The region’s largest dedicated gaming festival, Middle East Games Con is officially ON and will take place on 25-27 October 2018, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.The inaugural event in 2017 saw thousands of gamers pack out the Entertainment Stage daily to watch international YouTubers battle it out and entertain the crowd (Headlined by Ali A – a YouTuber with 14M Subscribers).
The event was lit with the glowing faces of delighted gamers testing out new and unreleased games using the latest tech in all corners of the dark convention. Around every turn is a different controller, a different experience from VR to IRL (real-life) and another screen flashing the bright lights of a new gaming experience. The event ticks all boxes for gamers, tech and gadget enthusiasts and Otaku lovers.
Don’t miss out – the Super Summer Saver Ticket will be released for sale on 15th June 2018 to celebrate Eid. Tickets cost AED 299 and include a 3-day entrance pass and a FREE merchandise pack (worth 250 AED). Tickets will be available for a limited time only or until stocks last. Visitors will still be able to upgrade their passes to get celebrity experiences once the headline international & regional names from the YouTube and gaming community are announced. Full ticket packages will be on sale in September only.
Finlay Parr, Project Manager, Informa Exhibitions for Middle East Games Con explained “We’re working with the industry and are investing in areas of the show that will really help the local community grow, through discussions with educational establishments and supporting Indie developers to participate. In the office, we’re fondly describing it as ‘levelling-up’ and we’re really excited to watch the event grow for its next edition.”