The Game Awards 2019 is coming soon, but the show has a special deal in place this year to reach an even wider audience.
It has been announced that The Game Awards will be partnering with both Cinemark and Sony Pictures for a super ticket program that will pair a live simulcast of The Game Awards and world premiere screenings of Sony Pictures new movie, Jumanji: The Next Level.
This first of its kind super ticket program will only be available at 53 Cinemark Theaters nationwide in the United States, when The Game Awards go live on December 12th from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
"The Game Awards is all about bringing the game community together," stated Geoff Keighley, the creator of The Game Awards. "This year, for the first time, we're giving fans the option of gathering live in a Cinemark auditorium to watch all the awards, musical performances and world premieres of the most anticipated games of the future on the big screen, with the added perk of being one of the first fans to see Jumanji: The Next Level."
The Game Awards, which reached over 30 million viewers in 2018, has been hailed by The New York Times as "the Oscars for the gaming world." It is now one of the largest live streamed events of the year, bring together industry creators, developers, producers, online influencers, eSports players and more to celebrate the best in the gaming industry. Well known for its live performances and world premiere trailers for upcoming games, The Game Awards airs live for free across 45 different digital platforms and globally across more than 30 networks in countries such as China and India.
Jumanji: The Next Level will play before the simulcast of The Game Awards, with tickets currently on sale for $20. Those interested in purchasing a ticket and check out Cinemark for more information, including participating Cinemark's across the country.
Public voting for The Game Awards will begin next week, on November 19th.
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