QuakeCon: Year of DOOM schedule released
QuakeCon: Year of DOOM will take place from July 25th through 28th in Grapevine, TX, and will also be livestreamed.
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The Keynote, panels, esports tournaments, and many other activities will be livestreamed. Fans can find everything they want to watch at QuakeCon.tv. For the latest schedules and information, please check in at www.QuakeCon.org.
A couple of major highlights:
· Keynote: It’s not a QuakeCon without the Keynote, and this year’s welcome message will focus heavily on the upcoming DOOM Eternal. Don’t miss the demon-slaying action when the Keynote kicks off at 11:00am CT on Friday, July 26.
· Panel: The Influence of DOOM: Immediately following the keynote, an all-star lineup of Bethesda developers from MachineGames, Bethesda Game Studios, and id Software will discuss the impact of DOOM’s release 25 years ago on games and the video game industry.
· Panels for Fallout 76, DOOM Eternal, and The Elder Scrolls Online: On Saturday, development leads from Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, and Zenimax Online Studios will each take to the stage to discuss Fallout 76, DOOM Eternal, and The Elder Scrolls Online.
· Esports Tournaments: Both Quake Champions and The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be hosting tournaments at QuakeCon. Catch the kickoff of the Quake Champions Quake Pro League Thursday through Sunday, and The Elder Scrolls: Legends Masters Series on Friday.
· Exhibit Hall: The Exhibit Hall will be open on Friday and Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-3pm. Attendees can, among other things, be among first to get hands-on with DOOM Eternal and explore a wide variety of Exhibitor booths.
Those planning to attend the free event should download the Official QuakeCon App to stay up-to-date with all of the latest and greatest activities at the show. Fans at home can tune into the livestreams to watch the entire keynote, panels, and esports tournaments.
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS (all times listed in Central) A full list of event activities can be found at www.QuakeCon.org.
Thursday, July 25:
Friday, July 26:
Saturday, July 27:
Sunday, July 28:
QUAKECON 2019 EXHIBIT HALL
The Exhibit Hall will also feature a variety of vendors, sponsors and non-profits. A list of events, activities and participants can be found below and at www.QuakeCon.org.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Events & Activities in Exhibit Hall and BYOC:
· Youngblood 80s Twin Day! – On July 26, Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes players back to the year 1980! To celebrate the launch of the first co-op game in Wolfenstein history, QuakeCon attendees are invited to partner with a pal and dress in coordinating 1980s outfits for a chance to win prizes!
· BYOC Community Tournaments – BYOC players will compete in games like Quake II, Quake Live, Doom II, QuakeWorld, The Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76 Nuclear Winter, and more.
· Caught at QuakeCon – The team at QuakeCon could catch you being a great attendee, wearing something cool, or anything else that tickles their fancy, and you could win fun prizes, sponsored by New Blood Interactive.
· Hotseat - Attendees play games with randomly selected objectives for fun and prizes.
· Quake Blind - Watch attendees that can’t see what they’re doing stumble it out in a fierce battle of blind will. Partners go head to head in a free-for-all competition. One person is the eyes, the other controls the character blindfolded.
· Dirty Keyboard Contest - If you haven’t been to a QuakeCon Dirty Keyboard contest recently then this should be one of those bucket list style items. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to laugh and as your favorite QuakeCon celebrities pore over the nastiest keyboards they’ve ever seen in their entire lives.
· Pick Your Pony - Like watching eSports? Meet us at the Pick Your Pony station near the eSports mainstage to pick your “horse”. If your choice is right you’ll walk away with a cool prize!
· BAWLS Chugging - Work hard and train hard for this one. This year five-time BAWLS Chugging Champion KenCo12 looks to reclaim his belt from two-time and current reigning champion, Dirty Taco. Or will a new champion emerge and capture the crown?? All you gotta do is pop that cap, and chug that BAWLS.
EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS: