Quakecon Reveals Their 2023 Schedule

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This Thursday, following three years of digital-only events, QuakeCon 2023 welcomes back thousands of id Software fans to Texas with the return of the legendary BYOC, a slate of livestreaming programming, and the most skilled FPS Quake players in the world facing off in the Quake Pro League World Championship.

QuakeCon 2023 will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, August 13.

QuakeCon will kick off livestream programming this Thursday at 12:00pm CT/1:00pm ET, with a welcome message from Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin from id Software. The QuakeCon Welcome will lay out what to expect for the weekend as well as feature special announcements from id Software and AMD.

BYOC guests will enjoy four days of non-stop LAN gaming, a slate of on-site activities including Tabletop Village, Free2PlayArcades, Console Village, and more, as well as a partner lounge featuring AMD, Alienware, NVIDIA, V1 Tech, noblechairs, and Ducky. Plus, visit the NVIDIA lounge to take the Ultimate KovaaK’s challenge and compete for exciting prizes. For all of the details of these on-site activities and more, please visit www.quakecon.org.

Charity Support

QuakeCon 2023 will continue its history of giving back through non-profits, including the return of the American Red Cross which will be on-site hosting a blood drive for attendees. Additional non-profits will be in attendance as well this year, including 1UpOnCancer, Extra Life, and Trans Lifeline.

Local animal rescue organization Dallas Pets Alive will once again be on-site with cute, fuzzy, furry friends looking for amazing new homes with gamers, and will be accepting donations for their ongoing support of local animals. This year’s highly anticipated DPA fundraising shirts were inspired by Bethesda games including Starfield, Quake II, and Hi-Fi RUSH. These shirts will be available onsite and online beginning Thursday. Stay tuned to our social channels to find out where to purchase online.


QuakeCon’s livestream will feature official Bethesda shows and content created by the QuakeCon community. Fan favorites like the Dirty Keyboard Contest, QuakeCon Quiz-a-Thon, and others will be paired with streams from The Elder Scrolls Online, AMD, a special Slayers Club Live with Hugo Martin, and more. For the full schedule, please visit www.quakecon.org.

Quake Pro League World Championship

The 20 best Quake players on earth are battling to take home the 2023 Quake Pro League champion belt at the Quake World Championship. Quake legends like K1llsen (BIG Clan), Vengeur (Team Myztro), Raisy (Team Myztro), and Rapha (Team Liquid) will be putting on a show as every match will be streaming live. Starting Thursday, fans can catch ‘em all via the Main Stream on https://www.twitch.tv/quake and the B Stream on https://www.twitch.tv/quake2, or watch the Main Stream in 4K on https://www.youtube.com/quake Follow match results here: https://quake.pglesports.com/

QuakeCon Sale

Gamers can grab great deals during Bethesda’s QuakeCon sale, with up to 75% off select titles during QuakeCon. (Based on SKUs regularly priced at $4.99 – $79.99 USD). Fans can visit https://bethesda.net/en/games/deals for all of the details.