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X Games Minneapolis to Host eSports Competition

FACEIT to Host eSports Competition at X Games Minneapolis 2017

As X Games Minneapolis makes its debut in the Twin Cities from July 13 – 16, it will host a variety of entertainment and activities suited for the whole family throughout X Fest, which will be located in the Medtronic Plaza at U.S. Bank Stadium and The Commons across the street in downtown Minneapolis. In addition to sponsor activations, interactive courses, concessions, athlete meet ‘n greets and giveaways, X Fest will also be home to the X Fest Stage, installations by local Twin Cities visual artists, Sour Punch Next X Parks and the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational eSports competition.

FACEIT, the leading online competitive gaming platform, has teamed up with ESPN X Games to present the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational – a new eSports competition taking place within X Fest. Competitors will battle in heated rounds of Rocket League, a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and driving, to vie for a $75,000 prize pool. The FACEIT X Games Rocket League invitational will take place July 14-16 and will be streamed live on ESPN3 and additional platforms. More information on the tournament format and teams participating will be announced in the near future.

Ticket information and full music and competition schedules are available at Admission to X Fest is included in the price of a ticket. Additional information on all X Games Minneapolis 2017 events is available on for fans or on for media only.

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