Electronic retailing giant Best Buy has announced that, starting next Monday, December 2, gamers can flock to various locations and take part in the largest Madden 25 tournament available. The locations are broken down by market area, hitting all of the largest ones available, and holding regional tournaments. Registration for these tournaments will be limited to the first 64 gamers to sign up and all players must be at least 18 years of age. Regional champions will receive a $1,000 Best Buy gift card and a trip for two to Dallas, while the runners-up in each market receive a nice consolation prize of $500. The finalists will then compete at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, otherwise known as "Jerryworld", to play for another $1,500 Best Buy gift card. For those of you who are Madden die-hards, be sure to hit the stores next week if you live in an area with the tournament!
ULTIMATE GAMERS SHOWDOWN finals at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, Dec. 16, where local winners from each market will come together and go head-to-head on the world's largest HD screen. In addition, each market with feature the best of the best in professional gaming as well as the best professional athlete Madden players including Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants, Mario Manningham of the San Francisco Giants and Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys.
Specifics on the tournament:
The ULTIMATE GAMERS SHOWDOWN in-store tournament event details are as follows:
New York - Union Square (5-10 p.m.)
San Francisco - 13th & Harrison (5-10 p.m.)
Boston - Braintree (5-10 p.m.)
Los Angeles - West LA/Pico Blvd (5-10 p.m.)
Detroit - Novi (5-10 p.m.)
Chicago - North Avenue (5-10 p.m.)
Minneapolis - Richfield (5-10 p.m.)
Atlanta - Alpharetta (5-10 p.m.)
Dallas - Finals - AT&T Stadium (Invitation only)