Full List of BAM13 Games Now Revealed

It’s barely more than a month until the latest and greatest incarnation of Battle Arena Melbourne – #BAM13.

BAM is Australia’s biggest FGC event of the year, so naturally it also needs to show off the biggest range of different fighting games. After all, if you’re gonna find enough people anywhere to fill a bracket for your favourite niche fighter, it’s going to be at BAM!

 


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Events Calendar: May 2023

DreamHack Melbourne has come and gone – and with it, the last ever Street Fighter V LAN for CouchWarriors League. Coming up in just a few weeks is Battle Arena Melbourne, where the new age of Street Fighter 6 will kick off in style!

Of course, #BAM13 is bigger than any one game, even if SF6 is getting a lot of hype. You can check out the hashtag on social media (or the BAM13 tag on couchwarriors.org) to find all the details announced for the major so far. In the meantime, here are the dates and sign-up links for all our May CouchWarriors League events.

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Queensland Ranbats Are Back In Business!

If you’re a regular visitor to this site, chances are that you’ve seen this notice posted somewhere:

Excerpt from a monthly schedule post explaining that the Queensland ranbats have been cancelled indefinitely.

It’s been a tough stretch for the north-most arm of our FGC since the initial loss of their ranbat venue in March 2022. Over a year has now passed since the last official CWQLD offline event.

But don’t worry, the end is now in sight: the Queensland Ranbat is now set to make a triumphant return before the end of the month!

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Events Calendar: April 2023

Things are moving fast in the FGC this month, with the big announcements for #BAM13 starting to land and DreamHack Melbourne coming up just a few weeks away. We’re also well into the swing of weekly and monthly #CWLeague events, meaning there’s a ton of leaderboard points up for grabs across April and beyond…

Here are the dates and sign-up links for all our regular April CouchWarriors League events – both online and offline.

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Battle Arena Melbourne RETURNS in 2023!

Get ready – the road to Oceania’s most celebrated fighting game tournament starts now.

CouchWarriors have publicly announced the 2023 installment of Battle Arena Melbourne, BAM13, for the weekend of June 9th-11th.

Signup is NOW LIVE! Book your weekend pass as a player ($60) or spectator ($25) on start.gg!

There are so many exciting details still to come: the tournament lineup, prize pool, sponsorships, World Tour support, international visitors, featured artists, afterparty venue… just make sure you save those dates, and stay tuned for more announcements!

Events Calendar: March 2023

The FGC’s collective holiday hangover is fading away like the summer heat, and it’s time to dive back into the 2023 CouchWarriors League schedule! That schedule now includes The Game Expo Melbourne, which is set to be one of the first non-ranbat offline tournaments of the year.

Here are the dates and sign-up links for that, and all the other March CouchWarriors League events – both online and offline.

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CouchWarriors League 2023: Updated Points Structure & Schedule

CouchWarriors League is officially back for 2023, announcing a new format and points system for the Summer and Winter championship seasons.

The 2023 format emphasizes more local and community events while pivoting the CWL Online schedule from weekly to monthly tournaments. The points awarded at each state’s monthly ranbats have been doubled, making them an even more important battleground for our championship hopefuls.

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CouchWarriors Crossup is Upon Us!

We’re just days away from the sensational last event of CouchWarriors League 2022, and the last Australian major of the year. CouchWarriors Crossup returns to Melbourne this weekend, with a bigger venue and bigger selection of fighting games to cap off another year’s competition. That includes the highlight game from last CWC, DragonBall FighterZ – and the stakes will be high, as we are once again a DBFZ World Tour Power Event.

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Events and Details: October 2022

We continue the exhilarating race to the finish in this month’s CouchWarriors League schedule, with one more big event queued up to help ambitious players climb the leaderboards: Big Cheese 3.

This one matters most for our South Australian hopefuls, with a hometown Major to catch them up on all the points others have reaped from BAM 2022 and Dreamhack Melbourne. But there’s still regular ranbats and CWL Online monthlies running elsewhere, plus the Champions’ Challenge at PAX Aus – not a ranked event, but there will be sponsored prizes plus the new test build of Street Fighter 6!

Here are the dates and sign-up links for all October’s CouchWarriors League events – both online and offline.
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