Discovery Stage

The Discovery Stage is your home for all the best fan-centric panels, reveals and announcements at SXSW Gaming.

Nerdcore: Let's Make Some Music panel at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Amanda Cain

Nerdcore: Let's Make Some Music panel at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Amanda Cain

About the Discovery Stage


Panel programming makes its return to the SXSW Gaming Expo floor with the Discovery Stage! The Discovery Stage is an integral part of the SXSW Gaming experience every year, hosting visionaries, creators, performers and players in fan-centered talks and workshops. Expect frank discussions about the journey of making games, first-look revelations on top upcoming titles and fun, creative live play, and more all at the heart of SXSW Gaming.

SXSW Gaming 2019 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17.

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Buy A Gaming Wristband

Gaming Wristbands available in limited supplies, starting at $20 each. Get complete access to a legendary festival experience across the Gaming Expo, Gaming Awards, and Gaming Program at the SXSW Gaming Festival 2019.


Exhibit at SXSW Gaming

Interested in showing off your latest product, project or game in an exciting and energetic atmosphere? With an attendance expanding beyond 55,000 attendees in 2018, the SXSW Gaming Expo is the perfect place to do so! Learn more about exhibiting at the SXSW Gaming Expo in 2019 today!

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