The region’s biggest gaming event is just around the corner as Middle East Games Con returns to Abu Dhabi from October 24 to 26.
If you’re all about plugging in, getting connected and showing your skills with a controller then you don’t want to miss out.
The event, held at ADNEC, is bringing a range of activities, retail opportunities, demonstrations, competitions and celebrity appearances to the capital once again.
Want to play one of the most anticipated games of the year before anyone else?
Head along to the event and you can play Call of Duty Modern Warfare a day before it’s released to the public, to get an exclusive look at the game before it does on sale.
DOOM Eternal will also be making its debut in the Middle East at the event where you can try out the first-person shooter a month before its release on November 22,
Other playable games over the weekend include WWE2K20 and Borderlands 3.
Plus, a special gameplay showcase of Cyberpunk 2077 will also be held at the event, giving video game fans the chance to see what to expect one of the most anticipated games of 2020.
A new virtual reality zone will also allow you to try out a VR Transformers experience.
Tournaments will be held across the weekend with games including Tekken 7, Fortnite, Rainbox Six Siege, Street Fighter V and multiple titles on Nintendo Switch.
Cosplayers will also get the chance to win prizes with a cash prize of $5,000, that’s more than Dhs18,000.
Adding some star quality to proceedings YouTube celebrities MatPat, Azzyland and Kwebbelkop will also be in town doing meet and greets and live gameplay demonstrations.
Tickets start from Dhs115.50 per day or Dhs315 for the full three-day pass.
A special VIP package is also available, that includes a meet and greet voucher, goody bag and VIP access for Dhs500.
For more information visit www.me-gamescon.com.