From gaming stars, gaming reveals and world-class tournaments, expect lots of FUN
23 October 2018| Last updated on 4 August 2019
The UAE’s capital has been preparing for the region’s largest gaming event for a while now and it’s finally happening THIS weekend
For those who have been extremely excited and patient for this once-in-a-year anticipated gaming event – the time has finally come.
The gaming highlight of the year is nearly here! Middle East Games Con is back in Abu Dhabi and is bigger and MORE exciting than any other previous year.
The capital premier gaming festival is expected to attract 10,000 to 15,000 fans of gaming, Japanese culture, cosplay, celebrities and more!
Here's a little snippet of last year:
Think you can wait just a few more days to the weekend?
We promise it’s worth it!
Here’s everything happening at games con In Abu Dhabi from October 25 – October 27 that you don’t want to miss out on - grab your tickets here
Grab the hottest games of 2019
Yes, 2019. You can attend this year’s gaming event and get your hands on next year’s hottest games.
Games Con has partnered up with the top software houses to bring you the best of the best, including: Think Soulcalibur Vi, JUMP Force, Dead or Alive 6, One Piece: World Seeker, The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan, Destiny 2: Forsaken and the Spyro Reignited Trilogy.
Nab a chance to win AED10,000
There’s a huge Fortnite Challenge that is handing you the chance to win AED10,000 and 5,000 VBucks to go home with.
Whether you want to build a fort, show off your dance skills in the Ultimate Floss Meister challenge or take on a solo battle in the LAN tournament – grab a ticket quickly and register to take part.
Hang out with the gaming stars
Do you see yourself becoming the next top gamer? You can get advice and tips from the world’s biggest gamers themselves at the Middle East Games Con – meet and chat with Miniminter and Syndicate, who can tell you how they made their way to fame.
You can even get a chance to play against them at the show and show the whole region what your gaming skills are really made up of.
Channel your character voices
If you’re a fan of Geralt of Rivia and Mercy from Overwatch, then now you can ask the real people behind the characters all your gaming questions.
Meet Doug Cockle and Lucie Pohl who are the famous voices behind these infamous gaming characters.
Indulge in all things Japanese
Part of Games Con this year is an entire Japanese culture experience, ANIFEST, which is dedicated to Japanese anime, manga, cinema, games, fashion and of course FOOD.
So say konichiwa to Japan and experience Japan without having the need to buy a plane ticket.
And you can even witness beautiful calligraphy in the making, a traditional Samurai sword fighting, Japanese music, theatre, dance and poetry – all under one roof!