FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Esports Arena Las Vegas?
Esports Arena Las Vegas is the ultimate destination for daily video game play, high-stakes competitive esports events and tournaments, and gaming-related experiences, including virtual reality and classic arcade games.
I thought this place was free, but I see there’s a cost associated. Which is it?
You can enter the venue at no cost but there is a fee to play games.
I’d like to purchase play time, can I do that, and how much is it?
Visitors who would like to participate in video game play or other arena amenities can purchase game time.
1 hour = $10
1/2 day pass = $25
All day pass = $40
Weekend Warrior Pass = $99
Locals get DOUBLE TIME!
Military discounts of 15% and locals discount of double time are offered, with valid ID
How much does it cost?
There is no charge to enter Esports Arena Las Vegas during standard operating hours. Visitors who would like to participate in video game play or other arena amenities will be charged the above pricing for game time. Esports Arena Las Vegas will regularly hold special events and tournaments that require purchasing a ticket for admission. Visit the EsportsArenaVegas.com event calendar for the latest information.
What kind of tournaments will be held?
The best. Esports Arena Las Vegas will feature events and tournaments of all sizes across a variety of game genres. An event calendar for upcoming tournaments will be added to our website soon!
Can I play in a tournament?
Yes. Many tournaments at Esports Arena Las Vegas will be open to the public. An event calendar for upcoming tournaments will be added to our website soon!
Do you have to be a professional gamer to compete in tournaments?
No, although some events will be for the pros only. Many tournaments will be open to the public and you’re welcome to join. An event calendar for upcoming tournaments will be added to our website soon!
Can I make money competing in a tournament?
That depends. How good are you? Prizes vary from event to event, but many tournaments include cash prizes. An event calendar for upcoming tournaments will be added to our website soon!
Are the gaming stations secure? Can I use my own gamertag when playing?
Esports Arena Las Vegas runs on its own secure network, so all player information is safe.
Can I livestream from my own channels inside the arena?
Permission from Esports Arena Las Vegas is required to stream from inside the arena.
Will I be able to get food and drinks at the arena?
Absolutely. Some of the best in Las Vegas, actually. World-renowned chef and avid gamer José Andrés, with the help of his team at ThinkFoodGroup, has designed a one-of-a-kind food and beverage menu with delicious, easy-to-eat items – perfect for sustaining hours of gaming or simply enjoying a casual meal – like delectable flatbreads, savory rice bowls and Maki rolls. ESALV’s food and beverage program is led by Executive Chef Matthew Dibari, formerly a Chef at José Andrés’ award-winning restaurant Jaleo at The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
What if I don’t play video games? Will I still enjoy Esports Arena Las Vegas?
Of course! Esports Arena Las Vegas has something for everyone, from amazing food by José Andrés to the latest virtual reality experience. The arena’s classic video game bar also features arcade-style games like Pac-Man that are fun and easy. But there is no better time to start playing! Maybe you’re the next great esports competitor.
Are there staff members who can teach me how to play?
The Esports Arena Las Vegas staff will be happy to help in any way possible, from set-up to game tips, but playing will be your best way to learn!
What games can I play at the arena?
Just about anything. In addition to the most popular esports today, visitors will be able to play their favorite arcade games at the video game bar as well as some of the classic console-based games at the interactive history of video game display.
Can I make reservations for a private event? Or can I host my own tournament at the arena?
Esports Arena Las Vegas is perfect for any size event, from a unique meeting space to a full convention. Six private VIP rooms are perfect for smaller parties, while the modular and completely customizable nature of the entire arena allows for almost any kind of event you can dream up. To book an event, please reach out to:
Monique Schwartz, Assistant Operations | Events Manager
Charles Pineda, Assistant General Manager
Do you sell games at the arena? Is there merchandise?
Esports Arena Las Vegas does not sell games, but there is plenty of other merchandise, including branded apparel and accessories, available for purchase.
Is there a Las Vegas sponsored Esports team that I can try out for?
Esports Arena Las Vegas currently doesn’t have its own esports team, but there are a variety of teams in the area competing in multiple titles.
Can I play video games from my room at Luxor?
Nope. Stop into Esports Arena Las Vegas while you’re at Luxor for an awesome experience, from gaming to great food from chef José Andrés.
Can I get more M life Rewards points in the arena?
There is currently no integration between purchases made at Esports Arena Las Vegas and the M life Rewards program. ESALV is working with MGM Resorts and the M life team to provide that integration in the near future, stay tuned!
Is there a discount with the M life Rewards card?
There is currently no discount available for having or using a M life Rewards card at Esports Arena Las Vegas. ESALV is working with MGM Resorts and the M life team to provide benefits to loyal M life Rewards members in the near future, stay tuned!
Is there a military and/or first responder discount?
Absolutely. Show us a military or first responder ID, and we will show our thanks for your service in our communities and country by offering a 15% discount on all food, non-alcoholic beverages, and game play.
Is there a locals discount?
You bet! Esports Arena started as a community hub for local video gamers in Orange County, CA and the essence of that community connection is alive and well in Las Vegas. Local residents can show their Nevada ID and receive a 15% discount on game passes.
Is there an age limit?
The front lobby is open to guests of all ages. In the main hall, you must be 13 or older to enter unless accompanied by a chaperone 18+ years of age (depending on content shown on stage). After 9 pm, anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a chaperone 21+ years old. Anyone under 18 must leave the venue. We must go by the rules of the Strip.
When content on stage is rated M-Mature by the ESRB, you must be 17 years of age or older unless accompanied by a chaperone that is 21+ years of age.
When content on stage is rate A-Adults only by the ESRB, you must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
Esports Arena Las Vegas will host events where tournament entry fees are collected from players that contribute to a prize pool. The minimum age requirement to participate in a prized pool tournament is 17 years of age, unless accompanied by a chaperone that is 21 years of age or older.
In the case where a tournament includes A - Adults Only content, the minimum age is 18.
Esports Arena Las Vegas reserves the right to alter this policy at any time without advanced notice.