Following the success of last years event (despite some hurdles), it has been confirmed that California Extreme will return as a live event. California Extreme 2022 has been announced and its set to return as a live event during the Summer.
California Extreme 2022 will take place as a live event from July 30th to July 31st at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara. The event will once again showcase numerous arcade and pinball games for all to play. At the same time, a series of panels will be organized with industry pioneers.
At the moment no guest list or panel schedule have been announced. Nor are the hotel blocks open for booking. More information about guests and panels will be available in the coming months.
It should be noted that everything has been tentatively been announced as plans could change due to the pandemic. Also details about the safety protocol will be announced in the future.
California Extreme is one of the largest showcases of classic arcade and pinball games in North America. The event brings together industry pioneers along with collectors of retro games and video game historians for one weekend.
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