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DreamHack Leipzig reaches the next level – Following a brilliant première last winter, DreamHack Leipzig is entering the second round from 13 to 15 January 2017. With exciting e-sports tournaments, the latest hardware and software from the DreamExpo, first-class products in the DreamStore and Germany's largest LAN party, the Leipzig trade fair site will once again become a key festival venue for gaming enthusiasts from all of Europe. Due to the outstanding reception from exhibitors and visitors, the scope of the event is being expanded in the coming year.
DreamHack: the gaming scene celebrates winter games in Leipzig – A great festival atmosphere, exciting e-sports tournaments and a sold-out LAN party: The première of DreamHack Leipzig has been a complete success. More than 12,000 visitors streamed into the Leipzig trade fair’s Hall 5 in order to experience the official German platform of the Swedish DreamHack, the world’s largest e-sports festival, from 22 to 24 January. Every last seat in the grandstands was filled during the tournaments between the professional players. Concentrated silence and frenetic cheering marked the fascinating ebb and flow of tension and euphoria. At the same time, more than 1,000 gamers made Germany’s largest LAN into a place that never slept during the past three days. The DreamExpo exhibition area with integrated DreamStore presented the latest hardware, gaming equipment, games and merchandise, and was a lively playground for gamers, streamers, YouTubers and cosplayers late into the evening hours.