WWE x IGN eSports Showdown NEW YORK 2017
The first WWE x IGN eSports Showdown was in New York City on Thursday, October 5. at 7 p.m. The WWE x IGN eSports Showdown was a 90-minute, livestream event where gaming and WWE fans gathered together in person and online to watch WWE Superstars A.J. Styles™, Sasha Banks®, Cesaro™, The New Day®'s Kofi Kingston®, and a yet-to-be revealed surprise player battle one another in Capcom's new fighter game Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite.
Shoutcasting the event was IGN's very own Max Scoville, former IGN'er Greg Miller and "Golden Boy" Alex Mendez. The general manager of WWE x IGN eSports Showdown will be The New Day's Xavier Woods®, host of UpUpDownDown, WWE's YouTube gaming channel, and one-third of the reigning WWE SmackDown® Tag Team Champions.