From October 3 to 6, 2019, the largest event for the Russian gaming industry took place in Moscow – the fourteenth international exhibition of interactive entertainment IgroMir. At the same time, the sixth festival Comic Con Russia, the largest festival of pop culture in Russia, was held. The event was held in Pavilion No. 1 of the Crocus Expo exhibition complex. Companies such as Blizzard Entertainment, ASUS Republic of Gamers, CD Projekt RED, GIGABYTE, Kojima Productions, Microsoft, THQ Nordic, Lenovo Legion, Warner Bros presented their stands on IgroMir. . Interactive Entertainment, Bandai Namco, VIVO, Kaspersky, M.GAME, BEECH and many others. A special guest of the exhibition was the legendary video game developer Hideo Kojima, known for his work on the cult series of Metal Gear games. During the event, he presented one of the most anticipated projects of the gaming industry – Death Stranding, held a private display of gameplay, and also answered questions from fans along with actor Mads Mikkelsen. IgroMir 2019 was also visited by American science fiction writer Christy Golden, known around the world for her works on the World of Warcraft universe. She chatted with fans and signed autographs at the Blizzard Entertainment booth. The CD Projekt RED company made a presentation of the gameplay of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 game in Russian, and also told the fans about the details of the project. In addition, the exhibition hosted the qualifying stage of the international cosplay contest in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe with a prize pool of $ 40,000. The final also included the final of the Russian Mortal Kombat championship with a prize pool of 500 thousand rubles, the PUBG Mobile Club Open tournament, and Mega Drive held the Just Dance 2020 championship. The Doom Eternal game was also presented at the event, the leading presentation of which was the famous streamer WELOVEGAMES. This year IgroMir 2019 and the Comic Con Russia festival were visited by more than 183 thousand visitors over four days of work, and the number of live broadcasts of the event exceeded 5 million. More than 200 participating companies presented the main novelties of the gaming world and pop culture at more than 200 stands and trading places. The total exhibition area was more than 26,000 sq.m. The event was sponsored by Mega Drive, MTS, Samsung and Solar Power.

The results of the exhibition IgroMir 2019 – VR geek

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