Ireland’s biggest gaming and esports festival, GamerFest, has announced its long-awaited return, with 5,000 visitors expected at the RDS, Dublin, this October 22nd & 23rd.
Initially established in 2017, GamerFest is a celebration of gaming and esports.
The event has been developed with a community-first approach, welcoming visitors from across Ireland, the UK and Europe.
At the event, the Live Stage will see various gaming content, including esports tournaments, special guest appearances and gaming challenges.
Visitors to the RDS in October can also expect a wide array of gaming entertainment, including the latest titles, VR gaming and technology, and the expo hall and marketplace to catch the latest gaming equipment and gear.
Esports tournaments will continue to be a massive part of the event, with a complete list of tournaments, schedules, and prize pools to be announced over the summer.
The festival is also planning to showcase the best in Irish gaming content creator talent with the launch of a new ‘Creator Zone’ where visitors will get the chance to meet their favourite Twitch and YouTube creators at the event.
The organisers will make further announcements regarding special guests over the coming weeks.
“It’s been a tough couple of years for everyone involved with live events, and we certainly haven’t been immune. But to see the excitement and anticipation amongst our community for the return of GamerFest is just incredible,” says GamerFest CEO Stuart Dempsey. “We can’t wait to see everyone again at the RDS this October.”
GamerFest takes place at The RDS, Dublin, this October 22nd and 23rd, with tickets on sale now at GamerFest.ie.