Experience the latest news in videogames at the biggest event of its kind in Portugal: Lisboa Games Week, in November 2024, at FIL in Lisbon.

What is Lisboa Games Week?

Lisboa Games Week is the largest gaming event in Portugal, taking place in Lisbon, where is presented the latest news in video games, technology and digital entertainment.

Like the major videogame events, such as Paris Games Week, Madrid Games Week, Milan Games Week and Gamescom (Germany), Lisboa Games Week has the presence of major brands, manufacturers and distributors of video games, consoles and accessories. In fact, companies and brands such as Sony, Nintendo, Microsft, Asus, HP, eSports, Electronic Arts and many others promote at Lisbon Games Week their products, which can be tried by visitors. Surprisingly the gaming industry is currently more valuable than the music and movie industries as a whole.

Since its first edition in 2014, Lisboa Games Week has been a success, allowing fans of all ages to live up to the games and their heroes fantasy. The event also has an Educational Service of interest to teachers, students and parents.

What to do at Lisboa Games Week?

At Lisboa Games Week, the gamer community, students and families and other video game enthusiasts can participate in various activities, such as:

  • Watch the exclusive releases and premieres of video games;
  • Play new console, pc, smartphone games and board games,
  • Experience first-hand the latest consoles (Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo, Wii), accessories and peripherals on the market;
  • Participate in professional or amateur gaming tournaments;
  • Watching robot exhibits (roboparty) and drone racing;
  • Play games on simulators or state-of-the-art immersive or virtual reality applications;
  • Participate in cosplay contests where you can create your own costume and come dressed up imitating your favorite characters;
  • Attend conferences on virtual games and others;
  • Participate in autograph sessions with the most famous youtubers, take selfies with them and get their gaming advice;
  • Purchase merchandising products, virtual games, board games and accessories from the various exhibitors on site;
  • Play classic games (retro games, arcade, pinball and others) on old consoles and computers such as Spectrum, Amiga, Mega Drive or NES.

Lisboa Games Week has a space dedicated to families and the presence of some schools. This event has the support of the Direção Geral da Educação (Directorate General of Education), as games and technologies applied to the teaching area can facilitate the educational service.

What happens in 2024 at Lisboa Games Week?

Note: As there may be changes in the program, please check details at the official website.

Date: November 21-24 2024

Venue: Lisbon International Fair (FIL) Pavilions – Parque das Nações – Lisbon

More information: www.lisboagamesweek.pt

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