Virtual Reality, YouTubers, live music and more confirmed for event on 9th – 11th December at Birmingham’s NEC Arena
Insomnia59 (i59) is set to be the biggest festive celebration of all things gaming related this Christmas. Taking place at Birmingham’s NEC Arena, the festival will feature esports tournaments, special guests, live music, cosplay and a brand new education zone, making it the ultimate family outing this festive season.
Offering a broad range of entertainment to match any festival in the UK, i59 will be the first Insomnia event to include an appearance from a top music artist that will be announced in the coming weeks.
Insomnia59 will be the perfect opportunity for gaming enthusiasts to sample some of the best games and technology of 2016 in order to fill up their wish lists this Christmas. With a dedicated VR and Tech area, gamers will be given hands-on access to Microsoft Hololens, Playstation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. The event will also play host to a full range of the season’s hottest titles, from Call of Duty to FIFA 17, Gears of War 4 and Battlefield 1, making it an event not to be missed.
As regular attendees have come to expect, i59 will give gaming fans the chance to see their favourite YouTubers, including @real8bitgaming, @marzbargaming, @Razzbowski and @ThePrenti, @yammy_xox, @gizzy14gazza, @samgladiator, @GameboyLuke, @OMGitsfirefoxx and @LDShadowLady.
The ever popular BYOC tournaments featuring games such as Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO) and Hearthstone will be open for entry for 2000 fans to compete in. Prize based BYOC tournaments will include Battlefield 1, Overwatch and Rocket League, with a total of £12,000 worth of prize money up for grabs. For more details on how to get involved head to https://insomniagamingfestival.com/whats-on?categories=tournaments
Insomnia59 will also see the return of the highly popular Drone Racing iSeries which debuted at i58 and will take place at The NEC, Birmingham, 9-11 December, 2016 and are available online from £20, with BYOC tickets costing £99. Tickets are available at: https://insomniagamingfestival.com/tickets/.
For more information please visit: https://insomniagamingfestival.com/