American sports and entertainment company, Comcast Spectacor, plans to build a $50 million game arena called Fusion Arena. It was built for the purpose of the Overwatch League franchise in the Philadelphia Fushion. This is one of the lastest and most competitive esports games across the United States.

A rendering of the future home of Fushion

The Cordish Cos. is also part of this project. Besides organizing OWL contests and events,this project also aims to build a larger sports complex in southern Philadelphia.

Fushion Arena will accommodate 3,500 seats and cover an area of ​​60,000 square feet. It will include broadcast rooms, office teams and a training area.

In addition to the main role of organizing Philadelphia Fushion, this arena will be used to organize concerts and esports events. Comcast Spectacor said it hopes to be able to organize more than 120 events here every year, according to the report.

This 47-acre Comcast Spectacor stadium complex will be built this summer and is expected to be put into operation in 2021. It will be ready to open for the Overwatch League in the next two years.

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Fusion Arena is scheduled to be ready for the 2021 Overwatch League season

Nate Nanzer, Commissioner of Overwatch League, said earlier this month that the competition will take place following to the original plan. It means that starting in 2020 matches will be held at host home and away matches. And if the Fushion Arena has not been completed at that time, the team will be staying in a temporary venues.

This is not the first place that the South Philadelphia Sport Complex invests in construction in the large scale. It had NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, NHL's Philadelphia Flyers and NFL's Philadelphia Eagles. However, this is the biggest development in the Overwatch League plan when it finally leaves the tournament organized at the host's locations. If everything goes according to plan, the stadium will be completed by 2021 and put into gaming and esports events. This will help Philadelphia become a place of great interest by gamers. Moreover, we also hope to see the appearance of other franchises in this plan in the following months.