Tokyo Game Show 2017: All Eight Titles for e-Sports X Selected for Both BLUE and RED Stages

Tokyo Game Show 2017: All Eight Titles for e-Sports X Selected for Both BLUE and RED Stages

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017 has determined that all competition titles and schedules for the organizer event e-Sports X (“e-Sports Cross”) to be held on the special stage in Hall 11 over the two Public Days Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24.

e-Sports X is PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE (stage sponsored by Sony interactive Entertainment Inc.) and Samsung SSD presents RED STAGE (stage sponsored by Samsung Japan), and heated battles of a total of eight competition game titles will take place on them over the two days. Multiplayer fighting and FPS (first-person shooters) are popular genres in e-Sports. These will be featured on both stages along with titles in a variety of genres enjoyed by adults and children, including smartphone game apps. Experience at the Tokyo Game Show the worldwide excitement over e-Sports as a new culture for games which are well-suited to competitive meets.

e-Sports X Event Outline

Dates: September 23 (Saturday) and 24 (Sunday)
Place: Makuhari Messe Hall 11
How to attend: Anyone admitted to TGS2017 can attend.
Official suppliers:

  • [Competition PCs] OMEN by HP  [Gaming peripherals] HyperX
  • [Competition monitors] ZOWIE  [Gaming furniture] DXRacer
  • [Co-sponsor] Twitch

Competition Titles, Details, and Schedules

* Some changes have been made since Announcement Round 1 (July 26)

September 23 (Saturday) 
[PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE]

Phantasy Star Online 2

Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Event name: ARKS Battle Tournament Exhibition Match (provisional)
Details: With Battle Arena―PSO2’s first multiplayer battle content―as its
event, the official national finals of the ARKS Battle Tournament  (ABT) 2017 was held in August. The top players in that tournament  and PSO2 official stream personalities will play an exhibition  match in mixed teams on the e-Sports X stage!The development team  will also be providing commentary on the Battle Arena.
Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Event management: Sega Games

Winning Eleven 2018 (PS4)
Winning Eleven 2017 (mobile)

Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Event name: Exhibition Match
Details:  A 3-on-3 exhibition match of the new online co-op mode by
top players in Japan. Battles on the mobile platform and  announcements related to e-Sports are also scheduled.
Event management: Konami Digital Entertainment
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Event name:
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare SCARZ vs. CLAN Rush TGS2017 Showdown
Details:  The two teams who have played many memorable battles on CoD
go head to head at the Tokyo Game Show 2017!Professional eSports
Team SCARZ and the famous clan CLAN Rush will play an exhibition  match. Don’t miss the great plays by these powerhouses!
Panelists: Yoshitaka Kure and Hatsune Matsushima
Contenders: SCARZ and CLAN Rush
Event management: Sony Interactive Entertainment

[Samsung SSD presents RED STAGE]

Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.

Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Event name: 
Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.
Quickest Top Hunter Playoffs in TGS
Details: Four top teams in the Hunter King Playoffs to decide  the quickest hunter are back for a rematch playing  Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.! Which  team will come out on top!? This event is a Famitsu Select stage produced by Gzbrain.
MC: Koori (Masao Koori)
Guest: Marika Kouno and Shintaro Kojima, MHXX Producer
Contenders: Unshakable, Mitsunekei Danshi, chubby boys, and Urusara VII
Event management: Gzbrain (Support: Capcom)

Puzzle & Dragons Radar

Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Event name: Puzzle & Dragons Radar Greatest Battle Tournament Playoffs
Details: An exhibition battle tournament by famous Puzzles & Dragons  players to decide who’s the greatest, using the multiplayer  battle mode scheduled to be rolled out soon. Don’t miss the  superior techniques of these famous players, like how they read their opponents!! There’s more! Attend this event and stay until the end to receive a special treasure which you can get using Puzzles & Dragons Radar: Latent Tamadra Rush! Please come!
This event is a Famitsu Select stage produced by Gzbrain.
Event management: Gzbrain (Support: GungHo Online Entertainment)

September 24 (Sunday)

[PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE]

Street Fighter V

Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm (Registration starts 1:00 pm)
Event name: Street Fighter V SHORYUKEN Tournament
Details: A single-elimination tournament. We’ve invited eight top  players from the world stage. They’ll be fighting for the  top prize of 1,000,000 yen and the second-place prize of  500,000 yen!
Contenders:
Punk (U.S.A.), NuckleDu (U.S.A.), Xian (Singapore), GamerBee (Taiwan),
Tokido (Japan), Bonchan (Japan), Nemo (Japan), Fuudo (Japan)
Guests: Tsutomu Sekine, Hideo Tokoro, mixed martial artist
MC: Ayana Tsubaki
Support: Red Bull Japan, Twitch, Razer, TOPANGA, Team GRAPHT
Event management: Capcom

[Samsung SSD presents RED STAGE]

Overwatch

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Event name: OMEN by HP presents Overwatch Dream Match TGS 2017
Details: OMEN by HP―an official partner of the official Overwatch World Cup 2017 and the recommended PC of the Overwatch Championship Series―has invited a dream team centered on Japan’s representatives in World Cup 2017 and the team who won the Championship Series for a special match! Watch the heated battle.
Play-by-play commentary: ZouSenpai (Rampage), Zelunyan (Rascal Jester)
Contenders:
[Dream Team] Aktm (USG Iridata), Ta1yo (independent), Claire (independent)
*Remaining contenders will be determined at a later date
[Overwatch Championship Series Winning Team] *Players will be
determined at a later date

Counter-Strike Online 2

Time: 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
Event name: Counter-Strike Online 2 Exhibition Match (provisional name)
Details: Team Noppo Select led by noppo, a legendary player of the Counter-Strike series, goes head-to-head with the pro e-Sports team DetonatioN Gaming! They’ll be playing in match mode (bomb defusal), of course, and a new mode scheduled to be rolled out in September!
MC and play-by-play: OooDa
Commentary: UZI
Contenders:
Team Noppo Select (noppo, barusa, tatuo, NETH, weazy)
DetonatioN Gaming (YukiStyle, ZodiaX, STABA, and two others)
Event management: Nexon

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