From Thursday, April 21st through Sunday, April 24, 2022, PAX East 2022 celebrates a game industry reunion in Boston with Larian Studios, Gearbox Software, Koch Media, Focus Home Interactive, and hundreds of other exhibitors.
At the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, a massive show floor awaits with AAA publishers and developers, indie masterpieces-in-the-making, marquee esports showdowns, and much more. Fill the weekend with demos of gaming’s future, catch an all-star panel, or watch aspiring professionals compete in Splitgate and other popular titles for major prize money.
Attendees and exhibitors at PAX East must show proof of vaccination and wear face coverings at all times. See the official website for detailed health and safety guidelines. Four-day and single-day badges are available now.
This spring, PAX East organizers invite the global gaming community to join a massive show floor replete with AAA creators for sneak peeks at the future of gaming. Witness the next step on the road to the launch of Baldur’s Gate III with Larian Studios. Gearbox Software returns after their blockbuster unveiling of Borderlands 3 at PAX East 2019 to celebrate the launch of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands while looking toward the future. See new creations from Devolver Digital’s catalog of award-winning, critically acclaimed titles.
Elsewhere on the floor, Focus Home Interactive (A Plague Tale: Requiem, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, Evil West) brings its latest, Koch Media showcases its upcoming lineup, XSEED spotlights a fresh slate of localized Japanese favorites, tinyBuild beckons attendees with charming indie masterpieces, Intel and AMD display the bleeding edge of PC gaming hardware, and so much more.
PAX East also plays host to competitive gamers at the top of their discipline. PAX Arena welcomes aspiring pros to throw portals and gunfire in Splitgate, the hottest arena shooter of the day, in the Almost Pro $10k Splitgate Open. Watch content creators embrace the chaos of Fall Guys in Stream Stars and tomorrow’s brightest esports stars play for $10k in collegiate scholarship prizing.
On other stages, join panels with fan-favorite industry personalities, content creators, and journalists. Catch up with the hosts of IGN’s Nintendo Voice Chat, renowned hosts of G4TV, mental health advocate, and TikTok star Catieosaurus, key members of the newly formed Boston Breach Call of Duty franchise, famous “Skyrim Grandma” Shirley Curry, and many more.
After canceling 2021’s show for the health and safety of the community, and successfully hosting safe events in September and December, PAX East organizers will require mandatory proof of vaccination and face coverings for all attendees, exhibitors, and guests in the BCEC. Additional health and safety information is available on the PAX East website.
“We had an opportunity to shake the dust off the show at PAX West and PAX Unplugged,” said Jerry Holkins, co-founder of Penny Arcade and PAX. “And now, it is just as was foretold: PAX East is reborn in glory.”