May 21, 2015 (Rockville, MD) — id® Software and Bethesda Softworks® are pleased to announce that AT&T is returning for the fifth consecutive year as the premier communications sponsor of QuakeCon® 2015, North America’s largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) LAN party and gaming festival celebrating its 20th year. AT&T’s powerful network and U-verse® High Speed Internet will once again provide optimal bandwidth speed and connectivity to bring together thousands of gamers for an amazing gaming experience.

In addition to providing attendees with an excellent networked gaming experience in QuakeCon’s BYOC, AT&T’s presence helps open up the event to gamers around the world by providing the opportunity for Quakecon to present live and on-demand video streams of tournaments and presentations.

“AT&T has been an instrumental partner in QuakeCon’s success throughout the years thanks to the speed and accessibility their network resources provide attendees and fans watching the action from home,” said Tim Willits, studio director of id Software. “Thanks to their continued support and enthusiasm, we’re excited for QuakeCon’s 20th year to be the best and most connected yet.”

“Gaming is all about the highs and lows – high speed and low latency.  We developed U-verse with AT&T GigaPower with that in mind,” said Bob Bickerstaff, vice president of voice and data products, AT&T Home Solutions. “We’re thrilled to show gamers from all over the globe everything our network is capable of providing during the festival.”

QuakeCon 2015, the ultimate video game festival, will take place on-site at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX on Thursday, July 23rd through Sunday, July 26th. Doors to QuakeCon will open on Thursday, July 23rd at 10:00am and will remain open through 12:00pm on Sunday, July 26th.

QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:

  • Thursday, July 23rd: 10am – 6pm
  • Friday, July 24th: 10am – 6pm
  • Saturday, July 25th: 10am – 6pm

The free event is open to general admission attendees thanks to the support of id Software and Bethesda Softworks, as well as the QuakeCon volunteer staff and the 2015 event sponsors and exhibitors.

To pre-register for QuakeCon today go to:  registration.quakecon.org. For more information on QuakeCon 2015 visit  www.quakecon.org.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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