This past weekend CouchWarriors’ Battle Arena Melbourne (BAM10) reached its 10th Anniversary. ANZ’s largest open entry esports event, held May 18-20 at Melbourne Convention Centre, once again broke records with
CouchWarriors is excited to announce that the official BAM10 Afterparty will again be held at the The General Assembly at South Wharf – a gorgeous and large bar/restaurant with outdoor and indoor spaces located right next to MCEC.
The afterparty will start on May 20 at 7PM so you can walk out of MCEC immediately after BAM10 finals day ends and straight into the afterparty venue! We will have drinks till late together with multiple setups there for runbacks and team matches.
Relax over dinner and discuss your BAM weekend, play ping pong, and enjoy good company and drinks by the Melbourne city skyline. Read on for menu and info! Read more
Is your Soul feeling a bit chilly? Get ready for that fire to burn again as SOUL CALIBUR VI returns to Battle Arena Melbourne.
BAM10 will feature the first opportunity in Australia to get hands on with the upcoming Soul Calibur VI. Thanks to Bandai Namco, there will be 14 setups available for play. Open to players and Spectators.
Sharpen your swords, we’re opening a portal to the stage of history at BAM10! Register now at www.smash.gg/bam10
We’re pleased to announce that our annual major this year, Battle Arena Melbourne 10, will be a Master Event in the Tekken World Tour. As one of thirteen similar events in the full forty-event tour, finishing in the top 32 will see you earn ranking points towards qualification for the Tekken World Tour Finals, held this year in Amsterdam.
Tekken at BAM10:
Tekken World Tour Master Points
Prize Pool Bonus $5,000
Tournament broadcast on official Tekken Twitch channel
International Tekken Pro Players
Global Tekken Superstars coming to Australia
Let’s take a look at some of the top international players from the worldwide Tekken pro scene coming to BAM10:
This includes SFV, Tekken, DBFZ and ALL Smash tournaments. This allows us to provide a better tournament experience, particularly as these games all start Saturday morning. Make sure you have your registration in and don’t let your friends let it slide!
Capcom Pro Tour, Tekken World Tour, the first major Dragon Ball FighterZ event in Australia, plus Armada for Melee and the biggest Smash4 event yet, it’s all on the line.
Venue registration is still only $50 but goes up to $60 on May 6, and $70 on May 18 (day of BAM10). However, you will NOT be able to register for the above games. All other games (Gold and Silver) will allow registration up to an hour before.
Battle Arena Melbourne 10 is the biggest fighting game tournament, and a growing gaming convention. We are very excited to add the CouchWarriors Indiecade to our 10th anniversary event. This is an opportunity for Indie game developers to showcase upcoming games to hundreds of BAM10 attendees.
If you are an indie studio who would like to display a game at please fill out the form below with all of your information so we can arrange floorspace and promotion accordingly.
We are pleased to announce Battle Arena Melbourne 10’s official cosplay competition! Join us in your best fighting game costume for a chance to win some awesome prizes and your very own BAM10 Trophy! Not only is BAM Australia’s biggest fighting game event, it’s a gaming and esports festival, so we would like to invite everyone to appear in character!
Volunteering for BAM makes you a part of the event, helps your fellow players and spectators, and is heaps of fun! While you’re rostered on in alternating shifts, you are a friendly face of the community, and in your down time you get to take part.
Based on your shift, each volunteer will also be provided food and drink, entry to the event and afterparty, and our ongoing thanks!
So let us know if would you like to join the CouchWarriors BAM10 team, we need you!
Calling all artists! Battle Arena Melbourne 10 is not just a major esports tournament, but a gaming convention too. We are taking applications for artists who want to hold a table at the event, where you can display and sell your artwork. Apply here: http://bit.ly/bam10artist