SXSW Gaming: Day 3

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The inaugural SXSW Gaming Conference & Festival is coming to a close with the largest day for gaming and geek content yet. With Day 1 and Day 2 already full of surprises, great content, and a bustling crowd, be sure to hang tight as we head straight into the eye of Day 3!

Highlights thus far have included an epic series of matches in the Fighters Underground with PG Punk starting the day undefeated, the conclusion of the $5,000 Rocket League Open, an exhilarating race for the Gamer’s Voice Awards, and dozens upon dozens of inspirational panels, sessions, and meet ups!

Looking forward to what comes next in Day 3? Take a peak at what not to miss while you visit SXSW Gaming today:

Fighters Underground
12:00pm – 8:00pm | ACC, Ballroom A
It’s time to crown a champion! Witness the final matches of an epic Street Fighter V tournament, which boasts a total prize pool of $20,000.

Gamer’s Voice Voting Concludes
12:00pm – 8:00pm | ACC, Exhibit Hall 2
Visit the Indie Corner for the final day of voting to decide who will take home a Gamer’s Voice Award!

Open Play Areas
12:00pm – 8:00pm | ACC, Ballroom BC
Dozens of events exist for organized and casual play across hundreds of games in the PC Arena, Arcade Bunker, and Mobile Gaming Dome.

Tabletop Experience
12:00pm – 8:00pm | ACC, Exhibit Hall 1
Play the latest releases and all-time classics in tabletop gaming with a group of old—or new—friends.

Pokémon GO & Social Gaming Meet Up
11:00am – 12:00pm | ACC, Room 4AB
Connect with fellow gamers and go on an adventure at throughout SXSW at SXSW Gaming 2017!

The Attack: Community is King
2:00pm – 3:00pm | ACC, Room 5ABC
Meet key members of The Attack including Kevin Pereira and Alex Corea during their first-ever visit to Austin!

EA Game Changers: Greatest Moments
5:00pm – 6:00pm | ACC, Room 6AB
Meet the community leaders behind EA’s Battlefield, Titanfall, and Battlefront franchises, along with special guest Alan Walker, live and in person!

The 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards
8:00pm – 10:00pm | Hilton Downtown Austin, 6th Floor
Join SXSW Gaming and hosts Xavier Woods and OMGitsfirefoxx as we take the stage to honor the excellence found in gaming over the previous year.

Official SXSW Gaming Closing Party featuring Alan Walker, Luca Lush, and Feature Cuts
10:00pm – 1:00am | Monster Energy Outbreak House
Close out the inaugural SXSW Gaming Conference & Festival with an epic party fueled by Monster Energy and featuring some of the best EDM talent from around the world. Ages 18+

Still haven’t registered for your SXSW Gaming Wristband? Grab one today and experience all this amazing content, and much more, from March 16 – 18!

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Photo by Thomas Tischio



Estevan Aviles

Gaming Festival Programming Specialist

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