WMU Esports Arena

WMU Esports Arena is proud to support the mission of Western Michigan University and the expansion of the esports industry. The arena is home to WMU Esports club teams and host to WMU intramural esports and community events.

Gaming systems

Each of the theatre's 12 competition and 24 practice PCs features an Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, along with the following hardware:

  • Raidmax Alpha RGB Gaming Case
  • 3X 120mm Led Case Fans
  • Intel i7-8700K CPU
  • MSI Z370-A Pro Motherboard
  • Asus GTX 1080 8GB Strix RGB GPU
  • 240GB SSD
  • 1TB HDD
  • 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM

Theatre-style seating for up to 190 spectators

Available for rentals

Five adults sit onstage at WMU Esports competition machines.

Corporate team-building exercises

Build your coworkers' confidence and teamwork in a unique environment

Senior Director Scott Puckett speaks onstage at WMU Esports Arena.

Private functions

Host your private party at the arena and play any one of our games on some of the best systems available

Five high school boys compete on WMU Esports computers on stage.

High school esports competitions

Give your teams the chance to train and compete in Western’s state-of-the-art facility

Rent the Arena

Ultimate collegiate gaming

WMU Esports Arena is the only dedicated, competition-level esports arena in Michigan, featuring state-of-the-art technology and the fastest-possible internet speeds.

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