Staff is on deck at QuakeCon, the birthplace of Shacknews, and there's quite the hefty schedule to parse through. Whether you're attending the event (general entry is free) or trying to figure out what content you can experience from home, we've got you covered. QuakeCon 2018 kicks off tonight, August 9, and continues through Sunday, August 12. It takes place at the Gaylord Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. There are a couple major competitive esports events going down throughout QuakeCon 2018 as well, including The Great Quakholio Tournament hosted by Shacknews. More information can be found below.
Fallout 76 Panel
QuakeCon 2018 Keynote
11 AM CT - Friday, August 10
The major opener for QuakeCon will feature the gameplay debut of Doom Eternal, an extended look at Rage 2, some reveals for Quake Champions, and more. There could be some surprise reveals as well, so you definitely don't want to miss this. If you're watching from, the QuakeCon 2018 keynote will stream on Bethesda's official Twitch and Mixer channels.
11 AM CT - Saturday, August 11
Todd Howard and the Bethesda team will be breaking down the character system and perks in Fallout 76, followed by a Q/A after the talk. The entire panel will be stream on Bethesda's official Twitch and Mixer channels.
QuakeCon Esports Events
Quake Champions and The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be hosting major tournaments at QuakeCon and both will be streamed on Twitch. The Elder Scrolls: Legends Masters Series takes place on Thursday and
Friday on the official Elder Scrolls Legends Twitch channel. Catch the Quake Champions QuakeCon Open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday online on the official Quake Twitch channel.
The Great Quakeholio Tournament at QuakeCon hosted by Shacknews is also taking place during QuakeCon 2018 and you'll be able to watch the grueling tournament live on the official Shacknews Twitch channel. There are some wonderful prizes at stake and some surprises in store that you won't want to miss.
10 AM CT - 6 PM CT on Friday and Saturday
10 AM CT - 5 PM CT on Sunday
Attendees will be able to enter the exhibit hall and get some hands-on time with a handful of Bethesda Games. Rage 2, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, Quake Champions, and The Elder Scrolls Online are all on the floor. The upcoming VR title, Wolferstein: Cyberpilot, is also playable on the show floor.
Shacknews staff is at the event and will be covering all of the breaking news, esports highlights, and more. Stay tuned to the website and be sure to keep eyes on the official Shacknews Twitch for livestreams.