FORTRESS IS OPEN DURING SXSW SYDNEY FOR WALK-INS

SUNDAY 15TH – SUNDAY 22ND OCT

Dive into a world of gaming magic with a Games Wristband. At SXSW Sydney, venture into gaming realms across venues like Fortress Sydney. Enjoy live playthroughs, product launches, demos, and more at the SXSW Sydney Games Festival.

Explore the Games Showcase at Fortress Sydney featuring 150+ global developers, and the Tabletop Festival for traditional and RPG games at ICC.

Your wristband unlocks the Opening Night and themed showcase nights, plus the SXSW Sydney Games Awards hosted by Tom Cardy, all at Fortress. 

Immerse in the future of gaming at SXSW Sydney Games Festival, spanning October 15-22. 

Sun 15: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Mon 16: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM

*Tue 17: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

*Wed 18: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

*Thu 19: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

*Fri 20: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM

*Sat 21: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM

*Sun 22: 10:00 AM – 3:00 AM

*Parts of the Venue may be closed for SXSW Sydney ticketed events

Fortress SXSW schedule

Game Fast. Game Free.

Free PC gaming from Oct 15 – 22 supported by Telstra

Telstra is celebrating the biggest month of games with a week of FREE PC Play in the Fortress Telstra Lounge. Play games on our high-end Alienware PCs and claim a full 2HR game session to squad up with friends IRL or dive in and explore our massive library of games.

ALIENWARE AURORA R16 GIVEWAY

WIN AN ALIENWARE R16 BATTLESTATION WORTH OVER $7,000!

To celebrate the release of the newest Alienware Aurora R16 we’re giving away a complete gaming setup + runner up prizes!

FAQ

We are open for walk-ins only every day of South by South West Sydney – and entry is completely FREE! There will be sections of the Venue closed off during the event! If you would like to attend this you will need to have either a badge or wristband that can be purchased here!

All of our general offerings are still available during this time – from bars, dining, arcade, PC & board games to VIP Booths and Streamer Pods, just walk-in and talk to our lovely staff to eat, drink and play!

Game Fast. Game Free – supported by Telstra
Find out how you can utilise free PC play all week here!

Yes! While the SXSW Sydney events are strictly ticketed events, the rest of the venue will be open until late – including The Tavern for dining and drinks and the Telstra Lounge for Free PC gaming!

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