One of the biggest Northern gaming events is makings its return in May, Play Expo Manchester is returning and there are a lot of features and tournaments you won’t want to miss. One of its biggest features is the community Esports events, which attracts the attention of serious gamers as well as people who just enjoy watching the competitiveness of Esports. The event is looking to attract around 25,000 gamers, its main focus this year is fighting games.
Play Expo Manchester will be held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre, it is the Expo’s seventh year. All the tournaments this year are aimed at the fighting genre of gaming which means we see games such as:
⦁ Tekken 7
⦁ Soul Calibur 6
⦁ Street Fighter V
⦁ Dragonball Fighter Z
⦁ Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator 2
However, to participate in these tournaments you must bring your own controller and be signed up. No one not signed up will be legible to compete in the event. All of the events have different fees, Tekken 7 and Mortal Kombat 11 are qualifiers to the Celtic Throwdown. This is an event that is taking place in Dublin.
Not only street fighting games but the event will feature; cosplays, escape rooms and indie games. There will be YouTuber and Streamer meetups too. For the very popular games Minecraft and Fortnite, they will have their own zones to in the area, where you can join the rebellion and suclude yourself back into the immersive worlds of Fortnite and Minecraft.
The event will be streamed across both of the days on the Twitch channel – Streamers Connected. The Expo will be taking place on May 4th and 5th.
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Written By Jessica Clarke – Associate Writer at Dart Frog Gaming