GAME ON THE BIG SCREEN!
Host your own private BIG-screen gaming party for up to 20 friends and family! Get your game on in the ultimate arena with our massive screens, ultra fast internet and booming Dolby® cinema sound technology. Book online easily & instantly!
* Game on the Big Screen is available at EVO® Cinemas Belterra & EVO® Entertainment Springtown
*Pricing may vary due to studio restrictions, availability, and peak hours.
If you don't see a date / time that works for you or if you want to book more than a week in advance please contact our events team!
GET READY FOR YOUR GAMING PARTY
Here are some tips to help you prepare for the ultimate gaming experience at EVO®
Complete any software or firmware updates for your console and games at home before you arrive at the venue.
Gather all the items you'll need to game on the big screen, such as your gaming console, fully charged controllers, power cords, console docks and game discs.
Familiarize yourself with connecting your console to a new WI-FI network so you can log in and get online quickly.
Invite your favorite people (up to 25 guests total, including yourself)
Don't forget your face masks! They're required in all of our venues. Masks may be removed when eating and drinking inside your auditorium.
Frequently asked questions
What consoles can I use?
Any console with HDMI input can be supported. This includes certain current and last-gen consoles and PC computers. This does not include consoles that can only function with an RGB or optical audio/video output.
Can I play online?
Yes. Our Private Gaming Party auditorium is equipped with Wi-Fi access points to connect your console so that you can play games online.
How many consoles can I bring?
You can bring as many HDMI-capable consoles as you wish, but each showtime is only valid for 2 hours of gaming so choose wisely!
Can I book multiple gaming sessions back to back?
Yes! By booking back-to-back sessions, you can enjoy the auditorium for up to 5 hours.
Can I access other non-gaming apps or services?
No, our in-auditorium Wi-Fi is set up to block access to all sites that are not needed for online gaming.
My console needs an update. Can I download it at the venue?
No, to maximize and enjoy your allotted time, you and your party should download any console or game updates at home prior to your arrival.
Can I play in 4K resolution?
Not at this time. Currently games will render a clear image at a maximum of 1080p resolution.
Can I play in surround sound?
Yes, any game and console that is capable of delivering 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound audio can be enjoyed in that format at a Private Gaming Party.
Will I have to set up my console when I arrive?
Yes. We want to respect physical distancing guidelines and the latest safety protocols to protect our guests and teammembers. However, our team will be on hand to guide you through the set up process and ensure audio levels and video work perfectly.
When does my two hours begin?
Your two hours begins at your scheduled start time. Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to ensure everything is set up and ready game!
What if I am in the middle of an online match when my two hours ends?
We will do our best not to stop you in the middle of a match when your two hours ends. However, we know some matches are longer than others, and ask that you respect our staff if asked to end one early.
Can I Stream my Gameplay?
No, we do not allow streaming to occur from our theatres as it will affect gameplay.
Can I set up recording equipment to capture my game play?
No, we do not allow recording devices in our auditoriums.
Can I host a tournament?
Local wireless and offline tournaments are allowed with a maximum of 20 guests; however, we are not supporting online tournaments or tournaments that require internet access at this time.
Can I watch gaming live-streams?
No, at this time we are not able to support livestreams of game events.
Is there a limit on the number of people connected to Wi-Fi at one time?
There is no limitation to the number of people connected to the Wi-Fi access point in the auditorium, but multiple devices may cause slow-downs during online play
Do I need to bring anything to connect to the internet?
Only devices that can support wireless internet connection through a Wi-Fi access point may be used. Wired internet connections are not possible in the auditorium.
Do I need a subscription to play games online?
Third-party online subscriptions such as XBOX Live, PlayStation Plus, or Nintendo Switch Online are needed to access certain online gameplay features. These will not be provided by EVO. We encourage you to investigate the subscription needs for your consoles and games before arriving.
Can I use a gaming PC or laptop?
We do not recommend it, as the gaming experience may be uncomfortable. If you choose to bring a gaming PC or laptop, you must also bring a wireless keyboard and mouse to use from a seat within the auditorium.
I'm not able to go anymore. How can I request a refund?
Refunds are not available for Private Gaming Parties
Do you provide games or consoles?
No we do not. Please make sure to bring your own console and any and all games you'd like to play.
Can I bring my own food & drinks?
No. Outside food and beverage is strictly prohibited. We offer full food and beverage service from our kitchen and bar.