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

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

1MORE KontrolFreek
505 Games LF Gaming
5-hour ENERGY® Little Buddy, LLC
Activision Logitech G
AKRacing Mayflash Limited
Aksys Games Localization, Inc. Mecca Electronics
Alchemy (Shanghai) Information Technology Microsoft Corporation
Andaseat MomoCon
ANKKORO Natsume Inc.
Annapurna Interactive nDreams Ltd
ArenaNet, LLC Next Level Racing
ASTRO Gaming Nintendo
Atlus noblechairs
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America NVIDIA
Bethesda Outright Games
Bigben Interactive Performance Designed Products
Bionik/My Arcade PowerA
Bloody Gaming Psyonix Inc.
Capcom USA, Inc. RDS Industries Inc.
CaptoGlove Rebellion
China Universal Press & Publication Co. Ltd. Scarecrow Studio
Click Entertainment SCRY GAME
Cybershoes Sega
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.
Enjin Tastemakers LLC
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
Game Informer Thrustmaster
Gameloft Tobii AB
GameSpot TokenPlay
Gameworld Distributors Turtle Beach
Gearbox Publishing Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Google U&I Entertainment
Grey Box/ Six Foot Ubisoft Entertainment SA
GungHo Online Entertainment UCC Distributing Inc.
Hori Virtuos
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
Konami Digital Entertaiment, Inc. YESOJO Co. LTD.
Yuyuanxin Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

More details to come, stay tuned!