For the third year in a row, there won't be an in-person QuakeCon, which definitely isn't awesome news for those who have been looking forward to returning to the event. QuakeCon 2019 was the last in-person event, with QuakeCon 2020's being the first physical event canceled. Basically, QuakeCon 2020, 2021, and now 2022 are all digital-only events. The full announcement for this year's QuakeCon is below:
This year's QuakeCon will once again be a digital-only event, August 18-20, 2022.
Like you, we're disappointed to not return to Dallas this year. An event of this size requires months of planning, and in this case, we had to make decisions when there was still too much uncertainty to commit to successfully executing an in-person QuakeCon.
The QuakeCon team is already working hard to put together exciting new streaming programming, online meetups, giveaways, charity opportunities, the virtual BYOC, and more, and we will announce more details in June.
We're committed to returning with our full in-person festival in 2023, and already looking forward to reconnecting with friends, a massive BYOC packed with your latest custom PC creations, our crazy contests, and tons of great new games and hardware for attendees to try out.
We can't wait to see you online this August and in-person next year.
While it's a massive bummer that QuakeCon 2022 is not in-person, it's nice to see that there isn't going to be a digital-only event next year. Honestly, I find it somewhat surprising that QuakeCon 2022 is going digital when other events are going to be in-person, but hey, better safe than sorry, right? The event is still going on, at least. Even if there's a COVID resurgence the show will still go on, which is nice.
For more information on QuakeCon 2022, Bethesda, and everything in between, stay tuned to TechRaptor.