Gamers, on guard…

Gamers get ready as INSOMNIA, the UK’s biggest gaming festival is coming to Dubai this October.

Running from Thursday October 17 to Saturday October 19 at the Meydan Grandstand, the three-day extravaganza will give fans the opportunity to immerse themselves in all their favourite games such as Fortnite and Call Of Duty.

Early bird tickets are available to buy online, priced at Dhs75 for the day ticket and Dhs200 for a weekend ticket. Family tickets are also available for Dhs250 for the day and Dhs700 for the weekend.

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Competition will be fierce as attendees battle it out in cult video games like Fortnite, Apex Dota 2, Battlegrounds, Call Of Duty, and Rainbow 6 GSGO, as well playing as mobile gaming and VR tabletop games or even getting into character with themed cosplay competitions and a dedicated ‘battle park arena’ to fight it out like they’re in a real Call Of Duty game.

There will also be retro games as well as virtual reality and drone zones, live DJs and even guest appearances and speeches from well-known gaming influencers like Minecraft Gaming Youtuber, SeaPeeKay

The Esports Final will also be held at the festival, which you can qualify for by taking part in online tournaments prior to the October event. You can register on Platinum List to take part, with a cool Dhs500,000 up for grabs for the winner.

Get your game on…

INSOMNIA, Meydan Grandstand, Al Meydan Road, Dubai, Thursday October 17 to Saturday October 19, early bird tickets from Dhs75. 

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