Twitch Announces First Round of Exhibitors and Sponsors Attending TwitchCon 2016

Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning T-Pain to perform at TwitchCon: The Party

Twitch announced the first set of confirmed exhibitors and sponsors at TwitchCon 2016. Twitch also revealed that T-Pain, a hip hop legend and two-time Grammy winner, will be a special guest performer at TwitchCon:The Party. EDM superstar Darude and a yet-to-be-announced surprise A-List headliner will also be on the bill.

Coming to the show’s ever-expanding expo hall and related events are more than 50 game publishers, developers, vendors, software and hardware manufacturers, and other members of the industry. Among the many brands taking part are Xbox, Electronic Arts, Daybreak Games, Amazon Game Studios, Naughty Dog, Devolver Digital, Starbreeze Studios, tinyBuild Games, Trion Worlds, Vainglory, and more. Click here for a complete list of exhibitors.

Twitch is also proud to announce TwitchCon’s 2016’s presenting sponsors include Xbox, truth, and Amazon Game Studio, as well as experience sponsors which include: Streamlabs – formerly Twitch Alerts (VIP Room Sponsor), Tiltify (Charity Plaza Sponsor), Turtle Beach (Streamer Zone Sponsor), Bud Light Music Garden, NoCopyrightSounds(Bud Light Music Garden Sponsor), Old Spice (Tabletop Square Sponsor), Indie District, powered by Taco Bell and HP OMEN (TwitchCon: The Party Sponsor).

A major TwitchCon attraction is TwitchCon:The Party which is sponsored by HP OMEN and taking place at the Petco Park outdoor stadium. Doors open for this year’s event at 5:45 pm on October 1st where there will be gaming stations, photo booths, fireworks, and other fun activities. The festivities kick off with the HP “Heroes of the Storm” OMEN Challenge at 6:00pm. In the challenge, four teams of five gamers will compete in Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm while trapped in gaming torture chambers for a chance to win the first HP OMEN Challenge Championship and a cash prize. Various elements such as wind blasts, cold environments, and more will be incorporated into each chamber pod to further challenge gamers during the championship. Torture elements will be revealed to both the live and online Twitch audience via spectacular animations emanating from a giant LED tower.

The latest TwitchCon: The Party performer to be announced is T-Pain. Over the past couple of months, he has launched a successful channel on Twitch where his engaging personality and love of video games have made him a hit on the platform.

“I’ve received amazing love from the Twitch community and my fans since I’ve begun streaming,”

TwitchCon 2016 will take place September 30-October 2 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. To assist with accommodations, Twitch has negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms near the convention center. Since rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, book early for the best selection and price through Twitch’s online booking system.

For more information on TwitchCon 2016 (#TwitchCon2016), visit the official site and follow @TwitchCon.