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Game with us at the PAX Australia Aussie Broadband Arcade!

Media Release | Thursday 6 Oct 2022 | 1 min read

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It’s Melbourne International Games Week, and to celebrate Aussie Broadband has teamed up with PAX Australia and some of Australia’s favourite gaming content creators to create the Aussie Broadband Arcade.

Located near the front of the Expo Hall, the modern arcade experience will feature over 25 arcade experiences, ranging from classics like Ms. Pac-Man and Space Invaders, through to Star Wars Battle Pods, Dance Dance Revolution, Air Hockey and more.

Anyone who swings by the booth from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9, can go in the running to win a PS5 bundle including a full-size PS5 console, a DualSense controller and a copy of the critically acclaimed open-world adventure Horizon: Forbidden West.

There’ll also be prizes given away every day, as well as meet and greets from some of Australia’s top gaming content creators.

Back Pocket, the Australian video game variety show hosted by former Good Game crew Stephanie ‘Hex’ Bendixsen, Nich ‘Nichboy’ Richardson, Gus ‘Goose’ Ronald and Peter ‘Pierreth’ Burns, will be at the booth every day from 11.00am to 11.30am with their “Aussie Gamer Helpline” segment.

The booth will also be MC’d by Jessie “Geekgg” James, who will kick off each day at the booth from 10.00am. Geekgg will also be hosting a meet & greet at the arcade on Friday, October 7, at 11.00am.

Local Final Fantasy XIV content creator SarahJane will be hosting a meet and greet at the Aussie Broadband Arcade on Saturday, October 8 from around 12.30pm. Musician Jon Ong will also be playing live renditions of video game music from the Arcade on Sunday, October 9 from around 12.30pm.

Aussie Broadband will also be running a special promotion throughout PAX Australia. For more details, make sure to follow the Aussie Broadband Twitter and Facebook pages.

All information contained in this media release, including references to costs, speed, and capability of the Aussie Broadband network, was correct at time of publication, and may have since changed.

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About Aussie Broadband Limited

Aussie Broadband is an Australian operated telecommunications company that was formed in 2008 and is based in Morwell Victoria, Australia.

The company's main focus is nbn® (NBN) subscription plans and bundles to residential homes, small businesses, not-for-profits, corporate/enterprise and managed service providers.

As a licensed carrier, the company provides these services through a wholesale agreement with NBN Co, a mix of leased backhaul infrastructure from third parties and its own network equipment.

The company also offers a range of other telecommunications services including VoIP, mobile plans and handsets, entertainment bundles through its partnership with Fetch TV and connections through its own fibre, the OptiComm network and its white label platform.

With its acquisition of Over the Wire, the company is also a Tier 1 voice provider, and offers a range of tailored cloud, connect and collaborate solutions to business, government and enterprise customers.

Along with being a proud member of the Pledge 1% Movement, Small Change Big Change and more, Aussie Broadband is a certified B Corporation and the largest telco in Australia to hold accreditation.

Aussie Broadband has remained Australia's Most Trusted Brand in Telecommunications since December 2020 and was more recently named Australia's Most Trusted Telco for the second year in a row at the Roy Morgan Trusted Brand Awards for 2023.