Melbourne Esports Open
/ September 2018


The Melbourne Esports OpenTM , presented by JB Hi-Fi, has made a stunning debut with over 12,000 avid esports fans flocking to Melbourne Park over the weekend of 1-2 September. The event saw fans of all ages turn up to watch, play and compete in the biggest number of live esports tournaments ever held at an event in Australia.

The online interest was also huge, with fans viewing content from the Melbourne Esports Open over 12 million times across Twitter, Facebook and Reddit.  The massive esports community conversation on Twitter saw #MEO2018 trending number 1 nationally on Saturday.