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

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About Gaming Program

 

SXSW is well-known for its cutting-edge discussions and insightful programming across all disciplines at its Conference and Festivals. On a trip to SXSW you will hear previously unknown bands, can catch the midnight release of a blockbuster film, and engage with the best technology experts as they discuss their views of the future. This same innovative spirit also dwells within SXSW Gaming and can be seen throughout the thought-provoking conversations found within the festival’s programming lineup, which consists of session, panel, meet up, and mentor formats that cover every aspect of gaming culture.

And, with dozens of thought-leaders, developers, and personalities from all corners of the gaming industry converging at SXSW Gaming each year, attendees will never have a shortage of things to engage with while participating in the wide variety of programming formats and forward-thinking conversations found at the festival.

SXSW Gaming 2018 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17.

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Attend SXSW Gaming 2018

Join us March 15-17 to experience the best in gaming culture featuring a sprawling Gaming Expo, a one-of-a-kind awards show, unmatched industry programming and more. Get your official SXSW Gaming Wristband today!

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Vote for SXSW Gaming Awards

The 2018 SXSW Gaming Awards nominees have been revealed! Vote on which of your favorite games should take home an award this March at SXSW Gaming 2018. Voting is open via IGN from Wednesday, January 31 – Sunday, March 4.

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Enjoy a new kind of Gaming Festival

Celebrate gaming culture at SXSW Gaming 2018 via a unique combination of exhibitions, esports tournaments, hands-on play, awards, panels, and more.

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