This year, the pandemic has somewhat upset the plans of the largest exhibitions dedicated to video games, like the Paris Games Week which was canceled. Fortunately, fans of Esports and video games can count on Intel and ESL (Electronic Sports League) who recently announced the launch of the Grand Festival Gaming, a 100% online and free event that will take place from November 18 to 22, 2020!
If for now, the full program of the event has not yet been announced, we already know that spectators will be able to attend many live entertainment on the 4 Twitch channels of the Grand Gaming Festival:
- Esport Channel : Players will be able to follow several tournaments on this channel, such as the ESL National Championship and the Intel Extreme Masters on Counter Strike: Global Offensive. An influencer tournament on Valorant will also be organized during the event.
- Entertainment Channel : entertainment on stage, on set or at home … spectators can take part in numerous quizzes, challenges and other interactive content. In addition, an inter-city challenge on Fortnite will bring together the best French teams in the game who will represent their city for the occasion!
- Innovation Channel : a channel dedicated to technology and innovation with the Fnac Lab, product tests and the Tech Arena, a VivaTech program of Challenges Startups, Conferences and Masterclasses to decipher the trends of tomorrow with the greatest experts and gamers in the sector.
- Main Channel : on this channel, players will be able to find all the highlights of the other three channels. Interviews with guests and personalities around gaming and tech will also be part of the game, and local communities will speak out about the event and its content.
While waiting for the revelation of the complete program, which you can find here, you can always go to la page Twitter du Grand Gaming Festival in order to be alerted when new information is posted. You can also go to the event website to know more.