Gaming fever has gripped Killarney ahead of the inaugural Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival and Saturday’s tickets have already sold out.
Insomnia Gaming Ireland takes place at the INEC, Killarney from June 10 to 13 and organisers are advising gamers that while there are still tickets available for Friday and Sunday, as well a limited number of weekend passes, these too are expected to sell out in the coming days.
Insomnia Ireland is hosted by Multiplay, organisers of the UK’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia, and a subsidiary of GAME Digital plc (“GAME Digital”), the UK’s leading video gaming specialist.
“We’re delighted with the massive response to our first event in Ireland,” says Craig Fletcher, Founder and CEO of Multiplay. He continued “The reaction of Irish gamers has been fantastic, and our entire team can’t wait for the doors to open.”
Visitors to Insomnia Gaming Ireland will experience the very best that gaming culture has to offer. With festival partners Gamestop and Hypixel , the Exhibition Hall houses everything under one roof, with feature zones and games for all ages. These include a Minecraft Zone, Over 18s area and the Main Stage, where special guests will be playing the latest games as well as panel talks and Q&A sessions. Special guests will include ChooChoosGaming, AshDubh, NettyPlays, AmyLee, InTheLittlewood and MiniMuka.
The Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) LAN Hall, will open for 72 hours, and will player host to a vibrant community playing multiplayer games with and against each other in a fun and social environment. BYOC ticket holders will be able to delve into the eSports scene with popular competitive tournaments occurring throughout the event such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, League of Legends and Hearthstone. Daily console tournaments will be taking place, as well as the BYOC LAN Hall hosting tournaments of its own.
Limited tickets are available https://insomniagamingfestival.com/ireland , but are expected to sell out soon.