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A Look At The First Elite Esports Facility Constructed In The Metaverse

PWR and Populous have joined forces to launch the PWR Facility, a first-of-its-kind elite esports training and content facility in the metaverse. Created in Fortnite, the facility is designed for PWR’s internal team and the wider gaming community to socialize, experience and elite training space, test the design choices in the building, and interact with the facility.

“You walk into an amazing central collaboration space that can be seen from all areas of the facility,” said Al Baxter, Senior Principal and Architect at Populous. “There are key spaces like the multi-functional event area, Lachlan’s office, the boardroom, broadcast and VR streaming studios, the content creator’s editing suite and esports gamers training space on the upper level which is all connected to the central space. On the ground floor is the merchandise area and operational spaces.”

PWR wants to make the facility a hub for all things PWR, with the hope that its functionality will evolve with the expansion of the metaverse, bringing together people from all over to celebrate the gaming experiences PWR creates everyday.

And for YouTuber, content creator, and Fortnite-player Lachlan Power, he sees this space as a place where content creators can learn, refine their craft, and encourage gamers to develop stronger health and wellbeing opportunities.

“Professional gamers, esports athletes and content creators need places that promote their long-term growth and development,” said Power. “In creating the PWR Facility, we acknowledged the need to create intentional spaces that promote the health, wellbeing and performance of our people. From the gymnasium to the active social areas and the cafe, we wanted to demonstrate that this facility has been designed by a team specialized in creating elite training facilities so that we can optimize the performance and creativity for our athletes and creators.”

(All information was provided by Populous)

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