Unveiling Gamescom Asia 2023 in Singapore

By Ravi

Attention, Gamers in Singapore! Get ready for an exhilarating gaming extravaganza. Gamescom Asia has just unveiled the dates for its highly anticipated 2023 edition, along with an exciting announcement – the launch of the first-ever physical entertainment zone accessible to the general public. From October 19 to 22, 2023, Singapore’s Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre will be buzzing with the electric energy of Gamescom Asia 2023.

Event Overview: Gamescom Asia 2023 marks the third edition of this world-class gaming event on Singaporean soil. As a satellite event of Gamescom, the globe’s largest gaming event, it serves as the ultimate platform for Asian game developers to expand their global footprint. Simultaneously, it provides international AAA game publishers with a unique window into the thriving SEA gaming market.

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EventGamescom Asia 2023
DatesOctober 19 – 22, 2023
VenueSuntec Singapore – Level 3 & 4
Timing9 am – 6 pm
Ticket PriceTrade Visitors (Free to S$25),
Trade Conference Delegates (S$195 to S$295)
Public (TBA)
Event TypeB2B (Thurs and Fri) and B2C (Sat & Sun)
FrequencyAnnual
Edition3rd
AttendeesAAA and Indie Game Developers, Creatives, C-Level,
Marketing, Students, Investors, Publishers, E-sports Fans

Your Guide to Gamescom Asia 2023 in Singapore:

Gamescom Asia 2023 Singapore will be open to Public for Cosplay, Games, and Live Entertainment
Photo: Koelnmesse Pte Ltd / gamescom asia

The excitement kicks off on October 19th and 20th, with Gamescom hosting an exclusive B2B Trade Zone Exhibition & Conference. This area is a haven exclusively for industry professionals, offering immersive experiences such as Country Pavilions, Trade Conferences, workshops, roundtables, and even on-site Developer-Publisher-Investor speed networking. It’s a golden opportunity to gain insights into the lucrative gaming market of Southeast Asia.

This year, a thrilling addition awaits at Gamescom Asia 2023 – the debut of the “Indie Wavemakers” segment. This dynamic showcase, featuring live-stage and livestream experiences, is tailor-made for indie exhibitors. It’s their chance to unveil upcoming indie titles, gather invaluable feedback, and secure potential investments.

For a sneak peek, a Limited Entertainment Zone preview will tantalize attendees on October 20th. However, access is granted exclusively to SuperFan ticketholders, Trade Visitors, and Media partners. Do note that regular ticket holders will not be granted entry on these days.

And now, the game-changer: On October 21st and 22nd, Gamescom Asia will unlock its Entertainment Zone to the general public. With the purchase of “Entertainment Zone Tickets,” enthusiasts can immerse themselves in gaming zones, test out the latest games from AAA and Indie studios, catch live entertainment on stage, and indulge in the latest gaming gadgets.

Pre and Post Event Shows:

As part of the extravaganza, the beloved pre and post-event online shows, “PRIMETIME” and “STUDIO,” are making a triumphant return. Set to air on October 19th and 22nd, respectively, these shows provide tantalizing teasers and extended content for global audiences. Tune in on major streaming platforms – catch PRIMETIME on October 19th, from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM, and STUDIO on October 22nd, from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Capcom Pro Tour 2023 Offline Premiere Singapore:

Calling all arcade game aficionados in Singapore! Prepare to be thrilled by the CAPCOM Pro Tour 2023 (CPT) Offline Premiere Singapore, held right within Gamescom Asia from October 20th to 22nd, 2023. As the global stage for competitive “Street Fighter” gaming, the winners of this offline premiere will secure a coveted spot in the prestigious Capcom Cup X in the USA, with a staggering $2 million prize pool.

Registration for the CPT Offline Premiere Singapore starts on August 9, 2023, and concludes on October 15, 2023. Hurry, as registrations are limited to 1,024 players. The highly anticipated competing pools will be unveiled on October 18, 2023.

This three-day spectacle features exciting pool events on October 20th and 21st, culminating in a thrilling showdown on Sunday, October 22nd, where the top 16 contenders vie for glory. Beyond the chance to qualify for the Capcom Cup X, the top eight finalists will share a generous prize pool of $37,000.

Gamescom Asia 2023 Ticket Price & Discounts

As the anticipation for Gamescom Asia 2023 continues to build, here’s your guide to securing your entry and making the most of your experience.

Ticket Pricing and Discounts: Gamescom Asia 2023 has launched its online registration for B2B Tickets, catering to Trade Conference Delegates and Trade Visitors. Early birds have reason to celebrate, as discounted ticket prices are available until September 22, 2023. And if you’re planning to explore the Entertainment Zone on October 21st and 22nd, keep an eye out for the opening of general public entry tickets by the end of August.

For those interested in the “Trade Visitor pass,” the good news is that the Early Bird and Standard ticket prices are currently free upon successful online registration. However, an on-site ticket may incur a fee of S$27.00. As for the “Trade Conference Delegate Pass,” early birds can secure their spot for S$195.00, while standard and on-site tickets are priced at S$295.00 and S$395.00, respectively.

Group Discounts: For those considering the “Trade Conference Delegate” tickets, there’s an exciting opportunity to save through group registration for the Trade Conference. Depending on your group size, you can enjoy a 5%, 10%, or 15% discount on these tickets during online registration.

Hotel Exclusives near Marina Bay: To enhance your Gamescom Asia experience, consider the exclusive hotel options near the iconic Marina Bay area. Gamescom Asia has partnered with select hotels to offer attendees special room rates and discounts. Some of the featured hotels include PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, The Clan Hotel, ibis Singapore on Bencoolen, and PARKROYAL COLLECTION Beach Road.

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