Level Up KL 2020:
The Biggest Game Festival in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Ultimate Gaming Convention

About Level Up KL 2020: Play Day

The biggest game festival in Malaysia is back and going online! LEVEL UP KL 2020: Play Day is Malaysia’s premier annual game showcase with the focus on highlighting the best of what the Malaysian and the wider Southeast Asia region’s game industry has to offer to the world.

This year’s edition will be held online on the 16-29 November 2020 on the official Play app with the main online stream show being held on the 28-29 November 2020. The main stream event will host guest interviews, performances, product launching / reviews, cosplay competitions and various gameplay showcases by local influencers and streamers.

Event Highlights

16 – 29 November 2020

Expo App

Come and explore the online virtual Expo App an experience of game content, product and services in in your fingertip for FREE. Check out latest exclusive game developed in Southeast Asia, featured speaker from Japan/USA , performance from top influencer, e-commerce great deals sales, live esports tournament, job recruitment and many more. Don’t forget to play the quest and win some lucky prizes such as game code, peripherals, game console and many more.

You can download the app for mobile, play it on the browser from your desktop or laptop.

Play Now
26 October – 29 November 2020

SEA Games Showcase

Check out the latest game developed by the top Southeast Asia Game studio. Many type of game genre action, role-playing, horror, adventure and many more. Take part vote for the best game you like. Don’t forget to watch the SEA Game Awards Ceremony on 27 Nov 2020 and support the game you vote.

Event Page
27 November 2020 | 8:00pm – 9:15pm (GMT+8)

SEA Game Awards 2020

SEA Game Awards 2020 is the prestige game award ceremony, recognizing the achievement of the game studio in Southeast Asia developing the best, fun and exciting product to the game industry. 10 Awards will be given out for Best Game Design, Game Technology, Audio, Visual Art, Innovation, Storytelling, Student Game, Rising Star, Audience Choice and the ultimate Grand Jury Award. Join the award recognition show on 27 Nov 2020, 8pm at Astro EggNetwork Channel and TikTok live stream the link below;

View on Astro EggNetwork Channel 800 or TikTok Live

Astro EggNetwork Channel 800 TikTok Live
21 – 22 November 2020 & 28 -29 November 2020

E-Sports Tournaments

Come and participate or watch your favorite pro-players compete in the game tournament at LEVEL UP KL 2020 E-sports Zone. List of games such as PUBG-Mobile, Mobile Legend Bang Bang, DOTA2, FIFA, Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Kong of Fighter 14, Dragonball Fighters Z, Call of Duty Mobile and many. If you are joining the game tournament, do sign before the seat ran out. Check out the link below;

View on Astro EggNetwork Channel 800 or TikTok Live

To Watch To Participate
28 – 29 November 2020

Main Stream Show

LEVEL UP KL 2020 invite you to join the main stream content from featured speaker Yoko Taro, director of Nier Automata, Larian Studio creator of Baldur’s Gate 3 and many more to live entertainment performance by top influencer in the industry. Check out the first online virtual Cosplay competition or be part of the Cosplayer to showcase your talent. Many more exciting and fun content line up for you, mark you calender and we see you in the virtual stage.

View on Astro EggNetwork Channel 800 or TikTok Live

To Watch

Virtual Platform (Swapcard)

Valid for Business Pass & Delegate Pass Only

To access the virtual platform, please use the email you used to register for LEVEL UP KL 2020: Biz Day

Recommended Access via Google Chrome/Firefox.

If your email address is not recognized, send an email to [email protected]

Access Virtual Platform

Valid for Free Pass Only

To access the free live view system, please use the access code that you received on the Free Pass for LEVEL UP KL 2020: Biz Day

Recommended Access via Google Chrome/Firefox

If you did not get the access code please send an email to [email protected] using the email that you registered for the Free Pass

Access Virtual Platform

If you do not have a pass yet, please register by clicking on the links below

Contact Us For Partnership & Exhibition

MALAYSIA
019 3535208

INTERNATIONAL
+6 03 8315 3000

LEVEL UP is an initiative that MDEC created to spur the growth of the Malaysian games developer community. It brings together some of the best minds in the industry to collaborate, learn, and grow from each other in the week-long annual event.

WHAT WE DO

  • Provide information on the latest happenings in the Malaysian & Southeast Asian games industry.
  • A platform for anyone wishing to get into or collaborate with the Southeast Asia games industry.
  • A communication platform for all players in the games industry to connect to the industry.
  • Skill up talents in the industry by running various programmes and activities such as LEVEL UP Apprentice, LEVEL UP @Schools, Masterclass Workshops & Game Dev Hangouts amongst others.
  • Support a robust games industry eco-system for Malaysia & the Southeast Asia region through partnerships & collaboration with partners across the eco-system.
  • OUR GOAL

    A healthy & thriving games industry eco-system in the Southeast Asia region.

    Connecting the game community together encompassing every part of the industry from design, development, publishing, marketing, distribution or retail all the way through to media, freelancers and students.

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    Invest in Malaysia


    As the world’s fastest growing games region and the 8th largest games market in the world, Southeast Asia is today a key battleground for global players in the games space. And Malaysia provides the best value for expanding your games business throughout SEA!


    Malaysia is an ideal landing zone into the SEA market thanks to its strong gaming culture, publishers with regional reach, strong online connectivity and SEA payment infrastructure and English being widely spoken all over the country!

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    LEVEL UP KL


    In 4 short years, LEVEL UP KL has become Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers! With the objective of bringing together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia, LEVEL UP KL also provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge.

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    LEVEL UP PLAYONE


    In 4 short years, LEVEL UP KL has become Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers! With the objective of bringing together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia, LEVEL UP KL also provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge.

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    LEVEL UP SPACEBAR


    In 4 short years, LEVEL UP KL has become Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers! With the objective of bringing together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia, LEVEL UP KL also provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge.

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    LEVEL UP SPACEBAR BEYOND


    LEVEL UP SPACEBAR : Beyond Entertainment is a special online edition of LEVEL UP KL, it is a two full days event with business meetings and conference. The online platform is designed to connect international games industry with the top SEA game companies in the area of Beyond Entertainment.

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    LEVEL UP Inc


    Fully equipped with a high-end game lab and boasts an impressive regional and corporate partnership including Google, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Unity Technologies, Discovery Nusantara Capital, Nitro.Live, Tokyo Contents Incubation Center and Media Prima Labs.

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    Esports & Healthy Gaming


    With Esports being a multi-billion dollar industry & Malaysians being quite successful in this front and a growing games industry, LEVEL UP MY is creating awareness on Healthy Gaming – that playing games is not a bad thing, and can instead help students with critical thinking and competitiveness!


    The plan is to highlight role models from the gaming community, creating a framework for a safe area for gamers such as Kitamen’s gaming outlets and Esports centres and lastly, to build the right media perception and awareness on gaming.


    With collaborations announced with Kitamen, LEVEL UP MY plans to further collaborate with partners & ecosytem players to see how everyone can work together in creating the right environment towards healthy gaming.

    To collaborate, contact us today

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    Business Development Support


    We are constantly looking for diverse and global partnerships with industry players in building a solid games industry eco-system for Malaysia and the Southeast Asia region.


    We currently have partnerships in place with players across the eco-system from Incubation, development to commercialisation partners such as Sony Interactive, S&E, TSI, TCIC, TSA, Media Prima and most of the game associations in Southeast Asia.

    To collaborate, contact us today

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    Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC)


    Meet our companies!


    As part of what we offer, we connect you to our companies & help broaden your business base today.


    Our companies include 30 global game start-ups having accelerated from Malaysia, thereby successfully positioning Malaysia as a Game Hub.

    Get connected today.