DreamHack Comes to Atlanta November 16-18

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Premier gaming lifestyle festival DreamHack
will come to Atlanta November 16-18 to
feature everything gaming under one roof. The 24-hour-a-day event will
be jam-packed with nearly $2 million in pro esports tournaments,
collegiate matches, world famous LAN party, music concerts, cosplay
championship, panels, art gallery, arcade, virtual reality, expo and
more; sponsored by Monster, LG H4x. For the first time ever, Hi-Rez
will host their World Championships at DreamHack. Read full
details here.

DreamHack made its Atlanta debut in 2017 bringing 25,000 visitors from a
total of 48 states and 25 countries.


Major titles will include: $1 million SMITE World Championship
(including PC Console); $300,000 Paladins World Championship
(including PC Console); $300,000 Halo Championship Series Finals;
$100,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO); $100,000 Brawlhalla
World Championships; $33,000 Fighting Game Championships (FGC) with
prizes spread across Super Smash Bros. Melee and Wii U, Street Fighter
V: Arcade Edition, Soul Calibur 6 and more; $15,000 Hearthstone Grand
Prix; and $10,000 Halo 3.

In addition, DreamHack is hosting high school and college esports
matches on the Main stage in partnership with The
American Video Game League
(AVGL), High
School Esports League
(HSEL) and Twitch’s Twitch
program. Games will include Fortnite,
of Legends
and Clash


EDM sensations Slushii,
the Noise
and Riot
will perform on Friday, November 16. On Saturday,
November 17
, the musical lineup will be Hip-Hop artist Mick
as well as Atlanta-based Producer/Rapper London
on da Track


The Cosplay
will reach a new level with celebrity head judge Yaya
joining the team — who hails from Atlanta. The Hi-Rez Expo at
DreamHack Atlanta this year means more cosplay action than ever before,
thanks to the additional arrival of the Hi-Rez
Cosplay Contest


DreamHack is also bringing horror genre films to the
lifestyle festival, including the screening of the feature-length horror
film, “Slice”,
as well as the Atlanta-based horror anthology, Fear