The third edition of videogame expo Barcelona Games World (BGW), will be held in that Spanish city from November 29 to December 2 and there will be 195 exhibitors.
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The event that takes place in the Fira center of Barcelona Gran Vía will take place; Over 135,000 visitors are expected in an area of 52,000 square meters, 17% larger than in 2017, and change the dates to take them closer to Christmas season.
BGW's director, Josep Antoni Llopart, said in a news conference that this edition is a # 39; represents a "turning point" and confirming the show, with a clear commitment to "continue to revive its model and offer" through the six areas where the room is divided .
"This year is very spectacular and, in particular, it goes beyond the screens, we want to know completely different, which goes beyond on consensus and that we have dealt with the main brands, "said Llopart, who were expecting tickets for Saturday, December 1 already sold.
Among other initiatives, the event will host the first edition of the Vodafone #yuvertigo, which allows Saturday visitors to play games from a selection of 50-meter Nintendo Switch games. up against 21 other players.
In addition, attendees can participate in a tunnel of terror or a 988 square meter "escape room" designed for a hundred people, both located in the famous Resident Evil 2 game, which will be Apply for the first time in the HorrorBox Hall and Escape Barcelona.
In the most prevalent area, visitors can try the new stories, including games such as Kingdom Hearts III (Square Fenix); Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo); Jump Force (Bandai Namco) and Days (PlayStation).
Messages participating in the showground include Sony; Bandai Namco; Capcom; Epic Games; Blizzard; Koch; Nintendo; PlayStation; Square Enix; Warner Bros Interactive no Xbox, which gives titles called Fortnite
RetroBarcelona's role has been incorporated into the new distribution of BGW as another of its video game events in Catalonia. The sixth edition of RetroBarcelona will extend more than 5,000 square meters of display with classic systems, arcade tools, pensions and board football.
The BGW hosting its & # 39; the first time in the Iberian Cup dvd range, organized by Riot Games and the Professional Film Games (LVP) League, where over 1,700 spectators are attending; Competition of the best professional team of the Iberian Head in the Videogame League of Storytelling.
The Leader of the LVP, Jordi Pomarol, said audiences of up to 300,000 people would attend the " competition.
The range of sportsports also has a new role to play for video games competition through mobile devices, with titles such as Clais Ruadh, Hearthstone and Fortnite.
On the other hand, the BGW hosted the largest place in Europe dedicated to immersion experiences, the XRZone, with recommendations for games that will play the game. Using true, expanded and varied truth.
Visyon's Chief Executive, Pere Perez said that this area is defined in 1,500 square meters in which "special activities on a variety of activities or immersion experience" aiming to "bring these technologies to the amount of people, because they are often very difficult to get in. "
A & B; BGW will have a place for professional meetings in the department, education placement and RetroBarcelona, which will be in the sixth edition. alleging SEGA, the former Chief of the company in America, Tom Kalinske, a special guest.