Twitch Announces TwitchCon, Its First Ever Convention For Game Streaming Fans

Conventions, conventions, conventions. Everybody gets a convention. Facebook has F8. Twitter has Flight. Salesforce has Dreamforce. We have TC Disrupt. And now, Twitch has TwitchCon. If you're dubious that there's enough to Twitch to host a full convention focused around it, that's okay — plenty of people were dubious that there was enough to the idea of "people watching other people play video games" for Twitch to be a success... Then it did well enough that Amazon dropped $970 million to acquire it. With that said, details of what'll actually happen at the conference are still a bit sparse. While they say the official schedule should be prepped for viewing in the next few months, they're currently just saying that it'll be a "celebration of all things Twitch" This first conference is set for September 25-26th, and will take place at San Francisco's Moscone West — the same hall that houses Google I/O, WWDC, and a number of other mammoth events. No word yet on ticket pricing or availability.
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Greg Kumparak is a Writer at Gigabuzz, focused on covering early-stage startups, especially those with a technology focus and great perks.

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