4.5 million minutes of views: broadcasts from “Baltics Gaming Expo 2023” were watched worldwide
Last year, “Comic Con Baltics 2023” greeted the arriving gaming enthusiasts with a surprise – the debut of a unique concept space, “Baltics Gaming Expo”. An additional 2.3 thousand square meters occupied by video games, the latest gaming technologies, and tournament halls were visited by over 29 thousand people in the first year alone, and live broadcasts from it were watched by game lovers from all over the world.
From gaming fanatics – to other gaming fanatics
Every year, the scale and attendance curve of the “Comic Con Baltics” event significantly rises. Delighted with the engagement of the popular culture community, the event team strives to offer more and more engaging experiences. After listening to visitors’ needs and interests, last year much attention was paid to gaming and technology themes. The team of gaming fanatics unleashed their ideas, hobbies, and energy and proposed a new format – “Baltic Gaming Expo”.
In the new space, game news was presented in an interactive format in line with gaming world trends, along with the technologies dedicated to them, providing the opportunity to try it all out and enjoy fun experiences.
Alongside many spaces tailored for gaming fans, “Baltics Gaming Expo” also introduced tournaments for the most popular games in the world. During the event, the best regional players competed in “Counter Strike”, “Trackmania”, “League of Legends”, and fighting game tournaments.
Millions of minutes of views – from all over the world
“The involvement exceeded all our expectations. Players came to the tournaments from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, and other countries, and live broadcasts were watched by gamers from all over the world. In total, broadcasts were viewed more than 4.5 million minutes across different platforms. The engagement of visitors and viewers would not have been possible without the energy and ideas that our partners brought to the “Baltics Gaming Expo”,” said one of the event organizers, Šarūnas Tamulis.
Creating unique experiences, according to Š. Tamulis, was enabled by the major “Baltics Gaming Expo” partners:
- Skytech, who ensured advanced gaming technologies in the competitions.
- Dell Alienware, who allowed players to enjoy an exclusive gaming experience.
- TOPO Centras, whose team contributed to having the best gaming devices in the spaces.
- Samsung, who contributed to raising the quality of the entire event.
- Sony, who enriched the experience for visitors with the most advanced consoles and accessories.
- Nissin Cup Noodles, who provided excellent energy for the players.
- SecretLab, who offered the highest comfort with ergonomic gaming chairs.
“We have been organizing popular culture and gaming events for six years and can confidently say that the involvement of “Baltics Gaming Expo” partners has raised the bar for future gaming events in the region,” said Š. Tamulis.
What awaits in the future?
In preparation for “Baltics Gaming Expo 2024”, the event team plans that the number of presented games, technologies, and tournaments – will grow. The first news of what awaits in this space for event followers will reach them very soon.
It is also confirmed that more globally famous personalities will participate in the “Comic Con Baltics” event itself. Among them are “Harry Potter” movie stars Natalia Tena and Devon Murray, “Marvel” movie actor Sean Gunn, actress Natasha Halevi, online comic stars “Natural Habitat Shorts”, virtual personality “Nobody Sausage” representative and Nathan W. Pyle, who creates “Strange Planet” comics.
During the event, visitors will have the opportunity to immortalize themselves together or even get autographs from actors and creators.
Additionally, at the sixth “Comic Con Baltics”, visitors will await the largest cosplay contest in the Baltic countries, presentations of the newest movies, talks and discussions, “Meet Lithuanian Film Industry” platform, inviting participation in conversations with the brightest, globally known representatives of the Lithuanian film industry, an interactive family space, “Artists Alley” uniting nearly a hundred popular culture artists each year, a traders’ space offering many curiosities, impressive decorations from the most famous world movies and series, and many other curiosities.
See you on May 24-26, at LITEXPO, Vilnius.
The first day of the event, May 24, Friday, is dedicated to schools. With a Culture Passport, entry is free.