Esports, Pokémon, and Tournaments Galore: Day One Gaming Highlights

eSports Tournaments stage SXSW Gaming

It’s here! SXSW Gaming kicks off today with an action-packed schedule of dynamic programming, next wave gaming, tournaments, all day play, and more.

SXSW Gaming wristband pickup will take place in Exhibit Hall 3 of the Austin Convention Center from 10:00am – 8:00pm today. A wristband or SXSW badge is required for admittance to all Gaming events. Remember, all wristbands must be picked up at will call by the registered individual.

Much of SXSW Gaming is concentrated in the Expo, located in Exhibit Halls 1-3 of the Austin Convention Center, including the Esports Tournament Stage, Indie Corner, Tabletop Experience, PC Arena, Arcade Bunker, and much more.

Check out the session programming scheduled on the third floor of the convention center as well including Featured Speakers and meet ups.

Close out the day with us at the SXSW Gaming Opening Party with host Alex Corea Acts for the evening include Mega Ran, SAMMUS, Rockit Gaming, NerdOut!, and Super Soul Bros. Get a taste of a new style in gaming all while enjoying surprises yet to be revealed.

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