Download the Official SXSW GO App for All Things Gaming in 2019!

SXSW Go App, Photo by Aaron Rogosin

The SXSW GO App is the official mobile guide to all things South By Southwest and SXSW Gaming. The app lets you browse through our continuously updated lineup of programming and build your schedule online at or directly on your mobile device.

The mobile app provides tools to help you access all things SXSW Gaming from the room size to suggestions based on what other attendees were also interested in. Sync your online schedule with your mobile device, so your info will always be up to date! Plus, the app offers endless amounts of information such as programming recommendations, helpful event navigation information, the gaming expo exhibitors list and more!


  • Event Status – Attendees will be able to check the current status of a room or venue’s remaining capacity for sessions and parties.
    • The Green-Yellow-Red system appears on the app, the online SXSW Gaming Schedule, and on the digital Event Status Boards located around the ACC.
  • Favorited By – See how many people have starred any session, tournament, or Meet Up with Favorited By on the app and online SXSW Gaming Schedule. Not only will you be able to see how many people favorited an event, you can also see who.
  • Networking – Badgeholders are able to search the directory for other attendees. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends.
  • Schedule/A-Z Lists – Search events in a time based Schedule or alphabetically in the A-Z tab. Select the star to Favorite an event and add it to your personal schedule in My Favorites. Click on each Event for more details.
  • SXSW Recommends – SXSW Recommends delivers personalized Event and Attendee Recommendations based on a variety of factors including: your favorited events, networking contacts, time, location, and popularity by weighing these factors through an advanced algorithm created by SXSW.
  • Venue Size – Both the app and the online SXSW Schedule will show room size information as small, medium, or large for any venue to help you plan your schedule.

Learn more about the event navigational tools at the SXSW Gaming Attendee Services Hub, your guide through SXSW Gaming events.


Click the buttons below to download the mobile app on iPhone, iPad, or Android.

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