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MatchBox360 XL4 – Lets Do This!

Event: MatchBox360 XL

Date: 21st - 23rd March 2008

Venue: NEC Toute Suite, Birmingham

MatchBox360 XL proudly presents the return of Europe's premier Xbox 360 eSports tournaments in 2008!

Continuing the overwhelming success of the first 3 XL tournaments with sell out crowds of over 300 gamers at each event, MatchBox360 XL4 will take place on the Bank Holiday weekend 21st - 23rd March at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Toute Suite.

Enjoy the very best in Xbox 360 LAN gaming action spread over 3 rooms at one of the most prestigious venues in the UK, as MatchBox360 XL presents a 3 day eSports extravaganza featuring 80 Xbox 360 consoles hosting the very best in high definition gaming.

With cash prizes worth over 10,000, MatchBox360 XL continues to set the standard for competitive console tournaments including the largest Halo 3, Call of Duty 4 and Gears of War tournaments in Europe!!!

MatchBox360 XL will feature competitive tournaments and freeplay on a selection of the most popular Xbox 360 titles including:

Halo 3 - FFA and 4v4

Call of Duty 4 - FFA and 5v5

Gears of War - 4v4 Execution

Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

FIFA08

MatchBox360 XL is being organised by event managers Chris Barnes and Graham Hoffman:

"Thanks to the support of the console gaming community, XL is now recognised as the premier console eSports tournament in Europe. We will continue to build upon the success of our first 3 events, and XL4 is just the start of things to come in 2008 as we look to the future with the first of many high definition Xbox 360 LAN tournaments for the European gaming community." - Chris Barnes.

MatchBox360 XL is the perfect opportunity to showcase your skills, as XLEAGUE.TV will once again be there to capture all the gaming action and will be broadcasting a series of dedicated XL shows on Sky Channel 279.

Whether you're a competitor or spectator, MatchBox360 XL provides the perfect opportunity for the Xbox Live community to meet, compete and socialise all under one roof for a marathon weekend of gaming.

Admission tickets and tournament entry fees are on sale now from the online MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk/

Are you ready to XL?!...LET'S DO THIS!

XL Sponsorship:

MatchBox360 currently have a number of unique marketing and showcase opportunities available at our forthcoming XL tournament in March at the Birmingham NEC. Whether you would like to feature your product at the event or advertise your business via tournament sponsorship, we have a selection of marketing packages to suit your needs. If you would like the your product or business to be associated with the largest console LAN tournament in Europe then please contact us for further information.

Contact:

Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596

E-mail: enquiries@matchbox360.co.uk

About MatchBox360

MatchBox360: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

XL Gaming: http://www.xlgaming.co.uk

MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk/

MatchBox360.co.uk is one of the fastest growing Xbox Live communities in the United Kingdom. A focused events site and XCN member, MatchBox360 revolves around its thriving forum community, and boasts an impressive membership of gamers of varying ages, gender and skill. MatchBox360 XL is the premier console eSports tournament in the UK and sets the standard for competitive console LAN events for the European gaming community.

About XLEAGUE.TV

XLEAGUE.TV is the UK's first dedicated eSports channel and fully integrated website launched in May 2007. The revolutionary channel, which broadcasts on Sky channel 279, offers a comprehensive range of services to its members including leagues and tournaments, customisable user profiles, match scheduling and club and team creation. By competing on www.xleague.tv, gamers can win the opportunity to be invited to the studio for the chance to play on television.

The channel was launched at a cost of 5 million and is part of the Portland Media Group. XLEAGUE.TV has a wealth of In-house facilities include production, post-production and play-out, as well as an advertising agency, a media buying and planning department and a modeling agency.

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