Paris Games Week restart: ask about the 2022 program

Exhibition Center, Porte de Versailles, Paris, November 2-6, 2022
Preview reserved for professionals: Tuesday, November 1, from 6 to 11 p.m.

Paris Games Week continues to reveal itself! After 3 years of waiting, the time has come to find the big players in the industry that promise a more festive experience than ever.

Try the best of video games

The PGW Restart is preparing to offer a varied program around flagship games and licenses, to discover, try and share the passion for video games.

Major publishers will be present at Paris Games Week 2022, including: Bandai Namco Entertainment, Capcom, Nintendo, Plaion and its partners Sega and Koei Tecmo, PlayStation, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and Xbox.

Before revealing the official announcements of the full publisher lineup in the coming days, PGW has already confirmed some of the games that will be playable at the show:

  • Exclusively, Just Dance 2023 Edition, scheduled for release on November 22, 2022, will have PGW dancing on the Ubisoft booth and stage. An emblematic novelty this end of the year, Mario + The Rabbids: Sparks Of Hope will also be part of the publisher’s stand.
  • Adults and children have an appointment in the Bandai Namco Entertainment area to discover games for all audiences. The One Piece Odyssey and Park Beyond games, which are scheduled for release in 2023, will be playable in preview. Families can find Paw Patrol pups at Paw Patrol, La Pat’Patrouille Grand Prix, and compete in Lego Brawls. The esports tournaments will mark the 5 days of the program in games: Tekken 7, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure or Dragon Ball FighterZ.
  • At the Plaion booth, players will be able to try out Sonic Frontiers and Like a Dragon: Ishin! from Sega playable for the first time in France. Masocore par excellence, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty by Koei Tecmo will invite the visitor to excel. For music lovers, Let’s Sing 2023 French and International Hits distributed by Plaion will allow you to win concert tickets!
  • For fans of simulation and excitement, Xbox will offer to try Forza Horizon 5 and Microsoft Flight Simulator with a little surprise in the latter to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the license. For the most strategic, Age of Empires, whose first work celebrates its 25th anniversary, can also be played on PGW. Penment, the Obsidian Entertainment nugget scheduled for November 15, will also be there. Finally, a space entirely dedicated to Xbox Game Pass will allow you to find the latest releases and additions to the catalogue, with as a bonus some upcoming titles and many games made in France, allowing you to celebrate knowledge during Paris Games Week. do and the excellence of the French video game industry.
  • Ready for a knockout? Street Fighter 6, the next game in Capcom’s cult saga, available in 2023, promises intense fighting sessions. The latest version in development will be playable on PGW – it will feature a selection of 8 fighters so everyone can find their champion!

The Espace Jeux Made in France also returns and will bring together more than 25 publishers and studios to present the best of French creation, including Amplitude Studios, Focus Entertainment, Microids, Nadeo and Shiro Games.

More than 30 games will be available to discover, including: A Plague Tale: Requiem from Focus Entertainment, Endless Dungeon from Amplitude Studios, and How To Say Goodbye from studio Arte France.

From consoles, PC, mobile games, AAA releases to indie games, Paris Games Week showcases a bubbling ecosystem and gives discovery pride of place for this edition of the gathering.

sport on stage

For the first time, visitors will be able to discover the PGW Stage with Fnac. Esports competitions, animations, demonstrations and talent will mark the 5 days of programming of the stage that offers 800 seats. The Fnac, which already organizes more than 70 Esports events a year in its stores, will be present every day with many surprises during 15 hours of live streaming throughout the duration of the show.

Among the key events:

  • Skyrroz (2.6 million subscribers on YouTube), Kaatsup (1.6 million subscribers on TikTok), Linca and Little Big Whale will give away a 2v2 in Call of Duty on Friday, November 4 at 3:10 p.m.
  • Domingo (1.5 million subscribers on Twitch) will challenge his team in League of Legends on Saturday, November 5 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Fuze III (2.6 million YouTube subscribers) will face off against his subscribers in Minecraft on Sunday, November 6 at 5 p.m.

In its first edition, the League of Legends Coupe de France will stop at Paris Games Week! On Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, the PGW stage with Fnac will host the 2 semi-finals of the League of Legends French Cup, hosting the best teams in the discipline.

Esports will also be practiced in virtual reality with the Esports Virtual Arena (EVA), a new discipline that mixes video games and sports, where teams move freely in an arena of more than 500 m².

Live and share the game IRL

A meeting place for all communities and all generations, the PGW will offer many activities that reflect the plurality of the ecosystem. Adults and children will be able to meet cosplayers at the Imagin’Con association stand, which will offer numerous animations and activities and will travel with the family through 50 years of video games in the retrogaming space of the MO5 association. Also visit The PGW Boutique, which will offer a range of Paris Games Week collectibles and the Fnac boutique area to discover new products, events and demonstrations.

The PGW that takes place during the All Saints holidays is naturally a meeting place for all families. The PGW Junior space will offer activities and games to try out budding gamers as well as parents!

Key information
Open to the general public from Wednesday, November 2 to Sunday, November 6, 2022
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Preview reserved for professionals: Tuesday, November 1, from 6 to 11 p.m.
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles, Hall 1
Box office: online only
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