The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas announces new sports and video game bar

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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has partnered with EA Sports to create a new sports and video game bar on the Strip.

The 2,500-square-foot EA Sports Bar will open March 31 and will feature Sony PlayStation 3 game consoles; a selection of EA Sports games such as as Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13, Madden NFL 12 and FIFA 12; high-definition televisions broadcasting sporting events; and a bar.

The gaming will be set amongst nine living room-style seating areas, which will be decorated with a variety of premium hand-tanned Italian leather sofas and chairs and vintage media trunks.

“Guests can expect a mash-up of sports bar, game room and your best friend’s living room. Whether or not you’re a video gamer, it’s a great place to spend a few hours with friends,” said Lisa Marchese, chief marketing officer of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in a press release.

The glass-fronted bar will provide a street-level view of the Strip and will feature six wall-mounted 70-inch LED screens and an antique 1930s foosball table.

In addition to food and beverage offerings including a wide selection of bottled beers and snacks, a retail area will feature EA Sports, MLB and NBA branded T-shirts, sweat shirts, hoodies and caps.  EA Sports Bar will also carry an assortment of gift items, books and EA Sports games.

The bar will be open Sunday- Thursday from 11 a.m. – midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. –  1 a.m. It occupies the space that was used as the hotel’s Pop-Up Wedding Chapel over New Year’s and Valentine’s Day.

Kristine McKenzie

Kristine grew up in Minnesota and got tired of the Arctic weather so she left one extreme for another in 1994 and moved to Las Vegas where she much prefers the desert heat. She earned her degree in journalism and worked in radio, newspapers and magazines before joining Vegas.com in 2001. Kristine has covered a variety of topics for the website, writes blogs and loves her current assignment, which is to eat at some of the world's finest restaurants and write about the exciting Vegas dining scene.

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