MatchBox360 XL Autumn 2008

Event: MatchBox360 XL

Date: 28th– 30th November 2008

Venue: Cranmore Park, Birmingham

MatchBox360 are pleased to announce the confirmed tournament line-up for the forthcoming XL Autumn 2008 eSports tournament on 28th - 30th November at Cranmore Park, Solihull.

Further to the overwhelming success of the XL Summer 2008 event in July, MatchBox360 XL returns to the impressive Cranmore Park with 1500 square metres dedicated to the console gaming action. MatchBox360 XL Autumn 2008 will be the largest XL eSports tournament to date and will feature over 100 Xbox 360 consoles and 500 gamers from across Europe enjoying all the most highly anticipated Xbox 360 titles of 2008 and tournaments throughout the 3 day weekend.

Compete side by side with some of the best players and teams as MatchBox360 XL presents a 3-day eSports extravaganza with prizes worth over£10,000 in the largest Halo 3, Call of Duty 4 and Gears of War tournaments in Europe!!!

MatchBox360 XL will feature tournaments and freeplay on a selection of the most popular Xbox 360 titles. The confirmed XL tournament line-up includes:

Friday 28th November:

• Halo 3 FFA

• Call of Duty 4 2v2

• Unreal Tournament III Duel

Saturday 29th November:

• Halo 3 4v4

• Gears of War 4v4

• Call of Duty 4 4v4

Sunday 30th November:

• Halo 3 4v4

• Gears of War 4v4

• Call of Duty 4 4v4

• Pro Evolution Soccer 2009: FREE TO ENTER!!!

Confirmed titles available on freeplay include:

• FIFA09

• Gears of War 2

• Call of Duty: World at War

• Far Cry 2

• End War

Please note: additional tournaments may be added in due course.

“MatchBox360 XL Autumn 2008 will continue to set the standard for competitive console tournaments, and with all the forthcoming Xbox 360 titles available at XL the gamers can look forward to an action packed weekend of console gaming. Cranmore Park proved to be an amazing venue in July and we look forward to improving the events with a number of exclusive titles, showcase exhibitions and a selection of free to enter tournaments.”

Whether you’re a competitor, spectator or enjoy gaming just for fun, MatchBox360 XL provides the perfect opportunity for the Xbox Live community to meet, compete and socialise all under one roof for a marathon weekend of gaming.

If you are yet to witness the XL experience, a full online gallery and XLEAGUE television coverage from MatchBox360 XL Summer 2008 in July can be found here:

http://matchbox360.co.uk/category/image-galleries/matchbox360-xl-summer-2008-cranmore-park

http://webtv.xleague.tv/watch.aspx?video=Inside%20Gaming@371

Admission tickets priced at just£30 for the 3-day weekend and tournament entry fees are on sale now from the online MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

For all the latest MatchBox360 XL news and information please visit: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

Are you ready to XL?!

XL Sponsorship:

MatchBox360 currently have a number of unique marketing and showcase opportunities available at our forthcoming XL tournament in July at Cranmore Park. Whether you would like to feature your product at the event or advertise your business via tournament sponsorship, we have a selection of marketing packages to suit your needs. If you would like the your product or business to be associated with the largest console LAN tournament in Europe then please contact us for further information.

Contact:

Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596

E-mail: enquiries@matchbox360.co.uk

About MatchBox360

MatchBox360: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360.co.uk is one of the fastest growing Xbox Live communities in the United Kingdom. A focused events site and XCN member, MatchBox360 revolves around its thriving forum community, and boasts an impressive membership of gamers of varying ages, gender and skill. MatchBox360 XL is the premier console eSports tournament in the UK and sets the standard for competitive console LAN events for the European gaming community.


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