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Release: PlayEX to Host Historic Esports Tournament Featuring Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at PeoriaCon in Peoria, IL

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PlayEX to Host Historic Esports Tournament Featuring Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at PeoriaCon in Peoria, IL


[Springfield MA, 2/16/2024] - PlayEX, a leading esports company, is poised to make gaming history by hosting the first-ever esports tournament at PeoriaCon, a premier gaming and pop culture convention in Peoria, Illinois. Set to take place on March 2 and 3, this groundbreaking event will feature highly anticipated tournaments in two iconic titles: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, bringing the excitement and competitiveness of esports to attendees of the convention.


PeoriaCon, renowned for its celebration of gaming, comics, anime, and more, will serve as the backdrop for PlayEX's esports extravaganza, offering attendees an immersive and thrilling gaming experience. Players and spectators alike can anticipate intense matches, fierce rivalries, and the opportunity to connect with fellow gaming enthusiasts in a vibrant and dynamic environment.


"We are incredibly excited to partner with PeoriaCon to showcase esports at this esteemed event," said David Morse, Co-Founder of PlayEX. "Esports has become a cultural phenomenon, and we're thrilled to bring the excitement of competitive gaming to the heart of Peoria. With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate headlining our tournaments, we're confident that attendees will be treated to an unforgettable esports experience."


The esports tournament at PeoriaCon will feature competitions in both Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, offering players of all skill levels the chance to test their abilities and compete for prizes. Whether racing against friends in Mario Kart or battling it out in Super Smash Bros., participants can expect adrenaline-pumping action and thrilling gameplay throughout the tournament.


In addition to the esports tournaments, PeoriaCon will feature a wide array of attractions and activities, including celebrity guest appearances, panel discussions, cosplay contests, vendor booths, and more. Attendees can look forward to a jam-packed weekend filled with entertainment, camaraderie, and unforgettable moments.


For more information about PeoriaCon and to purchase tickets, visit https://peoriacon.com. Stay tuned to the PlayEX website and social media channels for updates on the esports tournament schedule, registration details, and more. Registration is currently open at https://playex.gg/peoriacon2024


For media inquiries or sponsorship opportunities, please contact David Morse at info@playex.gg.


About PlayEX: PlayEX is a leading esports company dedicated to fostering community, competition, and innovation in the gaming industry. With a focus on inclusivity and accessibility, PlayEX hosts a wide range of tournaments, events, and content designed to engage gamers of all backgrounds and skill levels.


About PeoriaCon: PeoriaCon is a premier gaming and pop culture convention held annually in Peoria, Illinois. Featuring a variety of attractions, including gaming tournaments, celebrity guest appearances, panel discussions, cosplay contests, and more, PeoriaCon offers attendees an immersive and entertaining experience that celebrates all aspects of gaming and fandom.



PlayEX will be building a compact esports arena experience at PeoriaCon.



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