Gamers. You’re home.

Strap yourselves in because a mega gaming and esports venue is coming to Melbourne.
The ultimate venue for gaming enthusiasts and esports fanatics will be spread across two gigantic floors in the middle of the CBD.

Fortress will have a purpose-built esports arena, 160 top of the range esports-ready gaming PCs, a dedicated LAN lounge and a high performance esports bootcamp room. 10+ screens across both floors broadcasting live tournaments and international playoffs year round. Everything primed for the ultimate esports experience!

If you’re not into esports, fear not! The huge basement hosts a gamer friendly tavern, casual console gaming suites, fireside hearth and designated RPG area. We’ve also partnered with your favourite publishers to throw regular community events where you can hang out with people who love games as much as you.

Blazing fast machines

Every Fortress will offer casual gameplay options as well as blazing fast PCs for the dedicated and hardcore. Each one will be a dedicated “home ground” for esports, and a 7-day-a-week cultural hub for events, tournaments, championships and general video game related entertainment.

  • Fortress Melbourne is coming to the Emporium, in the heart of the CBD!
  • Across 2,700+ sq/ms – an entire basement + huge arena space
  • An Esports Bar on the arena level with retractable grandstand seating for 200 people
  • A Fortress Tavern Bar and Full Service Restaurant downstairs
  • Casual play welcomed
  • Function room for birthday parties, community events, corporate events
  • Old school arcade games; 160 High-end Gaming PCs and special casual “console gaming suites”
  • 4 Dedicated online streamer pods
  • Premium super fast internet
  • Merch store with latest esports team apparel
  • High Performance esports team training facilities
  • Memberships available

Fortress Melbourne is part of the Allied Esports Affiliate Network – owners of the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas at The Luxor. If you win in our place you have a shot of making it in Vegas!