QuakeCon 2017 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' is now open

The package includes VIP seating, fast-pass registration for the BYOC, and more.


Per the official website, QuakeCon 2017's 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' is open for registration. This package deal gets you a number of perks, the most important of which for any serious QuakeCon attendee is an express lane fast-pass registration for the Bring Your Own Computer area.

Each 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' package goes for $400. Only 32 are available. See below for the full list of all the benefits offered in the package, and visit QuakeCon's registration website to reserve one.

If this package doesn't do it for you, worry not: id and Bethesda will announce other packages over the coming weeks. You can get a glimpse of all the packages, their prices, and what they offer on QuakeCon.org. And if you haven't been, read Shacknews CEO Asif Khan's breakdown of what makes the annual id-Software-game extravaganza so special.

The fragging kicks into high gear when this year's QuakeCon spawns on August 24 at The Gaylord Texan in Dallas, TX.

BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating

  • Select and reserve a guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC
  • VIP seating upgrade
  • Personalized, engraved, illuminated QuakeCon 2017 UAC badge and lanyard
  • Express lane fast-pass registration for the BYOC
  • Express lane fast-pass to every presentation and public event at QuakeCon
  • Limited reserved access seating for all presentationsand events
  • New for 2017! Membership in our QuakeCon UAC Acolyte program, which includes access to register for next year’s UAC experience before open online registration begins
  • New for 2017! Access to new UAC Executive Lounge in the heart of the QuakeCon BYOC, featuring meet-and-greet and signing events with developers
  • New for 2017! Upgrade a QuakeCon attendee registration to join as a +1 for all express-lane and limited access events.
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    March 30, 2017 5:01 PM

    David Craddock posted a new article, QuakeCon 2017 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' is now open

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      March 30, 2017 5:07 PM

      30 minute queue for 32 spots at $400 each. Get fucked Bethesda

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      March 31, 2017 5:34 AM

      I going to quake con this year, what is the plan?

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        March 31, 2017 10:28 AM

        Im gonna try to get a byoc seat this year. Fingers crossed

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      March 31, 2017 6:35 AM

      lol what

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        March 31, 2017 9:16 AM

        A seat in the BYOC where you bring your PC for the LAN party part of QuakeCon is no longer free. It's at least $40 a seat. You'd think this would make the BYOC less popular but the opposite has occurred - it sells out faster every year whereas it had problems filling up when it was free.

        Then they came up with this thing called "QuakeCon Done Quick" or QdQ. This is also a BYOC seat but you get a special lanyard that lets you get into events first with better reserved seating. Think of it as fast pass at a theme park.

        Then they came up with the idea of having a special set of seats that "hook directly into the command center" (the NOC in the BYOC room). These seats are on raised platforms, have those fancy subwoofer chairs, etc. Supposedly you get faster speeds. For whatever that's worth. These are the even more expensive seats and there's a small number of them like 32 or 64. You'd think these would be hard to sell but they sell out faster than the NES Mini.

        Next week the QdQ seats go on sale, week after that is the regular BYOC seats.

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          March 31, 2017 10:19 AM

          bwahaha what a scam

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            March 31, 2017 11:01 AM

            Not really a scam if they're selling what people want for a price they're willing to pay.

            I don't think it's worth it but to each his own.

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      March 31, 2017 9:21 AM

      Already sold out.