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Gaming Superstars The Sidemen Confirmed for Dubai's Biggest Gaming Festival

Along with famous Minecraft YouTuber Seapeekay and the announcement of VIP tickets giving access to crazy opportunities at the event

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12 September 2019

Last updated on 15 September 2019
Gaming Superstars The Sidemen Confirmed for Dubai's Biggest Gaming Festival

Grab the chance to personally play against YouTube gaming superstars

INSOMNIA Dubai, the city's biggest gaming festival, in partnership with Dubai-based events company, Global Event Management (GEM), has revealed the ultimate line-up of YouTube stars after much anticipation and a huge amount of speculation online.

The Sidemen have finally been unveiled and confirmed as the celebrity YouTubers! With more than 5.7 million YouTube followers and a combined 53 million online followers, The Sidemen have earned legendary status in the gaming world. The renowned group of gamers and content creators are known for their immensely entertaining and funny challenges, sketches and video-game commentaries on YouTube, which attracted over 20 million views.

Fans of the gaming crew will have a chance to meet and greet The Sidemen, enjoy 1v1 video games against them, witness main stage appearances, win prizes, grab autographed photos and selfies, and possibly even get their hands on exclusive Sidemen merchandise.

The decision of having The Sidemen onboard has ultimately been decided by the gamers themselves, with INSOMNIA Dubai running numerous polls online asking attendees who they want to see! Well, INSOMNIA Dubai certainly delivered fans' demands, establishing themselves as a "gamer first" festival.

Not only have The Sidemen been confirmed, but also the much-loved Minecraft YouTube personality, Seapeekay! The YouTube superstar, with an impressive half a million followers, broke world records for the "Fastest Time for Building a House in Minecraft". Seapeekay will be at INSOMNIA Dubai to meet and greet with fans, partake in plenty of event activities, and even hold 1v1 challenges with ticket-holders throughout the INSOMNIA weekend.

Along with these huge YouTuber guests reveals, INSOMNIA Dubai is also releasing must-have, exclusive VIP tickets that grant access to a bunch of awesome features including...

  • Full access to all 3 days of the gaming festival
  • The ultimate tickets "Warrior VVIP" and "Beast VIP" gives you the chance to play head-to-head with The Sidemen on the new FIFA2020
  • The VIP tickets also gives the holder an opportunity to play 1v1 against Seapeekay on Minecraft
  • If over 21 years old, you'll get to party with The Sidemen at the Insomnia Afterparty on Friday at Soho Gardens from 9 PM onwards

These VIP tickets are limited at 18-20 available for sale per day, with prices starting from AED 750.

Being the "gamer first" festival that it is, INSOMNIA is enabling ALL TICKET HOLDERS, whether VIP or not, access to Meet & Greets on a first come first-served basis. Yes, this includes The Sidemen! Meet & Greets will happen on all 3 days of the gaming festival for 1-2 hours only between the hours of 2-9 PM, so remember to get there early so you don’t miss your chance.

Tickets are now available from Virgin and Platinumlist. Get ready to play, listen, and watch at Dubai's largest gaming event.


17 - 19 October 2019


Meydan Grandstand, Dubai

The exact members of The Sidemen attending the event will be revealed soon, so keep an eye on the festival's Facebook page "Insomnia Dubai" and Instagram page @insomniadubai.

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Insomnia Games Festival is Dubai’s biggest gaming event in partnership with Dubai-based events company, Global Event Management (GEM). The games-centered festival offers a massive platform for gamers in the region, delivering exciting e-sports tournaments, cosplay competitions offering top prizes, shopping options, an exhibition of the latest in the gaming industry, tabletop games, and meet and greet opportunities with the most popular local and international gamers. The event is completely plastics-free.

Meydan Grandstand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates