Frequently Asked Questions

What is Next Level?

Next Level is Houston’s first E-Sports venue, where gamers can play the newest games on the best equipment with the fastest connection speeds for a high-impact gaming experience.

What if I don't want to participate in tournaments; will there be something for me to do at Next Level?

Absolutely. Although we will host tournaments for competitive gamers, social or casual gamers can come to try out the newest console titles or take a trip into the world of Virtual Reality on one of our VR rigs. You can grab a solo game on our high-end PCs or grab a drink and watch one of the gaming streams on our HD screens.

How much is entry into Next Level?

There’s no charge to enter Next Level. You only pay if you decide to play on one of our machines. There will be an hourly rate with discounted options for monthly memberships that offer blocks of hours you can purchase in advance.

How much does it cost to come to meetups?

If you would like to play games at the meetup, check our prices for hourly rates or day passes. However, it’s always free to come to a scheduled meetup to meet other players and hang out! Periodically, we’ll have special events which may have a sign-up fee. When that happens, you’ll see the price on the event’s info.

See our Meetup schedule here.

Is there a minimum age for entry?

There is no minimum age for Next Level, but children under 12 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. After 10 p.m., patrons must be 18 or older to remain. This excludes special events such as lock-ins.

What kind of tournaments will Next Level host?

At Next Level, we love a bit of friendly competition all while amping up our gaming skills and experience with a variety of games and genres. See what games we play here and check out our tournament schedule here.

What food and drinks are available at Next Level? Can I bring my own?

Next Level will offer a full range of water, sports and energy drinks, and soft drinks, as well as a full bar for most hours of operation. Snackable and microwavable food will be available for purchase, as well. No outside food or drinks are allowed in Next Level.

Can I host a party, event or private tournament at Next Level?

Next Level is open for private bookings or events - click here for more information. 

When will Next Level be open?

Next Level’s opening is scheduled for January 2019. Check our website and social media channels for more details leading up to our grand opening event!

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