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
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 will have a Fortnite Battle Royale event which is pretty much exciting news in itself.
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.
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.
Farming Simulator 19. It will be for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows and Xbox One.
List of the companies participating in E3 2018
|505 Games||LF Gaming|
|5-hour ENERGY®||Little Buddy, LLC|
|Aksys Games Localization, Inc.||Mecca Electronics|
|Alchemy (Shanghai) Information Technology||Microsoft Corporation|
|Annapurna Interactive||nDreams Ltd|
|ArenaNet, LLC||Next Level Racing|
|BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America||NVIDIA|
|Bigben Interactive||Performance Designed Products|
|Bloody Gaming||Psyonix Inc.|
|Capcom USA, Inc.||RDS Industries Inc.|
|CD PROJEKT S.A.||ROCCAT|
|China Universal Press & Publication Co. Ltd.||Scarecrow Studio|
|Click Entertainment||SCRY GAME|
|DA CREATION LIMITED||Shacknews|
|Daedalic Entertainment GmbH||Shenzhen Sades Digital Technology Co., Ltd.|
|DC Games Group||Sift LLC|
|Deep Silver Inc.||Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC|
|Dell Inc.||Splash Damage|
|DisplayLink||Square Enix, Inc.|
|DMarket||Starbreeze Publishing AB|
|DXRacer||Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.|
|Ewin Industrial LLC||Team 17|
|FANDOM||Techland SP Z.O.O.|
|Focus Home Interactive||Tencent America LLC|
|Frontier Developments||The Abyss|
|FUNCOM||The Pixel Crushers|
|Funko and GameStop||THQ Nordic|
|Gameworld Distributors||Turtle Beach|
|Gearbox Publishing||Twitch Interactive, Inc.|
|Grey Box/ Six Foot||Ubisoft Entertainment SA|
|GungHo Online Entertainment||UCC Distributing Inc.|
|Hyperbook Studio||Volante Design Inc.|
|Hyperkin, Inc.||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment|
|IGN Entertainment||Whirlwind FX|
|InComm||Wish Interactive Technology Ltd.|
|Ingrem US||Wizard Games|
|Kalypso Media USA Inc.||XSEED Games|
|KOEI TECMO GAMES||Xsens|
|Konami Digital Entertaiment, Inc.||YESOJO Co. LTD.|
|Yuyuanxin Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.|
More details to come, stay tuned!