E3 Closes with 69,200 Attendees, Will Be Returning June 11 to 13 in 2019

A recent post from the ESA reveals that E3 2018 saw 69,200 attendees and revealed the 2019 dates for the big event would be June 11 to 13.

on June 16, 2018 11:30 AM

As E3 2018 comes to a close, we look back on the great celebrations and announcements we saw over the past week. From Microsoft’s explosive, 50-game strong announcement to Sony’s stunning showing and Nintendo’s love letter to Smash Bros.there were a lot of games announced and a lot of excitement to be had for gamers of all kinds.

As all that excitement draws to a close, we get a chance to reflect back on E3 2018’s substantial showing thanks to a recent post from the ESA regarding both attendance levels and the upcoming dates for next year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Next year’s E3 will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

With more than 200 exhibitors, including 85 companies that were exhibiting at the event for the first time, showing 3,250 products and giving a behind-the-scenes look at the most anticipated games and announcements, this year’s event saw more than 69,200 people in attendance alongside the millions of folks watching online; it was an incredibly successful showing this year for all companies involved.

In other E3 related news, ESA also showcased the winners for the E3 College Game Competition from Brigham Young University (BYU), who took top honors as the winner for their game, Beat Boxers.

As stated above, next year’s E3 will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. We look forward to covering the news for you next year!

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Emily Hobbs is a Staff Writer at Dualshockers. When she's not writing articles, she's also a senior Computer Information Systems with a Forensics focus major at Stevenson University, where she bonded with her roommates freshman year via Dark Souls and Outlast, as all true friendships should begin. She enjoys any kind of game except for the ones she doesn't, and a good RPG or horror game can make her day.