Philadelphia, PA - Comcast is Building a brand new $50 Million Video Gaming Arena Next to Xfinity Live! With Esports becoming one of the nations fastest growing sport and Comcast plans to capitalize on it heavily. Comcast, which has its own esports team “The Fusion,” is building a $50 million arena next to Xfinity Live!
Esports Arena is Coming to South Philly
The 3,500-seat arena is going to be the very first of its kind in the world. Making Philadelphia the trailblazer in the esports industry. The Fusion is part of a 20 team Overwatch League, is going to make use of the dedicated arena, however, it will additionally be utilized as the hub for almost all major east coast gaming events.
The arena is going to host roughly 120 gaming events a year. The remainder of the time will most likely host events such as concerts and conventions. However, it will most likely be home to The Fusion team. Presently The Fusion is playing out of California however will re-locate to Philly next.
The brand new arena is just one part of a broader vision Comcast Spectacor is creating at the sports complex within South Philly. The 47-acre complex will also house a new 10-story office building which will cost an estimated 80 million dollars.