DreamHack conquers Leipzig again and announce next event in 2018

This weekend DreamHack hosted the second edition of DreamHack Leipzig with great success and over 15,000 gamers attending the event across three days.

The World’s largest digital festival continues the global expansion and this weekend DreamHack completed the second edition of DreamHack Leipzig - Germany’s largest LAN party and digital festival. In the Winter Season, this is one of the true highlights of the year in the German esports and gaming calendar.

Record-breaking attendance

DreamHack launched DreamHack Leipzig in 2016 with great success and with 13,000 visitors including 1,000 BYOC seats. This year, DreamHack hosted the second edition of the event, with 15,100 visitors including 1,500 BYOC seats sold.

“We’re very thrilled with the outcome of this one and we have now really established something stable and strong in the largest esports market in Europe.” said Tomas Lyckedal, Chief Brand Officer. “DreamHack is here to stay, and with another edition of DreamHack Leipzig in our backs we’re now really looking forward to next year”.

"The second DreamHack Leipzig was a huge success which even managed to surpass the excellent premiere of the previous year. Thanks to the close collaboration between everyone involved, within the space of just one year the festival has developed into a highlight event for gamers", explains Markus Geisenberger, Managing Director of the Leipzig Trade Fair, adding: "Leipzig is ready for the third DreamHack level next year."

DreamHack Leipzig 2018 announced

Next edition of DreamHack Leipzig is already announced and will be hosted January 12-14th 2018 in Leipzig Messe.

See you next year!

About DreamHack

DreamHack is the world's largest computer festival. DreamHack's core, and origin is the LAN party, with the two major festivals in Sweden, DreamHack Summer in June and DreamHack Winter in November. DreamHack also arranges festivals, events and competitions in several locations in Europe and North America.

The events are a platform for esport, knowledge and creative competitions, music acts, lectures by game developers, Internet & game culture, cosplay, the fair DreamExpo and much much more. DreamHack is also a production company with a focus on gaming, esports, music and arena productions for both traditional TV and the Internet.

During 2016 DreamHack had 233,000 visitors to its events and more than 135 million viewers who followed the live broadcast online. More information is available on www.dreamhack.com
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