Gaming occasions schedule for 2020

Gaming events schedule for 2020

It’s time to start out a brand new decade of gaming! Whereas most of us players anticipate essentially the most anticipated video games releasing in 2020, some might need to begin reserving their flights and inns and got down to annual journey the world over visiting the most effective and largest gaming occasions this 12 months. For this type of individual, we have now ready a definitive information for each main gaming occasion on the market. On this article, we listed all main gaming occasions in chronological order and can hold it up to date all year long. If by some likelihood we missed an occasion we shouldn’t have, please tell us within the feedback!

DreamHack occasions (All 12 months!)

In case you’re into video video games you in all probability heard concerning the legendary LAN Social gathering occasion referred to as DreamHack. What started as a humble gathering of video players in Sweden shortly grew into the most important LAN celebration occasion on the planet. DreamHack might be referred to as the last word gaming pageant bringing esports, music, advert in fact players collectively. 

Organizers of the occasion determined to deliver the occasion to extra locations, so all 12 months ’spherical DreamHack might be visiting a brand new metropolis nearly each month. The primary DreamHack of 2020 might be hosted in Leipzig, Germany and afterwards, might be coming to different cities – Anaheim, Dallas, Valencia, Montreal, Rotterdam, Hyderabad, Atlanta, Sevilla and extra. In case you’re , make sure you take a look at the official occasion web page to search out the closest location.

PAX occasions (All 12 months!)

Much like DreamHack, The Penny Arcade Expo (identified the world over as PAX) from its humble beginnings grew into one thing too massive to explain in a single sentence. It’s a sequence of occasions spanning throughout North America (and now Australia) which normally brings collectively a number of gaming followers. Doesn’t matter if you happen to’re into video or tabletop video games, you want taking part in of creating video games, there’s all the time one thing to do at PAX. Make sure to take a look at the record of the 2020’s PAX occasions within the official web page.

International Sport Jam 2020 (January 31-February 2)

In case you love making video games, you realize that each January marks the brand new International Sport Jam. If in case you have by no means heard of it, make sure you study extra about it because it’s fairly doable that the occasion is occurring in your nation (or metropolis) too! International Sport Jam is the world’s largest recreation jam which is an occasion the place members attempt to create a recreation (or its prototype) over a 48-hour-long recreation growth marathon. Whereas the occasion is concentrated on programming, there are various different areas the place folks can contribute to a brand new recreation undertaking. Make sure to take a look at the occasion web page to search out the closest venue.

Taipei Sport Present (February 6-9)

There are solely a handful of gaming-related occasions within the Asia-Pacific area and Taipei Sport Present is likely to be the most important one there. Final 12 months, the occasion attracted over 320 000 guests and broke its personal document. In 2020 the Taipei Sport Present guarantees to be even larger and may pop onto the world map as one of the vital attention-grabbing and unique occasions to discover the most effective of gaming in Asia.

Gamethon Expo (February 19-21)

One other unique addition to our annual gaming occasion record is Gamethon Expo which is able to turn into the primary occasion of its form. Gamethon Expo guarantees to be the most important gaming occasion in India in an effort to have a good time your entire gaming ecosystem.

IEM Katowice 2020 (February 28-March 1)

There are solely a handful of annual esports tournaments that appeal to a whole bunch of hundreds of gaming followers. One in all these tournaments is IEM Katowice – in all probability the most important CS:GO and StarCraft 2 occasion in Europe. In case you’re round Katowice over the last days of winter, make sure you test it out, because it has one thing for each gaming fan. Esports followers can get pleasure from among the finest competitions on the planet, whereas informal players can discover an enormous gaming expo stuffed with attention-grabbing sights.

London Video games Pageant 2020 (March 26-April 6)

This Spring you must positively take a look at London. London Video games Pageant isn’t just a single occasion however a sequence of superior gatherings and celebrations designed for players and recreation builders. As all the time there might be a number of completely different occasions for each gamer spawning over 2 weeks. The record contains well-known actions akin to Now Play This exhibition, BAFTA Video games Awards, numerous trade talks, cosplay parade and extra!

Nordic Sport 2020 (Might 27-29)

Most likely the most important gaming convention (even larger than GDC Europe) is Nordic Sport. That is an annual occasion for gaming trade professionals which is about to return to Malmö, Sweden on the finish of Might. A whole lot of audio system, hundreds of tourists will guarantee a high quality time of studying about gaming associated matters in one of the vital stunning cities on the planet.

E3 Expo 2020 (June Sep 11)

It might be actually onerous to discover a extra influential gaming trade occasion than the annual E3 convention. Digital Leisure Expo (E3) is a premier commerce occasion within the gaming trade and the go-to place for main gaming publishers to announce their future gaming tasks. 2020 occasion might be actually attention-grabbing since two main {hardware} market gamers – Sony and Microsoft – might be unveiling their video games for the following era consoles. Brace yourselves! 

Comedian-Con Worldwide: San Diego (July 23-26)

Undoubtedly, San Diego Comedian-Con is likely one of the oldest popular culture occasions on the planet. The primary occasion was organized again in 1970 and grew in dimension yearly attracting a whole bunch of hundreds of tourists yearly. Whereas the first focus of the occasion is comics and flicks, there are a number of causes to go to the occasion if you happen to love video games because it contains all leisure areas – comedian books, science fiction, and fantasy-related movies, tv, animation, manga, toys, collectible card video games, video video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels and the rest you possibly can consider. A particular place to be if you happen to take into account your self a geek!

The Worldwide 2020 (August 18-23)

Whereas esports won’t be everybody’s cup of tea, there’s one thing about The Worldwide that retains on bringing hundreds of players returning for extra. Dota 2 The Worldwide is sort of a World Cup of esports and boasts the most important prize pool on the planet.

Gamescom (August 26-29)

It’s no shock that the most important gaming expo on the planet might be returning in 2020. Gamescom is the most important gaming occasion on the planet inviting nearly half one million guests to Cologne, Germany yearly. Through the occasion, there’s a lot to see for every type of players. Previous to the occasion, there’s normally a GDC (recreation developer convention) for everybody who works within the video games trade. There’s additionally video games press devoted days to announce all the brand new video games and provides recreation journalists an opportunity to get their arms on the brand new titles and share their opinions with the remainder of the world. Lastly, there’s an enormous open Gamescom expo which is tough to explain if you happen to’ve by no means been part of it. Hundreds of video games, corporations, and cubicles to maintain you busy all through the times of the occasion. 

League of Legends World Championship 2020 (TBA)

One more noteworthy esports occasion of the most important esports recreation… World Championship is the end result of your entire 12 months of League of Legends motion throughout many areas. It pits the most effective groups on the planet towards one another within the final showdown. We also needs to add that 2020 would be the tenth League of Legends seasons which makes this occasion much more iconic. Whereas we nonetheless don’t know the precise date of the finals we all know that will probably be hosted within the Magic Metropolis of Shanghai, China.

Tokyo Sport Present (September 12-15)

Video video games in Japan are an enormous deal for each recreation builders and video games’ lovers. Firstly, Tokyo Sport Present is THE occasion for video games that attraction to the Japanese market and recreation trade. Nevertheless, whereas the primary focus of the present is on Japanese video games, some worldwide online game builders use it to showcase upcoming releases and associated {hardware}. Tokyo Sport Present has a wealthy historical past – the occasion began in 1996 and is held yearly to today. Final 12 months the occasion was attended by nearly a quarter-million folks.

New York Comedian Con (October 8-11)

Like its massive brother conference in San Diego, New York Comedian Con is designed to have a good time popular culture and this contains video video games’ enterprise. The occasion is organized yearly since 2006 and shortly grew in dimension. New York Comedian Con rightfully claimed the title of the most important tradition occasion on the East Coast so if you happen to’re close by in October make sure you soak within the expertise and luxuriate in video games, cosplay, comics and flicks in a whole bunch of attention-grabbing panels and mini-events. 

Blizzcon 2020 (TBA)

Whereas we nonetheless don’t know the date of the Blizzcon occasion, it’s one of many greatest gaming occasions on the planet devoted to celebrating video games developed by Blizzard. In case you’ve by no means heard about this gaming powerhouse – what the hell are you doing right here and the way on earth you dare to name your self a gamer? Blizzard developed a number of well-known gaming franchises akin to Warcraft, Starcraft, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and extra and Blizzcon is the place the place all the brand new video games are being introduced and followers can have a good time them along with hundreds of like-minded folks.

Did we miss an occasion? Make sure to depart a remark and tell us. We hope to replace the record will as extra occasions will announce their dates.

In case you’re concerned about studying extra about annual gaming occasions make sure you take a look at our record of 2019 gaming occasion schedule.

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