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Virgin Media to bring live panels, streams and giveaways to EGX Digital

 

11 September 2020

 

 

 

  • Virgin Media presenting daily highlights throughout EGX Digital from the team at Outside Xbox, Eurogamer and Dicebreaker
  • Elz the Witch will host Virgin Media’s Big Boss Battle, where she will be joined by celebrity guests as they take on iconic gaming bosses
  • Competition giveaways including EGX merchandise and free M500 ultrafast broadband for a year
  • Virgin Media to host an exclusive Let’s Play stream with Arekkz Gaming
  • Exclusive EGX offer on a variety of Virgin Media bundles with up to £150 bill credit

Virgin Media will bring gamers plenty of exciting and exclusive content with everything from daily highlights to panels when EGX Digital starts on Saturday 12 September.

The UK’s largest gaming event, which Virgin Media has proudly sponsored for eight years, will be digital-only for the first time. Fear not, as gamers can still enjoy everything that is great about EGX with playable games, insight from the world’s leading developers, cosplay, Esports and much more.

Virgin Media has provided EGX attendees unforgettable moments with hands-on gameplay and unprecedented access to the event over the years, and this year will be no different.

The Daily Wrap with Virgin Media

Every evening at 5:30pm throughout the nine day festival, Virgin Media will provide gamers a highlights package of the day via their virtual stand. The videos will be hosted by the teams at Outside Xbox, Eurogamer and Dicebreaker and will showcase the best content dropped at the event that day.

Always on Content and Big Boss Battle

Virgin Media’s virtual stand will provide a host of articles and video content to keep gamers entertained. This will include an array of game tips, insight and top editorial content from Gamer Network.

EGX isn’t complete without retro games! Elz the Witch will present a three-part content series where famous faces will take on iconic bosses in some of the most popular retro games. She will guide the likes of boxing superstar Nicola Adams OBE, BAFTA winning actor and writer Allan Mustafa, and DJ and radio presenter Devin Griffin as they take on bosses from Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Mario World and Cuphead. The first episode starts on Tuesday 15 September at 12pm.

Let’s Play stream with Arekkz Gaming

Join Arekkz Gaming for a Let’s Play stream of one of 2020’s biggest games with a special guest, to be revealed next week. This live stream will take place on Friday 18 September at 7pm on Virgin Media’s virtual stand and on Twitch.tv/ArekkzGaming

Virgin Media competitions and giveaways

It wouldn’t be EGX without some Virgin Media giveaways. There’ll be a host of EGX merchandise and gaming gear giveaways as well as the opportunity to win boss-level M500 broadband for a year so it’s best to keep an eye out on Virgin Media’s virtual stand and social media channels.

To celebrate EGX Digital, Virgin Media is running a limited time offer on a variety of its broadband and TV bundle services with up to £150 bill credit – visit https://www.virginmediapartners.com/egx for more information.

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Virgin Media’s virtual stand can be accessed on EGX Digital > https://www.paxegx.com/

The Daily Wrap with Virgin Media will be hosted daily at 5:30pm on Virgin Media’s virtual stand and the respective YouTube channels of Outside Xbox, EGX and Dicebreaker.

Always on Content and Big Boss Battle

Virgin Media’s virtual stand will provide a host of articles and video content to keep gamers entertained.

For Virgin Media’s Big Boss Battle, hosted by Elz the Witch, visit > https://www.paxegx.com/

EPISODE 1

Nicola Adams plays Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Mega Drive
Date: Tuesday 15th September @ 12:00

EPISODE 2

Allan Mustafa plays Super Mario World on SNES Nintendo
Date: Thursday 17th September @ 15:00

EPISODE 3

Dev Griffin plays Cuphead on Xbox One

Date: Saturday 19th September @ 15:05

Let’s Play with Arekkz Gaming

Friday 18 September at 7pm > https://www.paxegx.com/

Virgin Media EGX offers

Visit > www.virginmediapartners.com/egx

  • £50 bill credit on Solus M50 £38
  • £100 bill credit on Dual M100 £27
  • £100 bill credit on Big M100 £29.99
  • £150 bill credit on Bigger M100 £57
  • £150 bill credit on Bigger Sports M200 + HD £65
  • £150 bill credit on Bigger Movies M100 £62
  • £150 bill credit on Bigger Sports + Movies M200 + HD £79
  • £150 bill credit on Ultimate Oomph £79

New customers only. Customers must be attendees of the EGX Virtual Expo and sign up for Virgin Media services during the event. £50 bill credit on Broadband only. £100 bill credit on Broadband and Phone. £150 bill credit on Bigger and above. May not be used in conjunction with any other offer unless stated by Virgin Media. One reward per household. We reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time. You must provide an email address when you sign-up. If your email address is not provided or is not valid you will not receive the reward. You will not be entitled to your reward if you cancel your services or downgrade prior to installation or within 14 days. No cash or other alternative. The Virgin Media bill credit will be applied to your first bill. Any remaining balance will be applied to subsequent bills until the credit is used. Offer is valid from 12/09/2020 until 20/09/2020.