San Diego Comic-Con Promises Epic Esports Lounge and Competitive Tournaments - Prima Games

San Diego Comic-Con Promises Epic Esports Lounge and Competitive Tournaments

by Liana Ruppert

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 is ramping up later this week and promises epic news for all things movies, TV, comics, and even gaming. It’s one of the biggest events for nerds and geeks to band together and celebrate their favourite fandoms but it will also be the home of an amazing Esports experience as well thanks to Greenlit Content’s massive Esports Lounge that will offer a host of competitive gaming tournaments, casual fun, celebrity streamers, and so much more. 

The celebration officially kicks off at the Marriot Marquis Pacific ballroom on Wednesday, July 17 at 6 PM PST. For the full schedule: 

  • Thursday – Saturday 10 AM through 8 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM through 5 PM

Partnering with amazing brands like HyperX, Microsoft Mixer, Alienware, and so many more, the below tournaments will be showcased in addition to some incredible prizes awaiting to be won: 

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Tekken 7
  • Soul Calibur 6
  • Madden 20
  • Jump Force
  • Marvel vs Capcom Infinite
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Injustice 2

With over 80 PCs and Xbox Ones at the ready, the gaming scene is turning it up to 11 during this year’s SDCC. Greenlit will also be giving back to the community during all the fun, as reported by our friends over at VentureBeat. Greenlit is teaming up with both Mixer and Extra Life for a charity stream in the Esports Lounge that will offer some really awesome surprise guests! 

According to Mixer, “Starting Thursday July 18th- Sunday July 21st (10 AM PT — 5 PM PT each day), Mixer will be hosting the Mixer x Extra Life: San Diego Comic-Con Charity Stream live from the eSports Zone in the Marriott Marquis on Over the course of four days, the stream will play host to streamers and influencers from across the industry playing a variety of your favorite games. By watching the stream, Mixer viewers can donate to Extra Life by spending Embers on exclusive stickers and skills to use throughout the official Comic-Con stream!”

Ready to get the party started? The fun officially begins on July 17th! See you there! 

Liana Ruppert

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!