Level Up KL 2020 is on

MALAYSIA’s premier annual game showcase Level Up KL 2020: Play Day is back with a bang.

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), in organising this event for the second time, has expanded the content this year as it will be featuring the very best of what the Malaysian and South-East Asian digital games industry have to offer.

Held virtually from Nov 16-29,2020, all activities for Level Up KL 2020: Play Day will be streamed live on the official Play app. This will include the signature programmes, such as the major esports finals and the SEA Game Awards that will be held on Nov 27.

Gamers and the public will be treated to a plethora of workshops, a showcase of games, and main stage live-streams, featuring industry stalwarts from Malaysia and around the world.

SEA Game showcase (Nov 1-29)

A showcase of the top games developed in Malaysia and South-East Asia. It will also include the 40 SEA Game Awards nominees, promotions and featured streams for selected titles.

Gamified Expo (Nov 16 -29)

A unique way to experience the games exposition – as a game!

Players can interact with game developers and brands that are present in the app. Features include customisable avatars, mini-quests and bonuses.

As for digital exhibitors, they are able to display custom-made booths, work with live-stream integrations and participate in the app’s reward systems.

SEA Game Awards (Nov 27)

Ten categories of awards are up for grabs for the best game developers in South-East Asia.

Level Up KL stream (Nov 28-29)

From renowned speakers in the digital games industry, a variety of main stage events and celebrity esports show matches – all that and more will be live-streamed on the Level Up KL 2020: Play Day app.

Level Up KL esports match (Nov 22-29)

Featuring esports tournaments for various categories with accumulative prizes of up to RM100,000.

“Mark your calendars, as Malaysia’s ultimate games convention is truly a not-to-be-missed event!, ” said Mohan Low, acting general manager of Digital Creative Content, MDEC.

“The pandemic has engendered and enabled the skyrocketing of the digital games industry in South-East Asia as many continue to work from home and spend a record number of hours playing video games.

“This convention serves as a melting pot of ideas, engagements and opportunities that are vital to sustaining the excitement surrounding the regional games industry. Here is where next-generation gaming legends are made, ” said Low.

To find out more about Level Up KL 2020 and register for its events, go to www.levelupkl.com.

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