SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 through Saturday, March 17. There are several new SXSW Gaming announcements that have been posted on SXSW’s site and below is a breakdown of what SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival will include thus far.
SXSW 2018 Gaming Featured Speakers Announced SXSW announced the featured speaker to be Steve Arhancet, Team Liquid Owner and Co-CEO. Steve Arhancet joins previously announced SXSW Gaming featured speakers that include: Nate Nanzer (Overwatch League Commissioner), Christina Alejandre (Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE), Brendan Donohue (NBA 2K League) and Pete Vlastelica (CEO of Major League Gaming).
Attendees of the SXSW 2018 Gaming Awards now can host a play session with a game and format of your choice at one of the open play areas through the new Organized Play program. The 2018 SXSW Gaming Organized Play Program allows the SXSW Gaming community to contribute ideas for play activities that will be listed on the official schedule for all attendees to enjoy.
The SXSW 2018 Pitch Competition connects gaming industry veterans directly with gaming professionals in a private atmosphere to help build great pitches for new projects. Enter your game or game idea into the second annual SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition. Entry period closes Friday, December 8 and you can apply here: https://gaming.sxsw.com/apply-to-participate/pitch-competition/
The SXSW 2018 Gaming Awards is an opportunity to be recognized by gaming fans and industry pros during the SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival. It is $50.00 to apply for the SXSW 2018 Gaming Awards. To apply for the SXSW 2018 Gaming Awards click here.
The Wristbands for the 2018 SXSW Gaming Festival are on sale now at early-bird rates. Below are the prices currently for the SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival Wristbands.To purchase the SXSW 2018 Gaming Wristband click here. For more information about SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival click here and for information about SXSW 2018 click here. See you all at SXSW 2018!