TwitchCon 2018 Event: Everything You Should Know

Twitch, one of America’s favorite live streaming platform, is hosting their once a year TwitchCon convention in California on October 26-28, 2018.

Buy your tickets here! (Limit one ticket per person and you will be required to provide a government-issued photo ID to pick up your badge.)

TwitchCon 2018 will be like the other years, with the stadium filled with zealous fans waiting to see what Twitch has to offer in streamers, gaming, esports, as well as any new features or plans.


Event Details:

Date: October 26-28, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 a.m- 6:00 p.m. EDT
Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center


Competitive Gaming Front Events

For competitive gaming, there are four events: PUBG Broadcaster Royale: Omen Challenge, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s ‘Doritos Bowl’, the grand final of Fortnite’s ‘Fall Skirmish’ and for SpeedRun fans, GamesDoneQuick will also be present.

PUBG Broadcaster Royale: Omen Challenge: This event takes place across the street from the convention center at the City National Civic Theater. It starts at 1:30pm on October 26, 2018.  You can get more details here.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Doritos Bowl: This event starts at 12:30 PM PST on Saturday, October 27 at the TwitchCon Esports Stage, Presented by Doritos.

Fortnite Fall Skirmish – Grand Final:  Fortnite’s Grand Final will be held over the course of three days at TwitchCon with both open and invitational tournament to determine the champions. Fans can also watch this online at twitch.tv/FortniteGame.

Games Done Quick: A 50-hour speedrunning marathon that benefits charities will take place in TwitchCon Charity Plaza. Here is the schedule.


TwitchCon’s Exhibits

What do Fortnite, Nerf, and Nissin Cup Noodles have in common?

They’re all coming to #TwitchCon! Over 140 exhibitors are joining us, and now you can see the full list here: https://t.co/1IytrBqwpI

(If you had a different answer, we definitely want to hear it) pic.twitter.com/ATCYdvpkzH

— TwitchCon Europe (@TwitchCon) October 8, 2018

With over 140 exhibitors partaking this event, here are some of the biggest exhibitors there.

  1. Fortnite Hall
  2. Sony Interactive Entertainment / PlayStation
  3. Magic & Dungeons & Dragons
  4. SEGA / CREATIVE ASSEMBLY
  5. Bethesda
  6. Hershey’s
  7. Nissin
  8. Omen by HP

Here is the full list of exhibitors.

Be sure to check out the activities and games they offer and don’t forget to take selfies at their photo booths too. Remember this, you were never there unless you have pictures to prove it!


Activities

TwitchCon is also committed to hosting workshops and donations for fans. Here are some of them.

Streamer Workshop: This workshop focuses on educating fans on optimizing their channel for success. It features demos and services from multiple brands.
Charity Plaza: The plaza will feature more than 10 charities that are supported by Twitch broadcasters. Stop by to show your support.
Indie Ally: You can meet the developers here and get your hands on some new and fun games.
City National Civic Theater: Jamming out to a live DJ, getting free merchandises, and playing games with your fellow PUBG partners. What gets better than that?


More information on the event schedule can be found here.

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