The Best SOULCALIBUR ™ VI Players in the World Will Converge Upon the HyperX® Esports Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 2nd to Battle for Prizes and Honor

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., today announced a new export tournament built in the world SOULCALIBUR ™ World Invitational. SOULCALIBUR fans who would like to take the action SOULCALIBUR World Invitational on Smash.gg starting August 28, 2019 at 4: 00pm PDT.

On November 2, 2019, the HyperX® Esports Arena at The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada will become the epicenter of the SOULCALIBUR universe where seven of the best SOULCALIBUR VI the first ever players from around the globe SOULCALIBUR World Invitational Champion. Additionally, one SOULCALIBUR VI player may laugh from a pool of 128 players to join the chosen seven by participating in the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational Last Chance Qualifier event which will also be held at the HyperX Esports Arena on November 2, 2019.

“The SOULCALIBUR "a franchise has been the premier weapons-based fighting game for two decades, building a fan base that stretches generations and around the world," said Motohiro Okubo, Producer of SOULCALIBUR VI at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. “Now, in the age of exporting, it's an honor to finally deliver a tournament fully focused on SOULCALIBUR, where the eight best players from every corner of the globe how to compete for prizes, honor, and the ultimate crown of being the best SOULCALIBUR VI player in the world. "

Featured hosts who will be providing blow-by-blow reporting throughout the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational includes fighting game community Markman stalwarts, Kitana Prime, Aliciaxlife, and Ebonic Plague. With nonstop action and excellent color commentary, the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational promises to be one of the most entertaining exports of the year.

For more information on the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational, please visit the official SOULCALIBUR World Invitational website at: www.soulcaliburworldinvitational.com. To find out more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.'s other products, please visit: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or join the conversation on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS. Stay up-to-date on the action surrounding BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.'s numerous esports leagues at: https://twitter.com/BNEAESPORTS

The SOULCALIBUR World Invitational announcement trailer is available here: https://youtu.be/apL7PvwsQyg

About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

About HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas

HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at Luxor Hotel and Casino, is the first dedicated exporting arena on the Strip and the flagship venue of Allied Esports' global property spanning North America, Europe and China. The 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art arena, featuring a multilevel modular design with a two-story LED video wall, telescopic seating, 120 PC and console stations, and a world-class production facility, is a ready- to-go championship destination and content study for publishers, leagues, teams, players, streamers, tournaments and high-stakes matchups in a setting designed to deliver an unparalleled live experience. Since its opening in 2018, Allied Esports Original productions. Named the 2018 Esports Business Summit of the Year, the arena, which is open daily for walk-up play, a classic video game bar, a full menu with catering options, and nightly competitions across the most popular games and genres. For schedules, tickets and more information, visit hyperxesalv.com and follow @HyperXESALV. For more information about Allied Exports and its global network of properties, visit AlliedEsports.gg and follow @AlliedEsports. Allied Esports is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ: AESE).

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Denny Chiu
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