It’s GAME ON at Federation Square!
PAX Aus, Australia’s Largest Gaming Festival, Teases the Main Show with a Pop-up at Federation Square on 1-2 September
MELBOURNE – 28 Aug., 2017 – Melbourne gamers are in for a massive treat this weekend when the PAX Australia organizers arrange a pop-up event in Federation Square. This Friday and Saturday, 1-2 Sept., everyone can get a free sample of PAX Australia 2017, taking place 27-29 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
At Federation Square gamers can compete in high-score tournaments on a massive screen, play some of the hottest recently released games, win multiple prizes including PAX Aus 3-Day badges, admire or dress in cosplay and enjoy a Friday night concert featuring local Melbourne bands. Tabletop fans can battle in giant Jenga, Connect Four and other board games.
“Before the PAX mothership descends upon Melbourne this October, we’re very excited to offer a snack-sized PAX at Fed Square on 1-2 September,” said Luke Lancaster, PAX Aus Content Manager at ReedPOP. “Come hang out, play games, win prizes, enjoy the concerts and surround yourself with the amazing PAX community.”
Tickets for PAX Australia 2017 are currently on sale via the official registration page. Friday Only, Saturday Only, and Sunday Only passes cost $65 AUD, while Three Day Passes and International Three Day passes are available for $165 AUD. Attendees wishing to bring their own computer can purchase a BYOC pass for an additional $45 AUD.
Working journalists as well as YouTube and Twitch content creators interested in attending PAX Australia to create coverage of the event may apply for a media pass.
For further information, visit the Official Website or follow PAX Australia updates via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.