Bethesda and Twitch are teaming up to bring you all the action for QuakeCon in Dallas, Texas. The show starts tomorrow, but you can get a front row (digital) seat by tuning in from home.

The following schedule will be streamed (you can watch it all right here). We've included the attendee exclusive events for your information. As a reminder, this week's tournaments are also viewable, and you can check them out here.

THURSDAY, August 1st   

Welcome and Annual Keynote with John Carmack
4:30pm – Streaming Live
John Carmack, Technical Director | id Software

FRIDAY, August 2nd

The Evil Within | Gameplay Presentation
11:00am - QuakeCon Attendee Exclusive
Tango Gameworks
Demoed by Jason Bergman, Producer | Bethesda Softworks

The Elder Scrolls Online | Gameplay Presentation
12:30pm – Streaming Live
Paul Sage, Creative Director | ZeniMax Online Studios
Nick Konkle, Gameplay Lead | ZeniMax Online Studios
Rich Lambert, Lead Content Designer | ZeniMax Online Studios
Eric Bakutis, Content Lead | ZeniMax Online Studios
Gina Bruno, Community Coordinator | ZeniMax Online Studios

Wolfenstein: The New Order | Gameplay Presentation
2:00pm - QuakeCon Attendee Exclusive
Jens Matthies, Creative Director | MachineGames
Demoed by Andreas Öjerfors, Senior Gameplay Designer | MachineGames

GameTrailers’ Bonus Round with Geoff Keighley | Creating and Expanding the Virtual World
3:30pm – Streaming Live
Moderated by Geoff Keighley, GameTrailers TV

Principles of Lighting & Rendering with John Carmack
5:00pm – Streaming Live
John will present a lecture-style presentation on the physics of light transport and rendering. He will discuss how light behaves in the real world, and the approximations and compromises that are involved in simulating the behavior with computers. Note: not for the technically faint at heart.

SATURDAY, August 3rd

Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches | Game Presentation
11:00am – Streaming Live
Raphael Colantonio, Co-Creative Director | Arkane Studios
Ricardo Bare, Lead Designer | Arkane Studios
Seth Shain, Systems Designer/Associate Producer | Arkane Studios

PC Perspective Hardware Workshop
12:30pm – Streaming at

From Sketchbook to the Big Screen
3:00pm – Streaming Live
Hugo Martin | Art Director, Id Software
A concept artist for the Jaegers on Pacific Rim and now Art Director at id Software, Hugo will give a presentation of the work he created during the making of the film.


Our Take
It used to be that not being able to travel for a convention meant missing out on everything. Thanks to streaming, people can casually check in on the news, gameplay, and panels that they are interested in without devoting an entire week and the related expenses.