Penny Arcade has announced that Xbox’s Major Nelson, aka Larry Hyrb, will deliver the opening keynote at PAX Australia 2016 in November.
“As the embodiment of Xbox and Xbox Live, Major Nelson has seen it all,” said Jerry Holkins, co-founder, Penny Arcade. “I will be there with everyone else when the show kicks off, ready to absorb his wisdom.”
Major Nelson is the Director of Programming for Xbox Live and has been involved with the Xbox brand since 2003. He also runs a weekly podcast called Major Nelson Radio.
PAX Australia will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 4-6, 2016 and is organised by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade. The expo was first held in Seattle in 2004. PAX Australia was the first international PAX event, debuting in 2013.