CouchWarriors is proud to announce another international pro tour is joining forces with Battle Arena Melbourne 8 for its event on May 13-15, 2016.
Battle Royal is the official worldwide tournament circuit for Dead or Alive 5 Last Round, in which each event in the circuit offers a major prize bonus and official sponsorship to the Battle Royal world finals.
This is the first time Battle Royal gone global, with BAM8 one of only two international tournaments included in the prestigious circuit. Thanks to the generous prize pool, DOA5LR at BAM8 will be a free entry tournament. Get practicing!
Prizes and International sponsorship
Team Ninja are supporting this tournament with a $1,000 Prize Bonus
The 1st place winner of Dead or Alive 5 will receive player sponsorship of flight, hotel, venue and entry to December’s NEC XVIII finals in the USA
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Free Entry tournament at BAM8
With such an amazing prize pool and international opportunity on offer, CouchWarriors has made DOA5LR a FREE entry tournament! (Venue entry to BAM8 is still required)
Players of all levels are welcome to experience the fun of competition or just to participate and enjoy the game with a great community.
UPDATE – Ebabil Guney wins DOA5LR at BAM8
Fantastic effort by Ebabil, winning his first major in a huge tournament with the most competitive top 8 in Aus DOA5 history, after fighting through a 41 player pool.
– Fighting game tournaments and casuals – ALL Games!
Special event Ranbat at CQ (BAM VENUE) IN THE MELBOURNE CBD!
Note as a premium event there will be a $15 Entry
Tournaments, casual games, tips and training – CouchWarriors Ranking Battles (Ranbat) are a day long fighters festival!
At each Ranbat players can earn ranking points from participating in tournaments, with Prizes and Medals earned at the end of the year!
BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER
There is a BYOC / Sticks policy for the event. Our friendly players will often loan a controller, but we ask you to please bring your own! Also, while we should have enough equipment to run the tournaments, everyone will appreciate anybody who can bring setups for casuals and DIYs.
HOW TO GET THERE
CQ Functions is on Queen St, a short walk up from Melbourne Central train Station, or Flinders St Station.
Upcoming Event Dates
Regular Ranbats will take place at the regular venue Monthly on the 3rd and 4th SATURDAY of every month.
We are pleased to announce as part of our massive 2015 final Ranking Battle our sponsors and prizes. Our top ranked players of the season will receive well deserved medals, but tournament winners and lucky attendees can win fantastic prizes.
We’re proud to confirm BENQ Australia is a Major Event Sponsor for Battle Arena Melbourne 7, and indeed CouchWarriors events as a whole, through 2015.
Always a great supporter of competitive and esports gaming events, BENQ are an amazing event partner in providing additional monitors to the event so that players have the very best tournament experience. BENQ monitors are the #1 choice for lag free play, essential for high level matches as demanded by top players across all games. At the high speed and skill required in fighting games, this is a must.
What’s more, BENQ are presenting the SUPER SMASH BROS for WIIU tournament and providing a $750 CASH BONUS to the prize pot, added to the funds generated by entries.
Madman are Australia’s leading independent film and DVD distributor with the best and latest in anime, manga, asian cinema and cult films.
The huge Madman prize package will be shared across all games and the Cosplay Competition.
Team Ninja are the developer of DEAD OR ALIVE 5 LAST ROUND, which will see Australia’s very best fighting it out in the tournament on Sunday 24th.
International guest PERFECT LEGEND will be participating in the DOA5LR tournament. Winner of EVO in 2006 for DOA, Perfect Legend remains a big supporter of the game. You can see him explaining the tutorial mode of the game here.
Team Ninja and local distributor Mindscape Australia have offered a round of Tecmo Koei games and special items,
CouchWarriors is pleased to announce the return of headset sponsor for 2015, PLANTRONICS GAMING
PLANTRONICS is a leader in gaming headsets, and has been a great supporter of gaming events, teams and players. Known for quality and innovative headsets, the Plantronics RIG, which incorporates a multi-input mixer, will be deployed at the tournament stations. Look forward to comfort and complete focus when playing tournament matches
In addition to the RIG headset being available for players, there will be a prize pool of headsets for our tournament winners and for prize giveaways.