17 May، 2024

News from Emirates


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 April 2024: There’s still time for gaming fans to grab their tickets to GameExpo, the most thrilling gaming event in the region, organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE). Taking place from 3 to 5 May as part of the third edition of the Dubai Esports and Gaming Festival (DEF), the event promises an electrifying celebration of gaming at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Zabeel Halls 5 and 6. Enthusiasts can secure their entry now with ticket options available for one, two, or three days, as well as group and family packages.

Fans can discover the hottest new gaming titles including several unreleased titles, meet gaming stars from across the globe, and battle it out in esports competitions. Cosplay competitions, coding workshops, and Minecraft family challenges, Esports tournaments for the world’s most popular game titles including Valorant, PubG Mobile, Fortnite, EAFC24 and more, are also must-do events for fans, as well as the epic Play Beyond influencer showdown which is happening on 4 and 5 May.

Tickets give guests access to a variety of exciting zones, including the Gaming District, where the freshest game releases including the new Call of Duty Dubai inspired map and the yet to be released DEF special Dubai Fortnite creator mode map and previews can be explored; the Future Zone, which will be home to cutting-edge technology gaming ideas; latest VR and AI and the Retro Zone, where nostalgic games of the past can be played. Visitors can take home a piece of the fun from The Narrows, a buzzing shopping zone where gaming artists will showcase their craft; and Electric Avenue, where the latest tech will be available for purchase. For the first time, a dedicated Family Zone will bring excitement for all ages as families get together and bond over gaming battles.

Prices start from AED 29 for students and AED 59 for adults for one day or visitors can book to attend all experiences across the full three-day program with weekend tickets starting from from AED 59 for students and AED 119 for adults. Families of two adults and two children can book a day ticket from AED 119 or a three-day pass from AED 299. For an enhanced one-day experience, limited VIP tickets are available for Saturday or Sunday starting from AED 359 and include enhanced access to the Play Beyond Influencer Meet and Greet, priority seating, and an AED 100 food and beverage voucher. Kids below 5 years of age enter for free.

GameExpo is hosted with the support of Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai Next, Dubai Police, Dubai Sports Council and in partnership with Emirates NBD, Red Bull, Rove, talabat and VOX as well as Virgin Radio, Tik Tok.

For more information visit the DEF website. To book tickets for GameExpo please visit the website.