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QuakeCon will be fully digital in 2022 due to “uncertainty” – Destructoid



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QuakeCon 2022

It’s from August 18-20, 2022

QuakeCon 2022 will probably be absolutely digital this yr, and won’t return to Dallas as soon as once more for an in individual occasion. The news comes straight from Bethesda, who acknowledged the next:

“This yr’s QuakeCon will as soon as once more be a digital-only occasion, August 18-20, 2022. Such as you, we’re disillusioned to not return to Dallas this yr. An occasion of this measurement requires months of planning, and on this case, we needed to make selections when there was nonetheless an excessive amount of uncertainty to decide to efficiently executing an in-person QuakeCon.”

For the digital facet, there’s going to be “new streaming programming,” in addition to on-line meetups, charity runs, and extra. Particulars are coming in June. As for 2023, Bethesda is “absolutely dedicated to returning with a full in-person competition [next year],” which is a sentiment that we’ve seen for a number of years now from a wide range of event-runners.

Nonetheless, it’s good to hope, and firms have to do what they should do for large occasions like this. Whereas many fan cons and the like are nonetheless going ahead with in-person meets in 2022, main publishers have extra liabilities they should account for. QuakeCon is a communal occasion, and could be very a lot a “go large or go house” sort of deal. A roaring in-person return with a lot of pleasure is probably going what Bethesda needs for 2023.

Chris Carter

Critiques Director, Co-EIC – Chris has been having fun with Destructoid avidly since 2008. He lastly determined to take the following step, make an account, and begin running a blog in January of 2009. Now, he is workers!