KONAMI’s eSports Tournament to Bring Heated Battles to Makuhari Messe!eSports Featuring World Top Players Coming to Tokyo Game Show 2017

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KONAMI is proud to announce that over a four-day period starting Thursday, September 21, it will bring e-Sports to its booth at Tokyo Game Show 2017*1, which will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.

A multiday exhibition eSports event will be held for “SUPER BOMBERMAN R”, an action game available for the Nintendo Switch™ console. The event will be exciting multi player battles that harnessed the title’s fun-packed multiplayer mode.

On Sunday, August 13, the company held Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2017 for the game “Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS”, a title that has been downloaded over 50 million times worldwide. Top duelist from the championship, Samson Yoshida from Japan, will play an exhibition match.

Among the company’s baseball titles, plans call for holding an eSports event for its mobile title “PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL SPIRITS A (ACE)”. The title is one of the games to be played at the Pawapuro Championships 2017, an eSports tournament officially recognized by the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization (NPB).

For its Pro Evolution Soccer series, the company has already announced that it will be holding PES League World Tour 2018, an official eSports world championship. It will include an eSports event for its latest console game in the series “Winning Eleven 2018”. And at e-Sports X, an eSports tournament officially sponsored by Tokyo Game Show 2017, exhibition matches will be held with top players from across Japan.

KONAMI will continue to offer ever more consumers fun and exciting experiences through eSports initiatives.

eSports events at KONAMI’s booth

Thursday, September 21
Title Genre Platforms Schedule
SUPER BOMBERMAN R Action Nintendo Switch™ 12:10 -

Friday, September 22
Title Genre Platforms Schedule
SUPER BOMBERMAN R Action Nintendo Switch™ 13:10 -

Saturday, September 23
Title Genre Platforms Schedule
SUPER BOMBERMAN R Action Nintendo Switch™ 12:00 -
Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS Competitive Card Game App Store、Google Play 13:30 -
Winning Eleven 2018 Soccer Action PlayStation®4、PlayStation®3 15:40 -
Winning Eleven 2017 Soccer Action App Store、Google Play

Sunday, September 24
Title Genre Platforms Schedule
PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL SPIRITS A (Ace) Baseball / Action App Store、Google Play 13:00 -
SUPER BOMBERMAN R Action Nintendo Switch™ 15:20 -
Event details are subject to change without prior notice.


KONAMI events at e-Sports X

Saturday, September 23
Title Genre Platforms Schedule
Winning Eleven 2018 Soccer Action PlayStation®4、PlayStation®3 13:00 -
Event details are subject to change without prior notice.
This event is scheduled to take place on the PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE

KONAMI Tokyo Game Show 2017 Special Website
Tokyo Game Show 2017 Official Website

  • *1The show runs from Thursday, September 21 to Sunday, September 24. The public admission days are Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24.

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