OpTic Arena Esports Gaming Event Open to the Public at A-Kon in Fort Worth June 8-10

OpTic Gaming, the industry-defining esports media and entertainment organization, and NGAGE Esports, the broadcast and events management company launched by Infinite Esports & Entertainment, are launching a new event called OpTic Arena. The event, held from June 8-10, is a series of public esports activities taking place at A-Kon®, a convention that accumulates 33,000+ attendees each year in Fort Worth, Texas.

OpTic Arena will feature a series of video game events that attendees can participate in for the chance to earn cool prizes and merchandise. Tickets for the three-day event include access to A-Kon®, which includes a 24-hour gaming venue at the nearby Omni Hotel in Fort Worth. General admission tickets are available for $65 per person for a limited time and can be purchased at the NGAGE Esports event page: ngage.gg.

The OpTic Arena will host a series of gaming events including:

  • Call of Duty – Players face off in a first-person shooter reenactment of WWII conflicts, utilizing the era’s guns and weapons.
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee – Players pit Nintendo’s most famous mascots against each other in an attempt to knock each other off the stage for a slice of the $5,000 pot bonus.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ – The cast of the world-famous anime series shoot fireballs and exchange blindingly fast punches and kicks in a traditional 2D fighting game. Winners will earn a part of a $5,000 pot bonus.
  • Street Fighter V – The latest iteration of the classic fighting game series has its cast punch, kick, throw, and fireball each other into submission in one-on-one combat. The best performers will get a part of a $5,000 prize pot.
  • Featured Twitch and OpTic Content Creators – Professional gamers and streamers play their favorite games while also engaging in exhibitions.

A-Kon® is the longest running anime convention in North America and is one of the largest and highest ranked anime conventions in the U.S. Founded in 1990, A-Kon® is home to over 33,000 fans and active community enthusiasts of anime, gaming, cosplay, music, fashion, manga, art, film, media and Japanese culture. A-Kon® is hosted annually in downtown Fort Worth, Texas at the Fort Worth Convention Center and surrounding hotels.