PC Gamer Weekender 2018, a two-day celebration of all issues PC gaming hosted by our pals over at PC Gamer, takes place subsequent weekend (February 17-18) at Olympia London. From what we’ve seen thus far, it seems to be prefer it’ll be the largest and finest one but.
Tickets are on sale now, with advance day tickets costing £14.99 for Saturday and £12.99 for Sunday. If you wish to attend each days, an advance Weekender+ ticket prices £24.99.
Your advance ticket provides you unique early entry to the present flooring, in addition to ‘some extra goodies’ in accordance with PC Gamer. You'll additionally get a free four-pack of the award-winning sport Deadly League (one copy for you and three in your pals), value £29.99.
For those who haven’t made your thoughts up about attending, listed here are seven explanation why we are able to’t wait to go to PC Gamer Weekender 2018…
Play the most recent video games earlier than anybody else
PC Gamer Weekender 2018 will likely be host to an enormous assortment of pre-release video games that you just’ll be capable of play – many for the primary time within the UK.
Among the video games we’re most excited to attempt are Biomutant, an apocalyptic RPG with a kung fu twist; Extinction, a fast-paced motion sport that pits you in opposition to big ogres (and proudly advertises its lack of micro-transactions); and Phoenix Level, a turn-based technique sport from the creator of the enduring X-COM collection.
Relive the glory days of LAN events
It’s not all concerning the newest video games at PC Gamer Weekender 2018 – Replay Occasions is bringing a load of retro goodness to the present, letting you play classics reminiscent of Command & Conquer: Crimson Alert 2 and Battlefield 1942 over a trusty LAN connection, similar to within the good previous days when super-fast broadband was a mere fantasy.
For those who’re extra into single participant experiences, you’ll get an opportunity to play classics together with Theme Park and Rollercoaster Tycoon, in addition to non-theme park associated video games like Darkish Forces and Half-Life.
Hear about upcoming video games from prime builders
PC Gamer Weekender 2018's Developer Stage will function periods with the folks behind a few of the most fun PC video games popping out this yr.
Minecraft's lead inventive designer Jens Bergensten will give an unique chat concerning the upcoming Minecraft updates, whereas members of the workforce behind the extremely anticipated Sea of Thieves clarify the challenges and rewards of constructing their first PC sport.
To search out out what’s on, take a look at the Developer Stage information, which encompasses a timetable of the assorted talks happening all through the weekend.
Get profession recommendation for making it within the business
If the developer talks encourage you to search for a job within the video games business, PC Gamer Weekender 2018 might provide help to get a foot within the door.
Specialists will share their recommendation and expertise on the present flooring, and the Universities of Sunderland and Suffolk will likely be available to produce details about undergraduate programs that may provide help to land your dream job.
For extra info, see the Get Into Video games programme on the PC Gamer Weekender web site.
Take a look at the most recent
PC Gamer Weekender’s Zone is the place to go if you wish to take a look at the most recent and best so as to add to your gaming rig, with a variety of to purchase, no matter your finances.
Learn to construct your individual PC
specialists from Republic of Players will lead in-depth workshops all through the weekend, providing you with important recommendation for upgrading your machine or constructing one from scratch.
From PC constructing fundamentals to high-end builds and overclocking classes, these workshops will present sensible recommendation for newcomers and skilled builders alike.
There'll even be a PC clinic to reply with any questions on constructing and upgrading your rig.
Learn to grow to be an Overwatch champion
Fancy stepping into esports? At PC Gamer Weekender 2018, Omen by HP will likely be operating a bootcamp in partnership with ESL. This collection of devoted periods will prepare you up and provide help to in your strategy to turning into an expert esports participant.
You’ll get an opportunity to study from a few of the finest esports gamers within the nation, together with members of the UK’s Overwatch World Cup Staff.
What are you ready for? Head over to the PC Gamer Weekender web site and e-book your tickets now!