Dev Blog #3

June 30, 2023

Key Takeaways

Welcome to the Watch Party Stadium!

Introducing the Watch Party Stadium (WPS) - an immersive stadium viewing experience, set in the heart of a captivating cyberpunk cityscape.

We are thrilled to present this cutting-edge concept that combines the thrill of esports with the electrifying atmosphere of a virtual reality stadium. 

The Watch Party Stadium’s architecture seamlessly blends futuristic elements with a touch of retro nostalgia, invoking a sense of awe and excitement. When entering the stadium, the sleek and stylish interior welcomes you with high-tech interactive displays, vibrant lighting schemes, and holographic projections that accentuate the cyberpunk aesthetic. 

WPS Exterior front view

Its design is specifically thought to accommodate a large number of spectators, featuring tiered seating that offers unobstructed views of the central arena. The centerpiece of the Watch Party Stadium is the massive main screen that dominates the arena. This colossal display stretches across the entire length of the stadium, ensuring that every seat provides an optimal viewing experience. With stunning clarity and immersive visuals, the screen brings the intense action to life, making you feel as if you are right in the middle of the gaming arena. To enhance the social experience, the stadium offers not only direct voice interaction with your friends, but also real time access to the Twitch stream chats on the side displays.

WPS Exterior wide view

This virtual masterpiece takes advantage of cutting-edge technology to provide a truly immersive experience. In the near future, we can even envision dynamic lighting and special effects synchronizing with the in-game action, immersing you in a sensory extravaganza. Whether you're a dedicated esports enthusiast, a casual gamer, or simply someone looking for a unique and exhilarating experience, the Watch Party Stadium promises to deliver an unforgettable journey into the future of entertainment.

The VCT Masters Tokyo Playtest

Fully customised inside of the WPS for VCT Masters Stokyo

We worked with Riot Games to conduct a playtest utilizing their content, and we were able to host a watch party for the highly anticipated VCT Masters Tokyo Finals in the stadium, which we fully customized for the event. The test event marked a significant milestone in the world of esports, and it did not disappoint.

The stadium buzzed with excitement as fans from all over the world gathered online to witness the intense battle for the title between the top-tier teams: Fnatic, Paper Rex, and Evil Geniuses. The success of the VCT Master Tokyo paves the way for an exciting future in the world of esports events. The possibilities are limitless, and the journey is bound to be extraordinary!

Stadium exterior showcasing all the VCT integrated branding

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The Virtex Team

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