Battleground (2013) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on October 6, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. This pay-per-view was announced on the April 8, 2013 Raw as the new October WWE pay-per-view, a week after Over the Limit. This was the first annual Battleground event. The event received 114,000 buys worldwide, making it the second lowest number in the last 17 years. The buy rate was down from the last Over the Limit event of 167,000.