The first-ever Red Bull Battlegrounds is set to change the experience of e-Sports tournaments.
Set at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater in Austin, Texas, Red Bull Battlegrounds pits 16 of the world’s top e-Sports athletes, who will lock horns in Blizzard Entertainment’s global e-Sports flagship, StarCraft II. Battling for fame and prize money, more than $40,000 in cash waits to be reaped by the attending aristocracy of StarCraft II.
Fans will be able to watch the tournament at Austin City Limits Live -- with seating for 1,500 -- or via live streaming.
Live commentary for Red Bull Battlegrounds is provided by some of the premiere commentators in the StarCraft® II community, including caster Sean “Day” Plott, who will be joined by co-casters Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham of TwitchTV, Mike “Husky” Lamond, well-known gaming personality and contributor to The Game Station YouTube channel, and special guest e-Sports Manager at Blizzard Entertainment , Rob Simpson.
Date and Time:
June 26-27, 2012
Live streaming from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. CT both days
Austin City Limits Live