Canal Walk's Gaming Expo powered by BT Games

Canal Walk's Gaming Expo powered by BT Games

23 Oct - 28 Oct 2018


09:00 - 21:00


Centre Court, Canal Walk Shopping Centre



Canal Walk Shopping Centre and BT Games have joined forces to offer Capetonians a tantalising inside-look into the latest gaming ideas and releases that are racking up appeal around the world.  The annual Gaming Expo will take centre stage in the Centre Court from Tuesday, 23 October to Sunday, 28 October. Gamers, eSports fans, and Cosplay enthusiasts of all ages, will have 12 hours per day to immerse themselves in the latest that the industry has to offer.

Red Dead Redemption 2 will be launching worldwide and will be available to buy and play from 7am on Friday, 26 October. The new Call of Duty will also be available for gamers to try out, as well as the new Xbox One X console which recently dropped in-store. Other games to expect include Formula 1 2018, Starlink, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, FIFA 19, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, Spiderman, PES 19, LEGO DC Super Villains, VR Worlds, Forza Horizon 4, Red Dead Redemption 2, Farpoint, Astro Bots, Sunion 9DVR,  Just Dance 2019, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and traditional arcade games (subject to change).

Gamers can expect exhibitions and activations from BT Games, Xbox, PlayStation, LEGO Dimensions, HTC Vive, Sunion, MWEB Fibre, Wonderland, Vodacom and Fortnite. BT Games will have exclusive Expo deals on offer, only available at the BT Games stand at the Gaming Expo, and are not available in-store. These offers will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis, with limited stock available.


Football Tournament | 24 - 28 October

The Football Tournament is bigger and better this year, with 512 registration spots available. The tournament will be played on PlayStation 4 consoles, using the EA Sports' FIFA 19 game. Qualifiers will take place from Wednesday, 24 October to Saturday, 27 October. Finals will kick off at 11am on Sunday, 28 October.


1st Place: R15 000 cash and 3x PS4 games

2nd Place: 1TB PS4 Pro console and 3x PS4 games

3rd Place : 1TB PS4 console and 2x PS4 games

Contestants are only permitted to register for 1 qualifier heat.  Attempting to register more than once will result in disqualification from the competition.

Registrations are closed.

Tournament Rules

Formula 1 Racing Competition | 26 - 28 October

New to the Gaming Expo, is a major league Formula 1 racing competition. Qualifying rounds will take place on Friday and Saturday, and the best of each will come back on the Sunday to compete in the final. 


1st Place: Exclusive Red Bull F1 racing jacket and cap, valued at R6 000

2nd Place: Turtle Beach Recon 200 headset and F1 2018 game

3rd Place : Razer Electra V2 headset and F1 2018 game

Registrations are closed.

Tournament Rules

Fortnite LAN Competition | 26 - 28 October

For the first time, the Gaming Expo will host a competitive Fortnite LAN on Xbox consoles, from 9am - 6pm each day from Friday, 26 October to Sunday, 28 October. Registrations will take in the Centre Court on a first-come-first-serve basis. Winners will be determined based on highest scores on the each day. From Tuesday, 23 October to Thursday, 25 October, Fortnite will be available for enthusiasts to play and practice their skill.

Friday Prizes

1st Place – PDP prismatic controller 

2nd Place – PDP recontroller 

3rd Place – Gioteck xh100 headset 

Saturday Prizes

1st Place – PDP prismatic controller 

2nd Place – PDP recontroller 

3rd Place – Gioteck xh100 headset 

Sunday Prizes

1st Place – Razer Thresher Tournamnet edition 

2nd Place – TB Recon

3rd Place – Razer Electra headset  

Just Dance Competition | 27 October

The Just Dance competition will be exclusive to Canal Walk Kids World members, to keep them fit and entertained on Saturday, 27 October, from 12pm - 1pm. If your child is not a Kids World member, be sure to sign them up here. The winning little stars dance away with a prize hamper.

1st Place: Just Dance hamper and R500 Canal walk Gift Card

2nd Place: Just Dance hamper and R250 Canal walk Gift Card

3rd Place : Just Dance hamper and R150 Canal walk Gift Card

Registrations are closed.

Cosplay Masquerade | 27 October

The cosplay masquerade is back again for its fourth year, and to encourage new and shy cosplayers, we will have spot prizes instead of a formal contest. Come down to the Centre Court on Saturday, 27 October, to show off your wonderful outfits in style, without worrying about skits or on stage presentation, you'll just have a few moments to pose for a photo. Registrations start at 12pm, with the parade kicking off at 2pm.

Outfits can be store bought or handmade, but note no original characters will be allowed. Prizes will not be awarded to costumes that have won in previous contests, although you are welcome to take to the stage anyway. Prizes up for grabs include 5x R500 Canal Walk Gift Cards and 3x R500 BT Games vouchers.

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karel dampies 08.08.2018

something to see

Kearyn 09.10.2018

Please held a tournament this year on the game expo days

Muhammed MoGee 10.09.2018

I was placed 6th and 10th in the two previous Kwese Esports tournament.

Tumishang 10.10.2018

Will there be a fifa tournament?

carlo 10.16.2018

can't wait for the fifa 19 tournament

Quinten Martin 10.17.2018

Hi hope there's more than enough free stuff

Vegas 10.18.2018

Hope u guys r ready 4 ME

likejinx 10.18.2018

please please please have pro evolution soccer 2019(pes 2019) there as well

Cannon Siphe 10.18.2018

I jst feel happy to participate...

Ezrah 10.23.2018

I want to register for the fortnite tournament