Yesterday information broke that Insomniac was going to be creating a brand new music competition for 2019. The competition behind Electric Daisy Carnival and numerous different West Coast entities is entering into the world of video video games.

After their Rennaissance themed occasion, Middle Lands, solely lasted a yr as a consequence of complaints from native residents, it appeared solely pure that Insomaniac would attempt one thing new to broaden their attain within the dance music competition world.

Video Games and EDM Collides

The cross over marketplace for video video games and dance music has turn into huge in recent times. The Fortnite Pro Am featured numerous DJs starting from Marshmello to Dillon Francis. The former now has his personal internet collection particularly about gaming with skilled e-sports gurus.

Of course there's Deadmau5 too who was the primary to make use of Twitch, a platform primarily used for online game streams to tease new music and work together along with his followers. The crossover attraction is limitless, and it appears that evidently Insomniac is taking benefit.

Pasquale Rotella Speaks

In a press release launched to Billboard, founder and CEO of Insomanic Events, Pasquale Rotella defined his choice to create PLAY.

“These two worlds have so many parallels…They’re colourful and excessive vitality, they entice an viewers that’s extraordinarily enthusiastic about neighborhood, and there’s a degree of inventive expression that each cosplayers and ravers share that you just don’t see wherever else. I’m excited to carry these two worlds collectively in a reside setting prefer it’s by no means been carried out earlier than.”

The competition will function each high dance music artists, reside gaming, cosplay and different activations. No additional info from lineup to location has been launched about PLAY Music Festival, however keep tuned for extra info because it turns into obtainable.

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