After three years of virtual live streams, one of America’s largest LAN parties, QuakeCon, is returning as an in-person event. Bethesda Softworks and id Software will host the 2023 edition of QuakeCon at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from August 10-13.
While it is returning as a live event, there will be some changes. While the former have been free to attend private events, QuakeCon site now says it will be for paid and pre-registered participants only. There will also be no general admission to the QuakeCon days event. Also, this year the event will focus on the BYOC hall and there will be no exhibition hall. There will still be plenty of BYOC events, including TableTop Village, community events, and the QuakeCon party. It will also host the world finals. Earthquake Champions The tournament event will also be streamed live on Twitch.
Registration for the Elite BYOC ticket drawing opens tomorrow, April 11th. You can enter your name now to be selected in a drawing for a chance at one of these limited $400 tickets. These include some extra perks like priority seat selection and check-in, extra space for your gaming PC setup, and a mug that holds unlimited refills of Pecos Pete beverages. Two other packages, a $75 standard ticket, and a $200 premium ticket, will normally go on sale on April 21.
ID Software and Bethesda Software are likely to demo some of the upcoming games. We’ve got our fingers crossed that it will feature the next game or games from id Software’s franchises. Doom, EarthquakeAnd Wolfenstein.