The Esports arena will be the first arena in the U.S. specifically for esports.
On Monday March 25, Comcast Spectacor announced that they are building the “First-of-Its-Kind Venue Will Stand as the Largest, New-Construction, Purpose-Built Esports Arena in the Western Hemisphere .”
The Fusion Arena features:
60,000 square feet
6,000-square-foot public entry and 2,000 square feet of interactive media surface hovering 30 feet above
3,500-Seat Venue to Serve as Home of the Philadelphia Fusion Esports Franchise and Premiere Destination for Competitive Gaming
High-resolution renderings from Comcast-Spectacor
Fusion Arena will be in the Philadelphia Sports Complex, home to the Wells Fargo Center - home of the Flyers and the 76ers, Lincoln Financial Field - home to the Eagles and Citizens Bank Park - home of the Phillies. Construction for the arena will begin Summer 2019 and is expected to be completed by 2021.