The World’s Biggest Esports Event Comes to Austin

Esports entertainment company BLAST has just revealed plans to host next year’s Major 2025 at the Moody Center! This is big for the city of Austin as this is the world’s largest esports event and we are especially excited about next summer, June 2025.

The highly-anticipated event will bring together the best esports teams from around the world, competing for glory and substantial prize money, and is set to become one of the largest esports events ever hosted in the United States.


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An Event To Look Forward To

The Counter-Strike Major is one of the most celebrated and highly-anticipated esports events in the calendar year due to its prestige, established fanbase, long-standing history, global viewership and high stakes, with the world’s best players competing for a $1.25 million combined prize pool.

The city of Austin, Texas is forecasted to benefit from $40 million in economic investment, with 50,000 fans expected to attend the event along with millions of fans tuning in from 150+ territories and broadcast in 28 languages.

BLAST has teamed up with Live Nation, global leader in live entertainment, and premier Austin-based event promoters, C3 Presents, along with Visit Austin, the official destination marketing and sales organization of the City of Austin, to bring the Major to Austin in June 2025.

The partnership supports BLAST’s mission to deliver the finest esports experiences by collaborating with top live entertainment partners and destination

Coming Next Summer

We are eagerly awaiting next Summer as The Major joins a list of high-profile international sports and entertainment events to take place in Austin!

For more information on the Austin Major, including tickets and dates updates, sign-up here

Check out other major events happening in Austin here!

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