T-Mobile Warsaw Games Week 2016

Gaming fans in Poland cannot be more excited. 13th of October marks the start of the one of the biggest gaming events in the country. Warsaw Games Week, with a new titular sponsor in the form of a mobile operator, T-Mobile Polska SA, is to attract thousands of visitors.

The event will last four days, from Tuesday till Sunday, the 16th of October. Ticket prices vary from 30 PLN to 100 PLN. Those fans of new technologies who choose to spend more money on their tickets, will get early access to the exhibition hall.

Among the exhibitors are the biggest players in the global gaming market, including PlayStation (Sony), Xbox (Microsoft), Ubisoft, as well as homegrown game developers such as CD Project Red and CI Games. The former took the world by storm with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Both companies are currently one of the most successful companies listed at Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Visitors will have an opportunity to immerse themselves into virtual reality due to Virtual Reality HTC Vive and PlayStation VR consoles. Last year, VR was certainly the hottest attraction of the event. This year, those going to the exhibition hall will have a chance to try some VR games, for example Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.

Among other attractions are of course gameplay zones, the latest gaming equipment (e.g. Sony’s PS4 Pro console), e-sport tournaments and the Good Loot & PlayStation Plus Cosplay 2016 cosplay contest. There will also be a LEGO-themed play zone for children. Plus of course game and merchandise stores, meetings with YouTubers, and a chillout area.

The games that the visitors will have chance to try out are Gears of War 4, Horizon Zero Dawn, Call of Duty: Infinity Warfare, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, Final Fantasy XV, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Many, and many more. Some of the games will be available for play even before their official release.

T-Mobile Warsaw Games Week 2016 will take place at EXPO XXI Warszawa event and exhibition facility. The zones of Microsoft, Sony, Cenega and Ubisoft will have over 1000 m2.

This is the second edition of the gaming event in Warsaw. The 2015 event, which lasted 3 days, gathered over 19 000 visitors and proved to be a great success. This year’s Warsaw Games Week, in the words of the organisers, will be “BIGGER in every way”.