Because when you consider a music competition, you instantly consider video video games.
Insomniac, higher often called the live performance promoter behind the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), has a brand new form of music competition in thoughts. The Live Nation-owned promoter manages round 1,200 different festivals, live shows, and occasions in eight nations.
Play Festival, a gaming-themed competition, will launch in 2019. The occasion seeks to bridge “the hole between music and gaming by intertwining the worlds of music, artwork, eSports, digital actuality and cosplay.” Insomniac and competition co-founder Paul Campbell wish to create an “unparalleled occasion” for avid gamers, music followers, and non-gamers. The music competition will function gaming-centered actions, together with VR, basic arcade video games, and laser tag.
Speaking about Play Festival, Campbell, who additionally runs Nu Management and a number of venues in Miami, defined,
Describing the inspiration for the competition from his childhood love of video video games, he added,
Explaining how combining gaming and music makes good sense, Pasquelle Rotella, CEO of Insomniac, instructed Billboard,
Merely constructing hype for the occasion, Rotella and Campbell have but to share specifics concerning the occasion. So, key particulars – together with the line-up, venues, and even dates – aren’t recognized.
Featured picture by PLAY Festival.