesday 25th February - Jackson 'Pabu' Pavone Friday 28th February - Leon Ren Sunday 1st March - Daryl 'Mayker' May Tuesday 3rd March - James 'Cripsy' Williams Friday 6th March - Special guest TBC Sunday 8th March - Romeo 'Thien' Tran & Brandon 'Claire' Nguyen Tuesday 10th March - Brandon 'Juves' Defina Friday 13th March - Mitch & Leith Robinson Sunday 15th March - Mitch & Leith Robinson
Gaming DomeGaming enthusiasts, amateurs and addicts alike are encouraged to compete against friends, strangers and professional players to test their skills for the ultimate bragging rights and the chance to win daily prizes along the way. Eighteen FREE gaming stations equipped with the latest and greatest video games including Rocket League, Fortnite, Counter-Strike, League of Legends and more will be dispersed throughout the hub. Gamers will have the chance to step into an alternate reality with VR setups including, Beat Saber, Boneworks and iB Cricket bringing a huge interactive component to the dome. Players will experience the ultimate adrenaline-induced rush of competing in front of an audience on the main stage. The Chiefs will host daily mini gaming tournaments on the main stage to test player's skills including Sim Racing time trials, with gamers vying for the fastest hot lap to claim the top spot on the leaderboard. The experience isn't limited to esport aficionados, with exhibition matches and live viewing parties set for weekly competitions. Professional players including Brisbane Lions player Chiefs ambassador Mitch Robinson, FIFA professional player and content creator James 'Cripsy' Williams, League of Legends professionals Brandon 'Claire' Nguyen, Romeo 'Thien' Tran, Jackson 'Pabu' Pavone and Brandon 'Juves' Defina alongside Counter-Strike professional Darly 'Mayker' May and more pros will play the dome. Professional players will face-off every Sunday between 1pm - 4pm on the main stage, while spectators can get involved with big screens broadcasting the action. The main stage challenges will be followed by live Q&A's and signings. The Brisbane Lion's Mitch Robinson has been a gamer since he was a kid and has fast been bringing the AFL community into the gaming world, listing Fortnite and Counter-Strike among his favourites. A regular player with The Chiefs, Mitch will appear at the QV Gaming Dome twice ' dates to be announced. Melbourne gamers can try their luck against him, or just sit back and watch him battle the pros. 'It's great to see QV Melbourne embracing the rise of esports with such an interactive initiative. You can take on your mates or even some of the pros, and best of all - it's free! I can't wait to see what local gaming talent has to offer,' says Mitch. Gaming influencers will make appearances Fridays from 1pm - 4pm, giving passers-by the chance to learn about the video games and esports industries with live Q&As, including possible career paths, networks and avenues to success in the industry. There will also be appearances by industry micro influencers on Tuesdays from 1pm - 4pm. Australian video game retail sales are on the up and up, doubling from $2.04 Billion in 2013 to $4.03 Billion in 2018, with two out of three Australians playing video games (Bond University's Digital Australia 2020 Report). The report also notes that the average age of gamers is 34, while 47% of all players are female. The Chiefs CEO Nick Bobir is thrilled to be working with QV Melbourne on the pop up gaming hub, the first of its kind in Melbourne's CBD, saying the partnership is a demonstration of the boom in gaming and esports as both personal entertainment and increasingly as a spectator sport, while gamers are increasingly in demand for appearances and fan related activity. 'The core concept of the activation is to build the gaming community and give back to them, through the free play, prizes, events and competitions, education and opportunity to meet their gaming or sporting heroes and connect with them through the shared passion of gaming,' says Nick. Worlds apart from other retail precincts in Melbourne, QV represents the quintessential Melbourne lifestyle. Intimate laneways in the urban precinct give visitors the freedom to wander and discover the eclectic mix of shops, cafes and restaurants at their own pace. Located on the corner of Lonsdale and Swanston Streets, QV has something for everyone with boutiques, enlightening entertainment and cosmopolitan bars and restaurants. Event Details What: QV Melbourne's Gaming Dome Where: QV Square, Level 2, QV Melbourne, corner Swanston and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne When: Monday 24 February to Sunday 15 March, visit qv.com.au for details.
Stay in TOUCH
A free weekly wrap of what's on | More..
Update Page Upgrade Page