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Officials Break Ground On Historic New Fusion Arena In South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Officials have broken ground on Fusion Arena, a new addition to the sports complex in South Philadelphia. The new arena will be the home of the E-sports Philadelphia Fusion, one of 20 international competitive gaming teams.

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The arena will include 2,000 square feet of interactive media and cost about $50 million to build.

The 3,500-seat arena next to Xfinity Live will be the largest arena built for E-sports in the western hemisphere. It's set to open in 2021.

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