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Dubai Esports and Games Festival 2023: A Celebration of Gaming and Innovation!



Are you excited like us! get ready to immerse yourself in a world of gaming and excitement as the Dubai Esports and Games Festival (DEF) returns for its second edition. From June 21-25, Dubai will host a five-day extravaganza, inviting the global gaming community to indulge in a series of action-packed events and activities. With a lineup that includes the GameExpo Summit powered by PG Connects, regional and school tournaments, new game launches, and the all-new Play Beyond influencer tournament, DEF 2023 promises an unforgettable experience for gamers of all ages.

  1. The GameExpo Summit: Kicking off the festival on June 21-22, the GameExpo Summit powered by PG Connects is a platform for industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts to come together. This summit offers a unique opportunity to gain insights into the gaming industry, learn from experts, and engage in discussions about the future of esports and gaming. Attendees will be treated to informative sessions, keynote speeches, and networking opportunities, fostering collaboration and innovation within the gaming community.

  2. The GameExpo: The highlight of DEF 2023 is the GameExpo, taking place from June 23-25. This flagship event brings together gamers from all walks of life to celebrate their passion for gaming. Whether you're a fan of retro games, a competitive player, or simply curious about the gaming world, the GameExpo has something for everyone. Explore the Retro Zone, participate in thrilling tournaments, or dive into the Tabletop Zone for an immersive gaming experience.

  3. Education Days: DEF 2023 recognizes the potential of esports and gaming in shaping future career paths. On June 21-22, the festival invites students to participate in an exciting educational program. Schools will enjoy career talks from industry professionals, influencer visits, cosplay theme dress-up days, and educational workshops. Primary and secondary students will have the opportunity to showcase their skills in the Microsoft Makecode Competition and the Minecraft Education Challenge, with fantastic prizes up for grabs.

  4. Play Beyond Influencer Tournament: A brand-new addition to the festival, the Play Beyond Influencer Tournament takes place on June 24-25. This thrilling competition brings together top gaming influencers from around the world. Watch as these gaming celebrities battle it out in exhilarating challenges across multiple genres. Fans will have the chance to witness their favorite influencers in action, learn from their expertise, and even enjoy meet-and-greet sessions.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Esports and Games Festival 2023 is set to be a grand celebration of gaming and innovation. With its diverse range of events, DEF 2023 promises an incredible experience for gamers, industry professionals, and enthusiasts alike. Set in the futuristic Expo City Dubai, this festival showcases Dubai's position as a hub for innovation and creativity. So mark your calendars and get ready to immerse yourself in the world of gaming at DEF 2023, where endless possibilities await!

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