Birmingham’s pryzm becomes the first venue on October 22nd, hosting casual eSports for all ages.
Ultimo Hombre, a casual eSports company formed by veterans of urban and lifestyle events is delighted to announce the first in a series of live casual eSports events taking place at PRYZM, Birmingham, on Sunday October 22nd 2017.
The biggest games in eSports feature front and centre at Ultimo Hombre, welcoming visitors of all ages and skills to a venue ideal for all the family. Ultimo Hombre events are designed to be inclusive, competitive and thrilling, featuring state-of-the-art hardware, aiming to replicate the atmosphere of a top-tier eSports tournament but open to virtually anyone!
Featuring two distinct sessions throughout the day, the earlier session is all about inclusion, where children, teenagers and families, are welcome to get gaming during the day, whether it’s battling for a spot on the national leader-board or participating in the ‘Last-Man-Standing’ contest! Later in the day, the second session accommodates over 18’s, where cash prizes can be won and mature titles will be available to play. For those who simply want to spectate or relax, all the action will be streamed on the in-house big screen TV’s, and casual gamers can relax in the breakout rooms featuring a vast selection of retro gaming and VR experiences!
Everyone can be a winner at an Ultimo Hombre Gamerdays event, finding a home amongst friends as you battle for supremacy on Call of Duty, score an injury time winner on Fifa 18 or Pro Evolution Soccer 2018, get down and dirty with DiRT 4 and rise to the top on some of the world’s most popular videogames titles. Play for fun or play to win; the favoured gamers of Birmingham will be the lucky first to experience Gamerdays, but Ultimo Hombre will soon spread throughout the UK, with dozens of venues coming on line, competing against each other in real time and streaming content around the locations to see just who has the necessary skills to beat the elite! Competition will be tough but the best-of-the-best stand a chance to win BIG!
To register or to take part in Ultimo Hombre events, where all are welcome, and every player could walk away with a prize, head over to the official website, www.ultimohombre.com, to secure tickets to the session of your choice.
Announced as the initial launch venue, PRYZM forms the first stage of an aggressive expansion plan that plans to see close to 60 venues come online within 18 months, each equipped with the latest gaming PC’s and console hardware, running cutting edge software and providing an unrivalled experience for gamers and spectators alike. The Deltic Group, well versed in staging high octane, multi-media rich events, will be partnering with Ultimo Hombre to equip each venue with world-class staging via interactive lighting, unique sound design, as well as providing high-capacity broadband to facilitate streaming and video links with other venues in the group. Regular commentary and guest appearances from leading gaming personalities will ensure that Ultimo Hombre becomes the destination for the next-generation of gamers everywhere.
“We’ve been working diligently behind the scenes to create a series of gaming events that are amongst the most ambitious, inclusive and entertaining ever staged in the UK, and we’re delighted to announce our launch venue, starting operation this October,” said Mark Adams, CEO for Ultimo Hombre. “Working in partnership with renowned publishers, industry experts and the gaming community at large has allowed us to design an event for everyone, focusing on eSports and gaming fans, rather than professional players and teams; everyone has a chance to become a legend at Ultimo Hombre.”
Tim Howard, Marketing Director for the Deltic Group commented, “Deltic venues are renowned for cutting edge staging, elite sound systems and unrivalled atmosphere, the perfect ingredients to cater for a gaming audience and ideal for the highly ambitious Ultimo Hombre events. Our PRYZM location in Birmingham is one of our flagship locations, an ideal choice to lead the way, bringing gamers and families together and kicking off what we believe will prove to be a unique way to watch, play and experience the latest games. We can’t wait until multiple venues are battling each other live for bragging rights and are confident that gamers of all ages and abilities will be thrilled with the Ultimo Hombre events.”