By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The nation’s first-ever Esports campus is opening up in Philadelphia. Eyewitness News was at Nerd Street’s new corporate headquarters on North Broad Street.

The facility is called “The Block.”

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It will also serve as a local host which is a dedicated Esports Arena that will showcase pro-gaming events for spectators.

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It will also stay open to the public for hourly gameplay, tournaments, summer camps and more.

The Block opens to the public Saturday, Nov. 13 with a 12-hour-long grand opening. The event begins at 11 a.m.

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There will be free gameplay for the general public along with giveaways and raffles.