The Game Awards 2018
Dates & Times
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- Chick Hearn Court/11th Street will be closed from Georgia Street to Figueroa Street.
- Georgia Street will be closed from the West Access Road to Chick Hearn Court/11th Street.
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Celebrate the best video games and top E-Sports Stars of 2018, plus exclusive World Premieres and new game announcements. Talent scheduled to appear includes Jonah Hill, Christoph Waltz, The Russo Brothers (Avengers), Pepe the King Prawn, Aisha Tyler, Joel McHale, Rosa Salazar, Rivers Cuomo, Brendon Urie, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, JackSepticEye, Phil Spencer (Xbox), Jeff Kaplan (Blizzard), Shawn Layden (PlayStation) and more surprise guests and game developers to be announced.
Throughout the night, The Game Awards Orchestra, conducted by composer Lorne Balfe, will celebrate the rise of video game music with a series of performances featuring special guests, composers Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams, Lena Raine (nominee, Celeste), and Sarah Schachner. In addition, the song “Devil Trigger” from the upcoming game Devil May Cry 5 will receive a rousing live performance.
Produced by Geoff Keighley, The Game Awards is one of the most widely distributed digital events on the planet. The ceremony celebrates the best video games of the year, plus a sneak preview of the biggest releases and updates to come with world premieres from Fortnite, Obsidian Entertainment, Anthem, Far Cry and more than 10 new game announcements. The show is live-streamed across all major digital, gaming and social platforms, including YouTube (in 4K UHD resolution), Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, Mixer, Steam TV, PlayStation 4, Xbox Live, IGN, GameSpot, Polygon, MLG and Caffeine.tv - with more to be announced.
*Line-up & Performances subject to change
$200 The Game Awards VIP Package Includes:
1 (One) Orchestra Seat in the first 15 rows
Special Pre-Show Reception
1 (One) Game Awards Merchandise Item
1 (One) VIP Souvenir Credential
VIP Entrance with Hosted Guest Check-in
1 (One) Lot W Parking Pass (One pass per order)
*Will Call is the only method of delivery available for VIP Packages. Tickets may only be picked up on the day of show. VIP Packages are non-transferable; no name changes, no refunds or exchanges; all sales are final. All package elements will be rendered invalid if resold. Must provide valid email address at the time of purchase. VIP Package customers will be contacted via email prior to the event date.
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Both general and accessible seating are available through AXS, Microsoft Theater, and Crypto.com Arena; box Office located at 1111 S. Figueroa Street.
The state of California and LA County are lifting requirements for indoor mega events; starting April 1, 2022, ticketed guests are no longer required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter Microsoft Theater. Remember, if you’re not feeling well, please stay home!
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