Absolute Battle 5 welcomed all players from all corners of gaming! This year was largest event yet. We had more setups! More room! More fun! Give aways, drawings, as well as bonus pots were present this year.
This year was unique to Absolute Battle. Along side hosting one of the largest fighting game tournaments, AB5 also included FPS tournaments as well as sports. There was a B.Y.O.C. section for those who brought a casual setup and an a few arcades for casual play. Indie game booths were present with free tournaments, as well as retailers including Broken Tier, BenQ, Funimation, and many more. PandaxGaming ran the main stream featuring Street Fighter and Marvel vs Capcom. Tourney Locator ran the Smash stream and Salty Mayhem streamed all other events.