Year after 12 months, festivals world wide improve their sights increasingly. The majority of the world’s greatest festivals don’t simply provide music performances — they’re additionally on the forefront of leisure, artwork, and cultural occasions. Looking to widen their scope even additional is Insomniac, who simply introduced their inaugural interactive music and gaming expertise: PLAY Festival.

Debuting in 2019, the competition’s founders promise “a slew of vibrant, immersive and unique experiences by way of multidimensional arenas that can enable followers to check their abilities and problem others in a number of gaming and arcade realms.” In their announcement, they revealed that a number of the business’s greatest names in hip-hop and dance music will function a “backdrop” for the attendees (“Players”) whereas they transfer from place to put all through the competition. The occasion will even function gaming competitions from prime eSports avid gamers, musicians, and athletes.

Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella notes the similarities between the gaming and dance communities, citing their “inclusive nature” and “ardour for complete artistic immersion.”

“PLAY Festival is a chance to attach these two colourful worlds and construct an occasion that’s thrilling, genuine, and conjures up a brand new era of followers,” he says within the competition’s announcement.

While no official date or location for the competition has been revealed but, these can study extra on Insomniac’s web site and comply with the competition’s social media accounts to remain updated.