LAS VEGAS, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Top talent from the fighting game community confirmed they will attend KNOCKOUT, a mega party this Saturday, July 16 at the Downtown Grand Casino. KNOCKOUT is set to take place at Downtown Grand's Citrus Pool Deck with a diverse offering for all fighting game fans—and even a little something for Pokémon Go enthusiasts.
Scheduled to appear at the party include Team Liquid, Smash.gg, Melee It On Me, VGBootCamp, Critical Reaction, EA Sports, Yomi Gaming, Noble Esports, and EvilBizz Gaming.
KNOCKOUT will offer meet & greets with top teams and personalities and the chance to play against pros in games such as Mortal Kombat and Smash 4. From the best view in all of Downtown Las Vegas, guests will enjoy a chance to win ASTRO Gaming gear, live music and drinks. Doors open at 8pm and the party doesn't stop until 12am. Guests must be 18 or over to attend.
The party will kick off at 8pm with a Mortal Kombat XL 5v5 Pro Team Exhibition Tournament with special guests Yomi Gaming, Critical Reaction, EvilBizz Gaming.
For Pokémon Go fanatics, KNOCKOUT will have PokéStops where party goers can drop a Lure and receive buy-one-get-one free drink tickets at the event. This will be a first-of-its kind integration of Pokémon Go at an esports event.
Complimentary KNOCKOUT party passes are available on a first come, first served basis. To reserve your passes, RSVP here: https://www.theticketfairy.com/event/fighting-game-community-weekend-knockout-pool-party-16jul2016/.
"If you're a fighting game community fan, you do not want to miss the KNOCKOUT party," said Seth Schorr, Chairman of Downtown Grand and owner of Fifth Street Gaming. "The party is as diverse as the fighting game community itself."
Downtown Grand is offering exclusive room rates for gamers during Fighting Community Weekend. Fans and guests can receive a 10% discount by booking with code FGC. Fans staying at Downtown Grand will also receive complimentary shuttle service to and from competitions in Las Vegas. For reservations call 1-855-384-7263.
SOURCE Downtown Grand Casino