Pringles Games Celebration announces esports event

Pringles and Games Celebration are partnering up once again for its upcoming event set to take place at the World Trade Centre in Mexico City.

Pringles Games Celebration is back in Mexico City, the biggest celebration of gaming and geek culture returns bigger and better. The event is taking place from November 9 to 11 at the World Trade Centre, a 4,000 square meters venue that will receive 15,000 visitors through the weekend.

At the event, visitors can enjoy the 250 gaming stations, retro arcade area, and much more. Pringles Games Celebration is setting two stages for esports events, including the final of the Gamelta league and the Red Bull M.E.O. The winner of the Red Bull M.E.O. qualifier is representing Mexico at the Worlds finals in Germany.

This year, Pringles Games Celebration organised a Fortnite tournament, starting with the online open qualifiers. The top two teams are taking the stage and competing for a prize pool of 35,000 MXN (£1,500).

Adriel Mercado, CEO at Games Celebration said: “At Pringles Games Celebration we are proud and very happy to present ourselves again to the Mexican audience for the fourth time with Pringles, who have undoubtedly been a strategic element for the growth of the event and satisfaction of our fans. We are confident that Pringles Games Celebration 2018 will be a success, as we will present new content and great surprises so that this great celebration will please gamers, the geek community and the general public of the entire country.”

Pringles Games Celebration is sponsored by Gamelta, Intel, Omen by HP, Liverpool, Mercado Libre, Vertagear, and XPG by Adata.

Esports Insider says: Esports events are growing in popularity in Latin America. The organiser now has an educated audience that buys the tickets and cheers for the teams. Pringles Games Celebration, just like the Brasil Game Show, are an example of the potential the esports industry have in the region.

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