Welcome to OpTic Arena
For the first time ever, OpTic Gaming presents the OpTic Arena! A-Kon 2018 attendees, get ready for a weekend-long spectacle of gaming’s hottest talents across a wide range of the most popular titles – and, most importantly, get your chance to best them in your favorite games. Between exhibition matches and a slice of the prize pool to win in our fighting game tournaments, your stay in Fort Worth is going to be a busy one.
June 8th - 10th, 2018
Fort Worth Convention Center Arena
1201 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Registration: ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! ON-SITE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY AT 3:30PM. GENERAL ATTENDEES PASSES CAN BE PURCHASED THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND.
- March 1st: $70
- May 1st: $79
Tickets include a weekend pass to OpTic Arena, A-Kon and the 24-hour gaming lounge at the Omni Hotel. Additionally, if you'd like to participate in any of the fighting gaming tournaments you can register for $10 per game.
** OpTic Arena Battle Royale **
- Compete in competitive Fortnite matches that give you the chance to win a Golden Ticket, which grants you an all expenses paid trip to E3 for a VIP experience with Fortnite!
** Meet and Greets**
- Meet your favorite OpTic Gaming influencers for signing sessions
Feature Stage Interactions
- Watch some of your favorite content creators and personalities live stream their favorite games
24-Hour Gaming Lounge
- Play all weekend long in the 24-hour lounge at the Omni Hotel.
Fighting Game Tournaments
- Dragon Ball FighterZ - $5,000 pot bonus
- Super Smash Bros. Melee - $5,000 pot bonus
- Street Fighter V - $5,000 pot bonus
5 Man Falcon Round-Robin - Brought to you by Allegiance
We want n0ne, Wizzrobe, S2J, Gahtzu and you to show us your moves in Melee! June 9th at OpTic Arena, a Falcon Round-Robin between the scenes Top Falcons and 1 lucky auction winner will face off to claim a prize of $1000!
- Be present during the auction to win your spot in the 5-man, round-robin tournament.
- Additional funding collected from auction will be added on top of the $1000 prize pool.
- Schedule TBD.
OpTic Arena Battle Royale
OpTic Arena Battle Royale attendees will have the opportunity to win a trip of a lifetime as an invited VIP to E3, experiencing the Fortnite Party Royale Celebrity Pro-Am live, and earning an E3 badge to check out the Epic Games booth.
All you have to do is take everybody else out Battle Royale style: to earn a Golden Ticket to E3, you have to first earn a Top 5 finish during Saturday and Sunday’s regular games, and then finish the other top-rankers off in the Golden Ticket Games at the end of the day on both Saturday and Sunday. Be like a ninja; show some courage — and secure an all-expense paid trip to the LA Convention Center!
What is the Golden Ticket?
A Golden Ticket will grant the winner a VIP, all-access trip to party with Fortnite at E3!
Book Your Hotel:
A-Kon has partnered with Hotels for Hope to provide special offers for your stay while also fueling nonprofit programs to the benefit of children all over the world. Reserve your room before it’s too late!
Question: What is included in my OpTic Arena ticket?
- Answer: Access to OpTic Arena, A-Kon, the 24 Hour Gaming Lounge and the Fortnite Battle Royale event. If you wish to enter the fighting game tournaments, you must purchase a pass and then pay a $10 entry fee to enter each tournament.
OPTIC ARENA BATTLE ROYALE FAQ:
Question: How do you participate in the OpTic Arena Battle Royale?
- Answer: All attendees of A-Kon / OpTic Arena are welcome to participate. All you have to do is simply line up at our Fortnite space and play!
Question: Is there an entry fee?
- Answer: You only need to purchase an OpTic Arena pass to have access to the venue. So long as you have access to the venue via an A-Kon or OpTic Arena pass, you are able to play in the OpTic Arena Battle Royale.
Question: How many times can you participate in the Fortnite Battle Royale event?
- Answer: After waiting in line and sitting down, attendees will play in two consecutive Fortnite matches. Attendees are welcome to play again afterwards if they wish to go through the line once more.
Question: What time is the OpTic Arena Battle Royale open?
- Answer: The Fortnite portion of the Arena will be open for general admission from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM on Saturday, and 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM on Sunday (CST time zone). The final hour on Saturday and Sunday is reserved for the Golden Ticket game.
Question: Who’s participating from OpTic?
- Answer: We plan on including some of your favorite players and content creators from across most OpTic brands!
Question: Can I bring my own peripherals?
- Answer: No. All peripherals will be provided on site, including controllers, keyboard and mice.
Question: Will the OpTic Arena Battle Royale be Solo, Duo, or Squad?
- Answer: All games will be solo.
Question: Can I team up with my friends anyway?
- Answer: No. As the game mode is solo, teaming up is against the rules. Attendees found to be teaming up will be asked to leave the Fortnite area.
Question: What do I get for playing?
- Answer: On Saturday and Sunday, attendees who finish in the Top 5 (while spots remain) will be eligible to play in the Golden Ticket game later in the day.
Question: What are the Golden Ticket Games?
- Answer: The Golden Ticket games are special games that take place at the end of the day on Saturday and Sunday. Attendees will fight it out for glory in these games, and the winner of each day will take home a Golden Ticket.
Question: What is a Golden Ticket?
- Answer: The Golden Ticket gives the bearer an all-expense paid trip to E3 as a VIP. They will be able to watch the Fortnite Party Royale Celebrity Pro-Am live as well as receive an E3 badge to visit the Epic Games booth at the LA Convention Center.
1201 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, USA
The entrance to the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena is located at Houston Street and W 9th Street