Twitch Con Reveals Sponsors

This looks like a great lineup.Social video service Twitch today announced the initial exhibitors,
sponsors, competitive events, and more, at TwitchCon 2018. You’ll find the
full breakdown of events and sponsors in the release below.

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Twitch Announces Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Esports Events for TwitchCon 2018

Bethesda, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Epic Games, SEGA, Wargaming, and
Wizards of the Coast among the list of exhibiting game publishers

SAN FRANCISCO – October 8, 2018 – Social video service Twitch
today announced initial exhibitors, sponsors, competitive events, and more,
at TwitchCon 2018. This year more marquee brands than ever before are
taking part in this celebration of the Twitch community. Attendees will be
able to experience a hall dedicated to Fortnite, check out games from both
indie and AAA publishers and developers, cheer for their favorite players
during highly anticipated large-scale gaming competitions featuring
Fortnite, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and
engage with many interactive activations and activities.

“TwitchCon 2018 attendees are in for a great time. It will be a true
reflection of the community’s passions, from gaming and cosplay to charity
events, inspiring panels and talks, meet-&-greets, and a show floor full of
exciting, interactive experiences and activations,” said Kate Jhaveri, CMO,
Twitch. “Gaming has become part of mainstream pop culture and we see that
reflected in the number of marquee and non-gaming brands participating this

Helping to make TwitchCon 2018 possible are the following premier sponsors:

Kakao Games – TwitchCon 2018’s Diamond sponsor will be showcasing Black
Desert Online
brand new expansion, Drieghan
, which will be playable on 46 high-end Alienware PCs. Drieghan will
feature a large mountainous area, over 300 challenging quests, fresh nodes
to conquer and a new menacing dragon boss called Garmoth. It’s set for
release on November 14th as a free update with TwitchCon visitors being
treated to an advance look that includes never-before-seen content.

Legion, by Lenovo – Stylish on the outside and savage on the inside.
With unmatched performance and modern designs, Lenovo Legion
PCs are forged to deliver true gaming power directly into your hands. Stop
by TwitchCon 2018’s Platinum sponsor booth #315 for a chance to win great
prizes, get hands-on experience with their products, and a few surprises
all weekend.

Level up TwitchCon with Twitch Prime – Twitch Prime members unlock
exclusive perks, including a $10 credit and free Twitch tote bag at The
Loot Cave (TwitchCon’s merch store) and access to the Twitch Prime Lounge
which will host special meet-and-greet events with broadcasters, and more!

Intel Streamer Zone – Game + Record + Stream without compromise. The
Streamer Zone, which has become a staple at Twitch events around the
world, will host 72 streamers all weekend long for more than 108 hours
of content. Full schedule coming soon.

On the competitive gaming front, TwitchCon 2018 will be home to a number of
events featuring top games and streamers, including:

Broadcaster Royale: Omen Challenge – The biggest PLAYERUNKNOWN’S
BATTLEGROUNDS streamers go head-to-head in this new style of tournament
presented by OMEN by HP and Intel desktops and displays. Playing on OMEN by
HP desktops and displays, streamers must survive against the competition
and a gauntlet of OMEN challenges that require players to embrace risky
strategies to win a piece of the $300,000 prize. The event takes place live
across the street from the convention center at the City National Civic
Theater, beginning at 1:30pm on October 26, 2018. For more details check

Doritos Bowl – Doritos Bowl will feature Twitch’s biggest personalities
competing in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4’s all-new battle royale mode —
Blackout. Doritos Bowl team captains for this event will be Ninja, Shroud,
CouRage and DrLupo. The event starts at 12:30 PM PST on Saturday, October
27 at the TwitchCon Esports Stage, Presented by Doritos. More details at

Fortnite Fall Skirmish – Grand Final – On September 21st, Epic Games
kicked off a six week Fortnite Fall Skirmish
series with a fun new club-based format. Over the course of the series,
some of the world’s top Fortnite players and influencers will compete
against each other for a $10 million prize pool. The Grand Final will take
place over three days at TwitchCon with an open and invitational tournament
to determine the Fall Skirmish champions, while fans from home can watch
online at

Games Done Quick (GDQ
– GDQ makes its TwitchCon debut with GDQ Express, a 50-hour speedrunning
marathon benefiting charities taking place in TwitchCon Charity Plaza. For
the schedule of events visit

With more than 140 exhibitors taking part in TwitchCon 2018, the following
is only a snapshot of several of them. For the full list of exhibitors

Fortnite Hall – Fortnite is landing at TwitchCon 2018 this year and
bringing tons of fun activities for solos and squads. Find them at the
South Hall and stop by for frights, delights and fun surprises or checkout
the Fortnite Fall Skirmish Grand Finals

Bethesda – Team Bethesda will be on the TwitchCon show floor for the
very first time, where the team will be hosting multiple live-streamed
events with the Bethesda community team and some of your favorite
streamers. Games being highlighted include the upcoming Fallout 76, The
Elder Scrolls Online, Quake Champions, and The Elder Scrolls Legends. Be
sure to follow
to catch all the action!

Sony Interactive Entertainment / PlayStation® – PlayStation is heading
to TwitchCon 2018 with the Road to Greatness
truck – a new and improved gaming rig outfitted with PlayStation®4 Pro
gaming stations and PlayStation®VR demos. Attendees can stop by to go
hands-on with unreleased games and compete for their chance to win prizes,
swag, and more.

SEGA / CREATIVE ASSEMBLY – SEGA® and Creative Assembly™ are coming to
TwitchCon 2018 with the latest playable demos of Total War™
and Total War

including weekend-long live gameplay demonstrations of the latest content
for the Total War™ series featuring the Creative Assembly team and your
favorite streamers. Stay tuned to the official SEGA
and Total War
twitter accounts for TwitchCon updates.

Magic & Dungeons & Dragons – Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons
join forces to bring two of the biggest fantasy games together for the
first time ever at TwitchCon. Play Magic: The Gathering Arena
at demo stations or stream to one’s own Twitch channel onsite. Attendees
and viewers alike can also watch Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons &
Dragons events live from the TwitchCon booth and on the D&D
and Magic
Twitch channels all weekend.

World of Tanks PC – Visitors to the World of Tanks booth will be able to
indulge in heart-pounding online tank combat, meet with famed streamers,
and get hands-on with their favorite game in AR. In addition, a real M60A1
US tank will greet all TwitchCon guests right at the entrance to the
convention center.

Omen by HP – Located at the City National Civic Theater, attendees will
be able to play PUBG to win prizes, as well as test out their latest PCs
and accessories, such as the thin bezel OMEN 15 Laptop with GeForce® GTX
graphics, the powerful new OMEN Obelisk Desktop with up to GeForce RTX™
graphics, the optical-mechanical switch OMEN Sequencer Keyboard and OMEN
Reactor Mouse, with the just-released OMEN Mindframe Headset – the world’s
first headset to have active cooling by way of their FrostCap technology.
The booth’s shop will also feature the first ever drop of OMEN apparel!

Nerf Nation Experience – The ultimate Nerf experience is coming to
TwitchCon! In the South Hall attendees can get hands-on and battle with the
latest Nerf Elite, Rival and Laser Ops Pro blasters IRL. There will also be
plenty of photo opps so bring a camera along with your squad.

GUESS?, Inc. – Level up your style and drop by the GUESS Arcade to pick
up limited edition GUESS Gaming apparel, only available during TwitchCon.
Explore their throwback retro arcade and win prizes from GUESS, Tetris, and
more. Meet your favorite streamers with several surprise appearances by the
world’s biggest gamers. For streamers, sign up at booth #321 to be a part
of GUESS Gaming for an exclusive loot box membership.

Hershey’s – Hershey’s Milk Chocolate and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups will
be teaming up for a special announcement at their first-ever interactive
booth at TwitchCon. Two well-known gamers, Ninja and DrLupo, will be making
an appearance Saturday for their fans and there will be a special sweet
prize for those partaking in the photo booth portion.

Nissin – It’s all fun and games until Nissin breaks out the
noodles…then it gets seriously fun! Stop by the Nissin Cup Noodles booth
to try the new delicious Cup Noodles Very Veggie
and take away a sample – a great snack to fuel attendees’ TwitchCon
experience. Make sure to snap a selfie in their photo booth too!

TwitchCon 2018 will also feature a number of areas and activities,
including the following:

Indie Ally – As one of TwitchCon’s most popular areas every year, the
Indie Zone is sure to surprise and delight attendees with something new and
fun to play. Stop by to meet the developers and show support to
The Stonebot Studio
Motion Twin
Kitfox Games
Grunka Munka Games
Exato Game Studios
and Everland

Streamer Workshop – With thousands of streamers registered for the show,
TwitchCon continues to focus on educating them on how to optimize their
channels for success with a special area on the show floor. This includes
demos of relevant products and services from brands such as Blue
Game ON
Gear on Amazon
Morgan Stanley
Stream Elements
Stream Labs
and Vreal

Charity Plaza, Presented by Tiltify – This year’s plaza will not only
feature more than 10 charities that have been supported by Twitch
broadcasters over the past year, but it will also feature the return of the
highly anticipated TwitchCon Charity Decathlon. Stop by to show your
support or watch it on Twitch here
For information on participating charities and more, visit the TwitchCon
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