Published on June 8th, 2016 | by Admin


Gamers and Pop Culture fans start preparing for a wild ride – Australia’s world-class event EB Expo is returning for yet another thrilling year!

EB Expo 2016 is coming back to Sydney Showgrounds from Friday, 30th September to Sunday, 2nd October. Tickets go on sale 2nd June at

Now in its fifth year, EB Games has transformed EB Expo with a core focus around Gaming, Cosplay, Pop Culture, Shopping and E-Sports. This year attendees will experience the classics along-side exciting new shows and arenas including the all new epic E-Sports Alley with fantastic games for everyone including kids, parents and pro e-athletes. Featuring more than 2,000 prizes to be won worth over $10,000.

“We’ve reinvigorated EB Expo and believe everyone is going to love the changes. The heart of our expo is still gaming but fans asked for more and we listened. This year there’s something for the gamers, pop culture fans, mums, dads, kids and everyone in-between. We are excited with the content so far and look forward to unveiling more soon.” said Brand, Marketing and Events Director Debra McGrath.

This year’s event is sure to be bigger and better than ever before with world-class and emerging publishers confirming their attendance. All will unveil the latest and unreleased next-gen content to the Australian public. Attendees can get hands on and experience never-before-seen titles from major gaming brands Activision, Nintendo, PlayStation, Ubisoft and Xbox with VR playable options.

There’s loads of other fun stuff to do with the family including the Lego exhibition, horror maze, themed store, movie vehicles, pop culture markets and more!

It’ll be a shopper’s paradise with the world’s biggest EB Games store. Jam-packed with the best gaming products on the market you’ll also find awesome loot, POP! Vinyls and collectibles.

On Wednesday, 1st June, Level 4 members and previous Ultimate Gamers get an exclusive heads up with a 24-hour online only pre-sale at The sale starting at 9am AEST, features two extremely limited passes which are sure to sell out fast.

EB Expo have unveiled an exciting new ticket, the Ultimate Cosplayer which includes access to all 3 days of EB Expo, exclusive welcome dinner, Secret Escape Room for those costume touch ups, souvenir and more for $449. In addition, Ultimate Cosplayer ticket holders will have their shot at over $5,000 in prizes, more competitions than ever before, internationally acclaimed judges and an all-new Cosplay showcase. Back again is the Ultimate Gamer Pass at $749 which includes access to all 3 days of EB Expo, exclusive welcome dinner, Chill Out Pad (new location!), ultra-express access including early access Friday morning with the media and much more.

From Thursday, 2nd June, all showgoers will be able to access tickets instore at EB Games and Zing Pop Culture or online at and moshtix. Tickets are as follows: General Admission tickets $39.95 per session, Multiplayer Pass $129 per session (save $30!), Gamer Pass $69 – $149 and Express Gamer $99 – $199.

Stay tuned for more games and exclusive experiences to be announced soon!

A detailed schedule of sessions and events can be found at the EB Expo website

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