Esports-themed hotel scheduled to open in Japan, April 2020
As esports' popularity continues to grow, everyone wants in on the multimillion dollar action including hotels.
Case in point: The first esports-themed hotel is currently being built in the geek culture district of Nipponbashi, Osaka, Japan.
Named e-ZONe Denno Kukan, “Esports Hotel E-Zone Cyberspace” in English, will resemble a typical gaming cafe, with the hotel aimed at experienced gamers and those who are new to esports.
It will be nine story’s tall and will feature sleeping cabins, gaming floors and special upscaled suites with in-room gaming PCs. The first three floors of hotel will be dedicated to gaming, with more than 70 high-end gaming PCs and live-streaming equipment for tournaments and events. The remaining floors will be reserved for accommodation, with the majority providing sleeping cabins and a total of 94 beds.
Inspired by ‘cyberspace’, conceptual images of the interior and exterior fall in line with the theme with bright neon colors and lighting giving it a somewhat cyberpunk look.
No official rates have yet been released but watch this space!
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