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QuakeCon to Take Place Online Starting August 19

by Morgan Shaver

On social media, the dates for QuakeCon 2021 have officially been revealed along with a few details about what QuakeCon virtual attendees can expect. And yes, like other events this year QuakeCon will take place online with festivities all streamed to twitch.tv/bethesda

QuakeCon to Take Place Online Starting August 19

QuakeCon will take place online this year from August 19 to August 21. During that time, fans can look forward to a nice assortment of programming aired to twitch.tv/bethesda.

Some things you can expect include developer panels, with featured games including Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76, DEATHLOOP, DOOM Eternal, and of course, Quake. 

For those interested in catching the Quake World Championships, the Grand Finals will air on the final day of QuakeCon, August 21, at 4:30 p.m. (EST). For some non-gaming programming, there will also apparently be a performance by the band Trivium on August 20 at 8:00 p.m. (EST). 

Below, we’ve written out the full schedule for you as provided by the Twitter account for QuakeCon. Note that all times are in EST. 

QuakeCon Schedule: Thursday, August 19


  • 2:00 p.m. – Welcome to QuakeCon 2021

  • 2:05 p.m. – Celebrating 25 Years of Quake with id Software and MachineGames

  • 2:30 p.m. – Deep Dive Into DEATHLOOP with Arkane Lyon

  • 3:00 p.m. – Fallout 76: Making Appalachia Your Own With Fallout Worlds

  • 3:30 p.m. – Inside the Award-Winning The Elder Scrolls Online with ZeniMax Online Studios

  • 4:00 p.m. – Reliving the Opening of Skyrim with the Creators from BGS

  • 4:30 p.m. – DOOM Eternal Studio Update with Marty and Hugo

  • 11:00 p.m. – Fallout 76: End-Game Guide

  • 12:30 a.m. – Fallout 76: Playing with UFC Middleweight Rob Whittaker 


QuakeCon Schedule: Friday, August 20


  • 9:30 a.m. – Fallout 76: UK Stream Team Build-a-Thon

  • 10:30 a.m. – Let’s Talk Quake

  • 2:00 p.m. – DEATHLOOP Meets its Makers

  • 3:30 p.m. – WeRateDogs and Pete Hines Dog Chat

  • 4:00 p.m. – Code Orange vs. Quake

  • 5:00 p.m. – Alienware: Fundraising and Raising Heck

  • 6:30 p.m. – The Elder Scrolls Online: Dungeon Speed Run Competition

  • 8:00 p.m. – Exclusive Musical Performance by Trivium

  • 9:00 p.m. – Skyrim 10th Anniversary: Interactive Fun Run with Gus Johnson

  • 11:00 p.m. – Alkapone and Pipegunk Git Gud at Quake Champions

  • 12:30 a.m. – The Elder Scrolls Online: Mates of Oblivion Dungeon Runs

  • 1:30 a.m. – The Elder Scrolls Online: MissMollyMakes An Epic Banquet


QuakeCon Schedule: Saturday, August 21


  • 9:30 a.m. – DOOM Eternal: ‘Prayer vs. Slayer’

  • 10:30 a.m. – The Elder Scrolls Online: Through Flames of Ambition with the UK Stream Team

  • 2:00 p.m. – DOOM Eternal: BATTLEMODE Community Bonanza!

  • 3:30 p.m. – Fallout 76: C.A.M.P. Love It or Nuke It

  • 4:30 p.m. – Quake World Championship Grand Finals

  • 6:30 p.m. – The Elder Scrolls Online: Life Art Creation


As you can see, QuakeCon 2021 is stacked with things to check out and watch across three days of programming starting August 19.

Out of everything, we’re really looking forward to seeing more of DEATHLOOP and DOOM Eternal, are curious about the Trivium performance, and are excited to catch the Quake World Championship Grand Finals on Saturday. 

Again, QuakeCon will take place virtually with everything aired to twitch.tv/bethesda. And in case you missed it, you can also recap last year’s online QuakeCon by watching the video embedded below.

After looking over the schedule for QuakeCon 2021, we’re curious what your thoughts are. Is there anything you’re looking forward to checking out? Are you sad that QuakeCon is online again this year rather than an in-person event?

Let us know on our social media channels including Facebook and Twitter! For more on QuakeCon 2021, be sure to check out the official website.

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Morgan Shaver

Morgan is a writer, metalhead, horror lover, and indie game enthusiast. When it comes to games, they love nothing more than to wax poetic about all the latest and greatest indies to anyone who'll listen. They're also a Tetris fanatic who's fiercely competitive in games like Tetris 99... and all games in general. But mostly Tetris. You can follow Morgan on Twitter @Author_MShaver