Ampverse and The O4 Company join forces to launch innovative new festival concept in Asia

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Singapore, May 23, 2024: Leading gaming and entertainment company, Ampverse, join forces with The O4 Company, the masterminds behind highly acclaimed events Sneaker Con SEA and GastroBeats, to introduce a groundbreaking concept, ‘ARKADE’ festival, to revolutionise lifestyle festivals. Ampverse is a prominent gaming and entertainment ecosystem headquartered in Singapore and operating across Southeast Asia and India. Founded by former executives from Universal Music Group, Twitch, and Havas, Ampverse owns Gaming & Entertainment Assets including Thailand’s leading esports team, Bacon Time and India’s leading gaming talent hunt, College Rivals. Debuting in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, ARKADE festival promises an exhilarating and electrifying immersive experience.

ARKADE Festival shakes up the typical festival playbook by mixing killer live music experiences with gamified fun. The format is a radical mash-up of music, gaming, fashion, and art. This one-of-a-kind festival’s mission is to redefine what a festival can be, evolving the concept into a thrilling playground where music, games, fashion, and art converge, all enhanced by exhilarating interactive play components powered by over 100+ music talents, renown gaming influencers, leading streetwear and gourmet food vendors. 

Charlie Baillie, CEO of Ampverse states, “I’m incredibly excited to bring ARKADE festival to life for what is set to be a truly unique event. ARKADE festival has been designed in a way to curate and connect music, gaming, fashion and art cultures in innovative ways and together with our partners at The O4 Company, we plan to give fans an unforgettable and first of its kind experience ”

“ARKADE festival is set to be a game-changer in the world of lifestyle festivals, blending the vibrancy of music, gaming, art, and streetwear into an unparalleled immersive experience. We’re thrilled to collaborate with Ampverse to bring this revolutionary concept to life, creating a dynamic playground where culture and community thrive,” says Michele Lee, CEO of The O4 Company.

ARKADE festival will take place later this year in Bangkok,  Thailand as its first destination.  Please find more information about the upcoming festival here and stay tuned for further announcements unveiling even more entertainment surprises that promise to elevate the ARKADE festival experience to new heights. 

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About Ampverse:

Ampverse is a prominent gaming and entertainment ecosystem with 600+ million fans, 300+ client partnerships, and offices across Southeast Asia & India. Founded in 2019 in Singapore and established by former executives from Universal Music Group, Twitch, and Havas. Driving growth for top gaming publishers and brands like Garena, Tencent, EA Sports, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Huawei, Burger King, and Red Bull, Ampverse is a global transformative force committed to future growth by building and acquiring gaming, entertainment, and tech-focused companies. 

About The O4 Company:
The O4 Company identifies, creates, develops and commercialises opportunities in the world of media. Harnessing both the online and offline worlds, we aim to create Content that Matters – one that is not only event-based or media-based but one that combines these worlds that can thrive in an extended ecosystem that can be scaled globally.