Firaxicon returns! The 2nd annual fan celebration will take place in Baltimore, MD on October 3, 2015. For more details, please consult the press release below. We hope to see you there!
TAKE ‘ONE MORE TURN’ AT FIRAXICON 2015
Join 2K and Firaxis Games in the official fan celebration, taking place in Baltimore, MD on October 3rd
Tickets available now!
Baltimore, MD – July 29, 2015 – 2K and Firaxis Games today announced the second annual Firaxicon will be taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center on Saturday, October 3rd, with tickets on sale now. Hosted by the developers of the award-winning Civilization and XCOM series, Firaxicon celebrates the passion and support of the studio’s biggest advocates.
“Firaxicon provides us with a rare opportunity to sit down and talk with the people who enjoy our games most,” said Sid Meier, Creative Director at Firaxis Games. “This has quickly become one of the studio’s most popular events of the year. Our team members very much look forward to giving the fans an in-depth look at our latest projects this fall.”
Fans attending this year’s event can look forward to a number of exciting activities, including:
- Meet and greet members of the Firaxis team;
- Enjoy in-depth panels hosted by the lead developers of XCOM and Civilization: Beyond Earth, as well as legendary game designer Sid Meier;
- Experience Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide and XCOM 2 prior to launch;
- Play board games against (and with) Firaxis Games’ designers;
- Participate in fun community giveaways, challenges and competitions offering various XCOM and Civ themed prizes;
- Get exclusive and commemorative merchandise.
Tickets to attend Firaxicon are priced at $40 (plus applicable taxes and fees), and are available today for purchase via Eventbrite at https://eventbrite.com/event/17520131184/.
For those who are unable to attend, but would still like to join in on the Firaxicon experience, GameSpot has partnered with 2K to be the official livestream partner for the event. Throughout the day, fans can look forward to viewing all-inclusive, online coverage of the Sid Meier, XCOM and Civilization panels via GameSpot.com.
For more information and additional details and programming information as the event draws near, please visit the official Firaxis Games website, follow the 2K blog, become a fan on Facebook, and like us on Twitter.