PlayStation, Capcom, and Bandai Namco are among more than 160 exhibitors showcasing new and upcoming projects like Days Gone, Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5, and Jump Force. Other highlights include a massive tabletop gaming section, the PAX Arena, which will host a variety of esports competitions throughout the weekend, and a deluge of geek culture vendors.
Entering its fifth year, PAX South 2019 continues to be a premier event for gamers, kicking off the New Year with a bang. Taking place in the heart of downtown San Antonio, PAX South provides a place for gamers to get hands-on with highly-anticipated titles, participate in panels with prominent gaming personalities, take in concerts with music from and inspired by games, and much more. The full schedule of events, including the “Storytime” keynote withGod of War (2018) director Cory Barlog, is available on the PAX South website.
Badges for PAX South 2019 are still on sale. A limited number of three-day badges remain for only $85, while single-day passes cost $42. Families can pick up $10 Sunday kids’ badges (for ages 7-12). Exclusive PAX South 2019 merch, including a zipper bag, office set, and limited-edition Level Up Dice Stand + Dice are also available for those purchasing badges online.
The international PAX series of shows (West, East, South, Australia, and Unplugged), produced by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade, comprise some of the world’s largest gaming festivals. PAX events connect the industry’s greatest creative minds from across the worlds of video and tabletop gaming, directly to passionate audiences.
PAX or Penny Arcade Expo is a festival for gamers to celebrate gaming culture. First held in Seattle in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year, with PAX Prime 2014 selling out of tickets in a matter of minutes. Connecting the world’s leading game publishers with their most avid and influential fans, PAX expanded with a second show in Boston in 2010 and a third in San Antonio in 2015, making it the three largest gaming shows in North America. The first international PAX was held in Melbourne, Australia in 2013. In 2017, Penny Arcade established PAX Unplugged, its first tabletop focused show, held in Philadelphia.