Virgin Media will bring gamers plenty of exciting and exclusive content with everything from daily highlights to panels when EGX Digital starts on Saturday 12 September.
The UK’s largest gaming event, which Virgin Media has proudly sponsored for eight years, will be digital-only for the first time. Fear not, as gamers can still enjoy everything that is great about EGX with playable games, insight from the world’s leading developers, cosplay, Esports and much more.
Virgin Media has provided EGX attendees unforgettable moments with hands-on gameplay and unprecedented access to the event over the years, and this year will be no different.
The Daily Wrap with Virgin Media
Every evening at 5:30pm throughout the nine day festival, Virgin Media will provide gamers a highlights package of the day via their virtual stand. The videos will be hosted by the teams at Outside Xbox, Eurogamer and Dicebreaker and will showcase the best content dropped at the event that day.
Always on Content and Big Boss Battle
Virgin Media’s virtual stand will provide a host of articles and video content to keep gamers entertained. This will include an array of game tips, insight and top editorial content from Gamer Network.
EGX isn’t complete without retro games! Elz the Witch will present a three-part content series where famous faces will take on iconic bosses in some of the most popular retro games. She will guide the likes of boxing superstar Nicola Adams OBE, BAFTA winning actor and writer Allan Mustafa, and DJ and radio presenter Devin Griffin as they take on bosses from Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Mario World and Cuphead. The first episode starts on Tuesday 15 September at 12pm.
Let’s Play stream with Arekkz Gaming
Join Arekkz Gaming for a Let’s Play stream of one of 2020’s biggest games with a special guest, to be revealed next week. This live stream will take place on Friday 18 September at 7pm on Virgin Media’s virtual stand and on Twitch.tv/ArekkzGaming
Virgin Media competitions and giveaways
It wouldn’t be EGX without some Virgin Media giveaways. There’ll be a host of EGX merchandise and gaming gear giveaways as well as the opportunity to win boss-level M500 broadband for a year so it’s best to keep an eye out on Virgin Media’s virtual stand and social media channels.
To celebrate EGX Digital, Virgin Media is running a limited time offer on a variety of its broadband and TV bundle services with up to £150 bill credit – visit https://www.virginmediapartners.com/egx for more information.
- Virgin Media presenting daily highlights throughout EGX Digital from the team at Outside Xbox, Eurogamer and Dicebreaker
- Elz the Witch will host Virgin Media’s Big Boss Battle, where she will be joined by celebrity guests as they take on iconic gaming bosses
- Competition giveaways including EGX merchandise and free M500 ultrafast broadband for a year
- Virgin Media to host an exclusive Let’s Play with Arekkz Gaming
- Exclusive EGX offer on a variety of Virgin Media bundles with up to £150 bill credit
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