Battle Arena Melbourne 13 (BAM 23) takes place from June 9 to 11 at the Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

The Battle Arena Melbourne 13 tournament lineup includes: Advanced V.G. 2, Blazblue: CentralFiction, Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle, Brawlhalla, Capcom VS SNK 2, DNF Duel, Dead or Alive 6, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Ignition, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Fate/Unlimited Codes, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, Guilty Gear: Strive, Guilty Gear: Xrd REV2, Gundam Extreme Versus Maxiboost ON, HewDraw Remix, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R, Killer Instinct, The King of Fighters XV, Marvel VS Capcom 2, Marvel VS Capcom Infinite, Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code, Melty Blood Type Lumina, Mortal Kombat 11. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Pokken Tournament DX, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Project+, Rivals of Aether, Samurai Shodown, Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, Soulcalibur II, Soulcalibur VI, Street Fighter 6, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Tatsunoko VS Capcom: Ultimate All Stars, Tekken 7, Them’s Fightin’ Herds, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe:Late[cl-r], Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3, Vampire Savior and Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown.

The Guilty Gear: Strive tournament is one of two events on the Arc World Tour for this weekend along with Headstomper up in Sweden, and the Tekken 7 tournament is a Master level tournament on the 2023 Tekken World Tour.

Players to Watch

Over 750 entrants are expected to compete during the event across all tournament games. Here are the some of the notable players expected to compete in various games:

  • BlazBlue: Central Fiction: Moon, ASF|jeese, Tommo’s Jacket|Division, GaijinMai|Runis, GaijinRob|AwakenedBeing, hdr, GaijinWeeb, Farnese
  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle: Jackie :), Arty Blazy, Tommo’s Jacket|Division, Thewanderingcat, VGD, MaxAxil, Kitoro, CugeltheClever1
  • DNF Duel: BedlessSleeper, Imp, Za_Pyr0, Larciel, VGD, GaijinMai|Runis, Corrinth, #TJ|Sandman
  • DRAGON BALL FighterZ: Novix, Agent17805, CugeltheClever1, Nolbie, Ben, Kasai, AvesPrime, Suto
  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus: cibo, saf, Justicar, FrankChen, javi, Makh, Jimbobu, JokerMain
  • Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R: hdr, MurMur, NLF|Damon, Melotech, hannah muffins, Tommo’s Jacket|Division, Hans ‘Pichy’ Stockmann, Feri
  • Guilty Gear Xrd REV2: Feri, Risky, ashxu, Toneblerone, Azerothian, Tommo’s Jacket|Division, NLF|Damon, arobius
  • Guilty Gear: Strive: NASR|Latif, saf, BlitzkrieG, IBUSHIGIN|Leo., BedlessSleeper, MetallicCake, Beedozer, Tito_Ed,
  • Killer Instinct: Humzoid0909, RowdyHowdy, EMO|Dlim DD, LightningFlare, Ol’ Mate Barry, Suto, Eversoris, SrMolinaH
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom 2: VGD, MVC|Omega, I AM|Salty, GaijinRob|AwakenedBeing, Dyna Hole, CugeltheClever1, Vinsmoke, Murix
  • Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code: Tommo’s Jacket|Division, LMS|pekudzu, MisMatch, how|how, Hans ‘Pichy’ Stockmann, Stick Addiction|GTR, hannah muffins, Halowood
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina: how|how, Tomiolly, FrankChen, Kargo, eveAZN, YukiDraco, Hans ‘Pichy’ Stockmann, acetil
  • Mortal Kombat 11: WIBTE|cl0ckwerk, KnuckleSamwich, WIBTE|Wizard of Aus, MK Vin, Nike, ald2011, Kisou, WIBTE|LemonLad
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax: Beedozer, Kargo, Kitoro, DrHealmore, Rookie, Halowood, Tangerine, Robo-Railway
  • SAMURAI SHODOWN: Humzoid0909, SweetestJP, RustyRed, rainbow_drop_, Taj Garou, Destiny74, Borgieman, DerekthePineapple
  • Skullgirls: 2nd Encore: Neffy, Risky, bnuy, DEMACLIO, Afince, SGOCE|SeaJay, Gojirark, Eterpay
  • Soulcalibur VI: Beast, GaijinMai|Runis, DerekthePineapple, Tomiolly, Florinxfox, Borgieman,|6 weetbix, JEL
  • Street Fighter 6: R!OT|ROF, Somniac, NASR|Latif, GoldieNextDoor, Philip Wong, Sam White, My Wallet|Dooklyn97, Cadzow_
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Singles: Kanga|Jdizzle, Panic|Dura, Kinaji, SOGGY GAMING|Jix, Sriks, DD, mod gaming|extra!?, EXO|Fryd Ryce
  • TEKKEN 7: DRX|Knee, VARREL|Rangchu, KDF|ULSAN, TALON|Book, THY|chikurin, CHANEL, eFITA – HG ||Danielmado, VARREL|PINYA
  • The King of Fighters XV: Taj Garou, Frail Fox, ZEDDDDDDDDDD, Nolbie, THE CLINIC|Krown, Makh, ASF|jeese, OTAKU CAVE|ChenChen
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3: Humzoid0909, Tito_Ed, MVC|Omega, Dust, Xarv, Naked Jake, CugeltheClever1, Novix
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]: Psycho Gundam|CapnSugar, AmamiyaLen, acetil, KIRBYCAR|asa, Hans ‘Pichy’ Stockmann, ramiel, Stick Addiction|GTR, Antwerp
  • Vampire Savior: Hans ‘Pichy’ Stockmann, NLF|Damon, I AM|Salty, ParasiteNZ, CHANEL, Kitoro, Taj Garou, Toneblerone

Brackets and event rules are available on the official page.

If you’re unable to attend and watch the action live, BAM 13 will be streaming on the official Tekken channel for Tekken 7, the official Arc System Works channel for the Guilty Gear: Strive top 8, and CouchWarriors for Street Fighter 6 and UMVC3 top 8s among many other channels. Check the official stream schedule below to catch the action in your regional time zone.

Battle Arena Melbourne 13 Stream Schedule

Stay up to date on all the latest news and updates about BAM 13 by following @CouchWarriors for official updates and @SuperComboGG for our coverage.

We’ll be posting results and covering any announcement out of the event, be sure to sound off in the comments about what you’re looking forward to the most.

Don’t miss out on the hype – mark your calendars and make sure to tune in or enjoy attending!