QuakeCon 2018 Gets New Details, Including Registration, Activities, and More

ZeniMax Media has unveiled new details for QuakeCon, this includes information regarding registration, new activities introduced this year and more.

on May 4, 2018 4:33 PM

Today, ZeniMax media has announced via press release new details regarding its annual convention, QuakeCon, including information on registration, pricing, and opportunities to snag some sweet QuakeCon swag.

According to the company, for the first time in QuakeCon history, the exhibit hall will be open all day starting Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12. Several events returning this year include keynote and panels, which will unveil up-to-date news on all of Bethesda Softworks’ titles, as well as an assortment of panels that elaborate on the perception of the gaming community.

On top of that, the best Quake Champions players from around the world will once again return to Dallas and duke it out live on stage in the QuakeCon Open tournament, where the winner will be rewarded with a cash prize of $200,000.

Although official registration for QuakeCon is still not open, the team behind the event has stated that they are working to establish a more accessible registration process for fans and more details regarding registration availability will be available soon.

Despite registration not being open yet, the company has provided us details on pricing. Although general admission is free, those attending who are interested in partaking in QuakeCon 2018 BYOC must pre-purchase a package to ensure a spot in the tournament.

With this year’s BYOC anticipating to be larger than last year’s, on-site walk-in seating will be unavailable, and those interested in attending must purchase a ‘BYOC Select-a-Seat’ package. Please keep in mind, however, that the ‘BYOC Select-a-Seat’ package is in limited quantities so act now. For good measure, here is a list of ticket packages offered for the QuakeCon’s BYOC and how much each package costs:

QuakeCon 2018

Furthermore, for the first time in the event’s history, fans will have opportunities to acquire a premium, limited edition swag bag full of exclusive items to their ticket package. Those interested in pre-purchasing a package can do so now for $150 with each package featuring the following items:

  • A premium roll-over backpack;
  • three exclusive pins;
  • a stainless steel water QuakeCon bottle;
  • one QuakeCon air freshener;
  • one oversized QuakeCon mousepad;
  • one QuakeCon luggage tag; and
  • one 36″ inflatable Rocket Launcher  replica as seen in Quake Champions

For a better look at the previously mentioned items, check out the image showcasing all the goodies below. For more information on this year’s QuakeCon, check out another article, which provides information on the site’s location, as well as a promotion on how to receive a special room rate at the same hotel where the convention will be held at.

QuakeCon 2018

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.