FORMAT | The Ultimate Gaming Social - 2023 Launch Party

FORMAT | The Ultimate Gaming Social - 2023 Launch Party

Event Time Thu 25th May at 6:00pm-Fri 26th May at 2:00am
Event Location Impossible - Manchester, Manchester
Event Price £6.50 - £8.00 + Booking fee (see below)
Last Entry Time
Last entry time: 8:30 PM
Age Restrictions
Age restrictions: 12 (Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult)
General Admittance More £6.50 +
£1.00 fee
General Admittance / Glow in the Dark Wristband More £7.00 +
£1.00 fee
General Admittance - Charity Ticket More £8.00 +
£0.50 fee

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Ubisoft UK
Flix Interactive
UltraHorse Entertainment
Huey Games
Something Something Games
Leda Entertainment
Fireblade Software
Lowtek Games
Anomaly Games
Dog Box Games
Oisoi Studio
Gaslight Games
Arcade Club UK
Project Level Studios
Freesphere Entertainment
Merge Games

FORMAT | The Ultimate Gaming Social - 2023 Launch Party

The UK's biggest games industry community nightlife event returns to once again take over our home of Manchester with three whole floors of GAMING and video games for an unforgettable night.

  • 23+ game studio headliners
  • Three floors of video games and game studios
  • Meet your favourite content creators and game developers
  • Amazing food and drink all night long
  • Prize giveaways
  • A brand new floor featuring a brand-new line-up of game studios and chill out area

What is FORMAT?

We are the UK’s biggest community gaming nightlife event and nightlife movement for gamers and non-gamers alike.

FORMAT offers gamers, none gamers, game developers and community leaders to come together for a night of gaming nightlife fun.

Partners and Sponsors Lineup:

  • Escape Technology
  • Rezzil
  • Flix Interactive
  • Liquid Crimson
  • Merge Games
  • Studiotypes
  • Wraith Energy
  • Neonvibes
  • Safe in our World
  • Kuoda
  • MCV
  • Futureworks
  • Webber
  • Fireteam Ascention
  • The Cosmaniacs
  • Hundredtags Studio
  • Northern Cake Company


Whilst FORMAT welcomes everyone of all ages to the event, please keep a few things in mind before booking with children:

-Under 16's must be accompanied by a person over the age of 18.

-This is a licenced event and alcohol will be available.

-Some content (game showcases) may not be suitable for children. We advise all under 16 year olds seek parental approval or developer guidance before participating in the showcases

-Parental guidance is advised.


All ticket holders MUST arrive at the event before 8:30pm to be accepted for entry.


All tickets for the event are can be purchased digitally. 

Tickets can also be purchased on the door using contactless card and cash.


FORMAT is proud to say we've partnered with Neon Vibes one of the UK's leading neon sign manufactures for our events and we're giving our community a 25% discount code to create their own unique Neon Signs for all their gaming needs.

Prepare to get lit and use the code FORMAT_VIBES below to get your 25% discount on your own neon sign.


Impossible - Manchester
36 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR, UK