Wizard World today announced some huge additions to its gaming and esports offerings at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, happening this Thursday through Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The gaming area is said to be expanding to bring in world-class streamers, gaming content creators, and professional esports athletes.
The lineup of celebrigamers (yes I made that up) include FaZe Clan’s Fortnite pro players Cloakzy and Cizzorz, Overwatch League stars iddqd and Babybay, and many more. We’ve included the list down below. You can also have opportunities for photos and autographs, as well as access to Q&A panels, clinics, and workshops.
Wizard World is also going to feature “unrestricted play with current gen console and PC games” along with VR experiences.
A look at Wizard World Chicago 2016 streaming stage
Jerry Milani, Wizard World PR guru, gives the rundown on the gaming area –
The gaming area is also open all four days with a variety of console games for all ages, with LAN Parties and free open play available to all attendees. Additionally, the Wizard World Gaming Gold VIP Package includes gaming-themed gift bag, early entry to the show floor, access to the VIP lounge, priority lines for autographs and photo ops and more.
The full list of gamers attending includes:
- Mattstergamer, Madden ‘19 (Saturday and Sunday)
- Stella Chu, MC/Cosplay (Saturday and Sunday)
- Fiona Nova, MC/Cosplay (Saturday and Sunday)
- Kayuun, Fortnite (Saturday)
- BrandonTV, Fortnite (Saturday)
- Kenith, Fortnite (Saturday)
- iddqd, Overwatch (Sunday)
- Babybay, Overwatch (Sunday)
- Cloakzy, Fortnite (Sunday)
- Cizzorz, Fortnite (Sunday)
For tickets and more info, head over to wizardworld.com/comiccon. See you there this weekend!