Esports Arena

Welcome to our high-spec gaming lab

General Information

Due to King's birthday, the Esports Arena will be closed on 5 and 6 June.


  • Kate Edger Information Commons, Building 315, 9 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD

Operating hours

  • Monday-Friday 11:00am - 7:00pm. 

PC specs

  • OMEN 27c QHD Gaming Monitor 
  • OMEN 40L Desktop GT21-0005na Gaming PC - NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti


  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X
  • Four controllers per console


Usage is limited to 4 hours per person, per day.

PC Price per hour
UoA Students/ Staff $3.50
Public $4
Console Controllers Price per hour per controller
UoA Students 1 player $3.50
UoA Students 2+ players $3.00 per person
Other public 1 player  $8.00
Other public 2+ players $5.00 per person


For bulk rentals, please enquire with

Console Desk rules and limitations

  • In order to make bookings via your phone, you'll need to have downloaded Google Sheets
  • Our bookings have a 4 hour limit per student per day (including student groups for consoles)
  • No food and drinks are allowed inside the Arena for Health and Safety purposes. You may bring water in a secure container.
  • You must bring your ID to get access to controllers. You cannot plug your own peripherals to the Arena equipment for freeplay sessions.

We are most active on Discord! Join our Discord channel today and be the first to learn about what's on at the Arena.

More about Esports

The University of Auckland is an active partner of NZESF. Please check out the federation's website to find more about Esports in New Zealand

Please use the below link to express any concerns or complaint about anything Esports. NZESF will always hear you.


For any questions or queries regarding our Esports Arena, please contact our Esports team at