Malta’s premier expo for video games, game development, and esports is set to make its highly anticipated return for the 3rd edition, taking place from Thursday, November 30th, to Sunday, December 3rd, at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre (MFCC) in Ta’ Qali.
Spanning an impressive 7000 square meters of interactive and educational space, Playcon will serve as a showcase for the best that Malta has to offer in these dynamic sectors. Approximately 50 local and international companies contributing to video game development in Malta will exhibit their work, further positioning the island as an attractive destination for foreign investment in the digital sector.
Esteemed industry leaders such as Ubisoft, Keywords Studios, Exient, and ESL will headline this year’s edition of Playcon, underscoring their status as premier video game development companies and participants in international esports competitions.
Attendees will have the unique chance to engage with and play games developed by these companies, as well as participate in various competitions held throughout the event. A massive interactive stage, a local first for the Esports Industry in Malta, will host games and competitions throughout the 4 day event. Furthermore the stage will also host two satellite events as part of Playcon, Lyts Out the teen party and edition of Sunglasses at Night.
The Games Dev and Esports Summit, scheduled for Thursday, November 30th, and Friday, December 1st, will also be hosted on this massive stage. The summit shall bring together industry stakeholders to share insights and experiences on both local and global scales. With over 40 speakers, the summit provides a networking platform for those keen on exploring opportunities within these sectors, featuring internationally acclaimed experts.
Playcon will unfold from Thursday, November 30th, to Sunday, December 3rd, at MFCC, Ta’ Qali, with free entrance.
Organised by GMR with the support of Gaming Malta and the Ministry for the Economy, European Funds, and Lands, Playcon promises to be a groundbreaking event at the intersection of gaming, development, and esports.
For additional details, please visit www.playcon.mt