Liverpool’s first dedicated esports venue, Level Tap, has announced partnerships with leading tech industry suppliers to ensure the ultimate gaming experience for its customers.
When it opens this month, Level Tap on Hanover Street in Liverpool ONE will be the city’s only base for gaming and esports spectating, as well as the hosting and broadcasting of live events from around the world.
Across two levels, Level Tap will boast ten console stations, 20 PCs and two racing simulators all custom-built and supplied by AlphaSync at Ebuyer with ASUS and ROG (Republic of Gamers) components. This includes chairs, monitors, mice and keyboards to ensure maximum immersion.
Level Tap co-founder Callum Wilson said:
“ROG has always focused on ground breaking kit and peripherals reshaping the gaming landscape and raising the standard for gamers and developers alike. AlphaSync are among the best select system-builders who can create dream machines unavailable elsewhere, featuring a totally tailored rig with seamless fusion of synchronized features, aesthetic finesse, and fine-tuned performance.”
And it’s not just gaming hardware that Level Tap has covered. They’ve also partnered with Redbull and Liverpool’s own American Pizza Slice for the ultimate gaming fuel. Additionally, visitors will be able to enjoy custom-built retro arcade games from Roll Model Arcade of St Helens.
Co-founder Adam Rydings promises that Level Tap will provide a unique gaming and esports hub, catering to all kinds of guests:
“The ability to transition seamlessly within our venue from a traditional sports bar experience to an esports arena, to split screen sofa style gaming and to a racing simulator arcade, as well as having something for those who just want to enjoy a playing an arcade game or have a bite eat is what makes Level Tap unique.”
UK marketing director for ASUS (OPBG), Alan Spohr, said:
“Level Tap’s dedication to providing a home for die hard gamers and esports enthusiasts is commendable, and we are proud to be a part of this exciting new venture. By partnering with Alphasync and Level Tap, we are able to deliver an immersive gaming experience that meets the demands of even the most discerning gamers. We can’t wait to see the impact that Level Tap will have on the gaming community.”
Lee Weymouth, commercial director at AlphaSync, said:
“AlphaSync and Ebuyer are thrilled to partner with Level Tap. Decked out with our top-of-the-line systems, the new esports venue is sure to give customers a no-compromise gaming experience.”
The 6,500sqft Level Tap, which is being fitted out and delivered by Liverpool-based The Momentum Group, will feature a mezzanine level where streamers or competing teams play with their gameplay broadcast onto projectors and TVs around the venue, with a lower level arena seating capacity of 100+.
On the lower level the gaming booths will contain a Nintendo Switch and either a PS5 or an Xbox Series X and there will be a bar, a dining area and a decompression lounge. Level Tap’s games library will cater for a wide range of gamers with competitive titles as the focus, yet with all genres available from FPS, Sports and Racing to RPG’s, Strategy and Party.