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MELTDOWN

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In early 2011, a new phenomenon hit eSports: BarCrafts.
The concept was simple: gaming enthuasiasts meet in a bar to watch a tournament in their favorite game, have a drink or two and meet other fans.
At that time the concept was too small to attract attention and the community struggled to find locations to regularly host. However, gamers were becoming more numerous and their voices louder. That's how, in May 2012, a new place was born: Meltdown. A bar dedicated to eSports and gaming, with the goal of proving day in, day out, that videogames can be a social rather than solitary activity.
The amazing success of this bar called for fast expansion: the international community called for more Meltdown!
Thus began a great adventure...

RIGHT NOW AT MELTDOWN

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Ruhetag
COLOGNE
Happy Hours All Night !
STRASBOURG
Blindtest spécial Années 70 et 80 !
MONTPELLIER
Fermé
BRUSSELS
Smash Brothers Melee Bar Clash
COLOGNE
Viewing Party R6 Invitational - Finales
PARIS
Rainbow Six Invitational Viewing Party
COLOGNE
Overwatch League Viewing Party
LONDON
Soirée Spécial Jäger
NANTES
Soirée rhum arrangés
LILLE
Nouveauté : Dead or Alive 6 !
STRASBOURG
Viewing Party R6 Invitational
PARIS
Après-midi : Loups Garous de Thiercelieux !
STRASBOURG
Happy After !
PARIS
Free Play
RENNES
Quiz / Blind Test
LILLE
HAPPY HOUR Shooter
CAEN
Tournoi Super Smash Bros Ultimate : Logitech Challenge !
STRASBOURG
Tournoi Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
LILLE
Inter-Melt Overwatch Vs Lyon
STRASBOURG
Japan Weekend After Party
MADRID
Nerdquiz
COLOGNE
Tournoi : Apex Legends !!
STRASBOURG
Just Dance + Beerpong
BRUSSELS
Tournoi Just Dance 2019 // Goodies à win
STRASBOURG
Rainbow Six Invitational Viewing Party
COLOGNE
Japan Weekend After Party
MADRID
Close
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Freeplay!
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EVENTS

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Everyday, Meltdown bars around the world broadcast the best eSports streams of the moment. To make things better, 5 to 10 computers are available at each location and events are organized on a daily basis: tournaments, showcase of a new game, showmatch or coaching session; it all happens at Meltdown.
Discover below some of the events we organized for our partners.

TEAM

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Meltdown bars have had the honor to welcome the best players and figures of eSports in the world. Some of these players joined team Meltdown to proudly represent the brand during the most prestigious events. Amongst them: Luffy (2014 Street Fighter world champion), Stephano (2011 Starcraft II world champion), Neo (2014 Super Mario Kart world champion), and the team that has conquered 2015 QuakeCon.

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MELTDOWN IN THE PRESS

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"This eSports bar is a temple of competitive gaming."


BUSINESS INSIDER

"The people here are friendly – much more so than the fronting hipsters who clog many of the area's trendy pubs and bars."


THE GUARDIAN

"At Meltdown, videogames aren't just a facade. You feel at home there."


MENSQUARE

"Meltdown is the rendez-vous place of a whole connected generation!"


VILLA SCHWEPPES

"The place is alive. Fans are packed in tight, eyes glued to projector screens."


GQ

"This atypical tavern gives geeks a break from their usual asocial sterotype."


LE PARISIEN

"During the games, the atmosphere in Meltdown can be compared to a top match of the Bundesliga."


DIE WELT

"There is no place for clichés at Meltdown."


LE MONDE

OUR PARTNERS

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CONTACT

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