E3 2018 is Coming – Everything to Know before the Countdown Begins

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E3 2018, one of the major events for the gaming industry and gamers is coming soon. The event is organized by Entertainment Software Association. This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo will be the 24th E3 event. E3 will be held from 12 June – 14 June this year. Like always the anticipation from E3 is high. Gamers will be looking forward to some thrilling announcements. The Hardware manufacturers and game developers and publishers will be excited equally to present the latest and enthralling products to the attendees at Los Angeles Convention Center and the world.

E3 2018 will be offering public passes, just like E2 2017. It’s only that this time the access to the public pass holders will be given few hours later than the industry pass holders. The show hours are given below, as published by E3 official site. This year there are 1000 public passes or Gamer passes sold.

E3 2018 Show Hours

Date: 12th June, Tuesday
Industry Pass: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Gamer Pass: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Date: 13th June, Wednesday
Industry Pass: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Gamer Pass: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Date: 14th June, Thursday
Industry Pass: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Gamer Pass: 9:00 pm to 6:00 pm

E3 recently tweeted about Industry pass last registration dates nearing.

We have big announcements coming from the gaming giants this E3 2018. Take a look at some of the notable games announcements to look forwards to.

E3 2018 Games Announcements

Electronic Arts

We will have Electronic Arts announce a new Battlefield game during E3 2018. It will be interesting to watch what is in this new version of the game. We will also have Anthem, which for now is said to be pushed to Q1 2019.

Epic Games

Epic Games will have a Fortnite Battle Royale event which is pretty much exciting news in itself.

Microsoft Studios

Forza Horizon 4 will most likely be revealed during E3 2018. So there will be another Forza game from Microsoft Studios.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Last of Us Part II from Sony. The game will be available for PS4.

Square Enix

Kingdom Hearts III release date will be revealed during E3 2018. Here is the Kingdom Hearts III trailer. The game will be releasing for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Nintendo will be holding Super Smash Bros and Splatoon 2 tournaments. Both will be for Nintendo Switch. Those interested in Super Smash Bros Invitational, it is scheduled to be help June 11 – 12 in LA. Nintendo will hold the  Splatoon 2 World Championship on April 21.


Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 details will be out in E3. This has to be a treat to those who loved The Division. 

Giants Software

Farming Simulator 19. It will be for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows and Xbox One.

List of the companies participating in E3 2018

505 GamesLF Gaming
5-hour ENERGY®Little Buddy, LLC
ActivisionLogitech G
AKRacingMayflash Limited
Aksys Games Localization, Inc.Mecca Electronics
Alchemy (Shanghai) Information TechnologyMicrosoft Corporation
ANKKORONatsume Inc.
Annapurna InteractivenDreams Ltd
ArenaNet, LLCNext Level Racing
ASTRO GamingNintendo
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment AmericaNVIDIA
BethesdaOutright Games
Bigben InteractivePerformance Designed Products
Bionik/My ArcadePowerA
Bloody GamingPsyonix Inc.
Capcom USA, Inc.RDS Industries Inc.
China Universal Press & Publication Co. Ltd.Scarecrow Studio
Click EntertainmentSCRY GAME
Daedalic Entertainment GmbHShenzhen Sades Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
DC Games GroupSift LLC
Deep Silver Inc.Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Dell Inc.Splash Damage
DisplayLinkSquare Enix, Inc.
DMarketStarbreeze Publishing AB
DXRacerTake-Two Interactive Software Inc.
EnjinTastemakers LLC
Ewin Industrial LLCTeam 17
FANDOMTechland SP Z.O.O.
Focus Home InteractiveTencent America LLC
Frontier DevelopmentsThe Abyss
FUNCOMThe Pixel Crushers
Funko and GameStopTHQ Nordic
Game InformerThrustmaster
GameloftTobii AB
Gameworld DistributorsTurtle Beach
Gearbox PublishingTwitch Interactive, Inc.
GoogleU&I Entertainment
Grey Box/ Six FootUbisoft Entertainment SA
GungHo Online EntertainmentUCC Distributing Inc.
Hyperbook StudioVolante Design Inc.
Hyperkin, Inc.Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
IGN EntertainmentWhirlwind FX
InCommWish Interactive Technology Ltd.
Ingrem USWizard Games
Kalypso Media USA Inc.XSEED Games
Konami Digital Entertaiment, Inc.YESOJO Co. LTD.
Yuyuanxin Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

More details to come, stay tuned!