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QuakeCon registration opens at 8 p.m. ET tonight

If you're positively jonesing to try out some of Bethesda Softworks' upcoming titles before the hoi polloi get their filthy hands on them, you'll want to stick around your computer at 8 p.m. ET tonight. That's when registration for QuakeCon 2011 opens up, letting people ensure their place at the PC gaming-centric event which will be held August 4 through August 7 at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Basic registration will be free, though three premium tiers of tickets will be available in limited quantities for the diehards. These include a $20 "Select-a-Seat" package, which gets you quickly into the BYOC arena, and the $35 "Swag Pack," which gets you some free merch. There's also the $50 "QuakeCon Done Quick" package, which includes both speedy entry into panels and a metric ton of merch. Check out more details about these super ritzy premium packages after the break.

Select-a-Seat Package - $20

  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • An official QuakeCon 2011 BYOC t-shirt
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad
Swag Pack – $35
  • An official QuakeCon 2011 attendee t-shirt
  • A RAGE Wingstick t-shirt
  • A Skyrim lithograph signed by the team at Bethesda Game Studios
  • A pack of RAGE, Skyrim, and Prey 2 zipper-pulls
QuakeCon done Quick Package - $50 (Limit of 200 packages available)
  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • Express lane fast-pass registration for the BYOC
  • Express lane fast-pass to every speaker, panel, and public event at QuakeCon
  • Limited reserved access seating for all panels, presentations, and events
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad, individually numbered and signed by Tim Willits, Creative Director of RAGE
  • A limited edition QuakeCon 2011 zipper-pull

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