Gaming Program

SXSW Gaming programming provides the unique opportunity for fans and professionals at every level to learn, network, discover, and be inspired by the latest and greatest in gaming.

Gaming Program

2016 SXSW Gaming Session, "Surviving Indie: A Real Look Behind Indie Game Dev" – Photo by Ziv Kruger

About Gaming Program


SXSW is well-known for its cutting-edge discussions and insightful programming across all disciplines. On a trip to SXSW you will hear previously unknown bands on the verge of becoming huge, can catch the global premiere of the next blockbuster film, and can listen to leading technology experts discussing their views of the future, and this same innovative spirit dwells within SXSW Gaming. The same thought-provoking conversations are found within the SXSW Gaming Programming lineup and Geek Stage, which covers every aspect of the gaming and geek culture worlds.

Every year dozens of thought-leaders, developers, and personalities that span across video games, tabletop gaming, esports, online influencers, and more converge at SXSW Gaming, and this year we look forward to welcoming you as well.

SXSW Gaming 2017 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18.


Attend SXSW Gaming 2017

Grab your SXSW Gaming wristband for access to industry insider secrets, in-depth conversations on the latest gaming trends, star-studded showcases, and exclusive access to the newest games around! Gaming Wristbands on sale now in limited supplies.

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Schedule of Events

The 2017 SXSW Gaming schedule of events is now live! With dozens of new experiences to enjoy each year, browse our latest lineup and keep up-to-date with the newest additions as we get closer to the main event.

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Spotlight on SXSW Gaming 2017

Join us in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from March 16-18 for SXSW Gaming 2017.


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