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Considered as one of the biggest gaming events in the world, lots of people are eagerly awaiting the event. Good news comes, as tickets for the event is now available, with early bird promos available, offering lower ticket costs for those that avail now.
The tickets are on sale five months before the event proper, which will run from the 26th to the 28th of October 2018. The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre will play host to PAX Australia 2018, good news for all the event businesses like marquee hire in Melbourne, as the event brings a lot of publicity. Recently, they partnered up with EB Expo in order to draw in the biggest exhibitors from Australia and across the world, filling events with thousands of games and a wide range of on-stage exhibitions for gaming fans to appreciate.
Additionally, as part of the partnership with EB Expo, the EB Expo itself will be held during PAX, with a dedicated area for the world’s largest gaming publishers to showcase their upcoming release. EB Expo Live Theatre will have developer presentations for people to enjoy, whilst Australia will see its biggest pop-up EB Games store to date.
Part of the Creative Victoria’s Melbourne International Games Week, PAX Australia 2018 is currently expecting 180 exhibitors from across Australia and the world, with at least 150 hours of presentations on the stage, with panels from industry experts, e-sports tournaments as well as concerts.
Additional events include the PAX AUS Indie Showcase event and PAX Rising, where indie developers showcase their newest projects. The Omegathonis also happening during PAX, whilst those who bring their own computers can pay an additional $45 for a BYOC badge, to get special seating to be able to connect to PAX’s wired network to play LAN games.
The full schedule for the event has yet to be released, but it’s expected to be released in the weeks leading up to the event. The PAX Australia site has additional information on the event, complete with registration for Early Bird benefits.