Microsoft Unveils Its Plans for E3 2018

Microsoft has announced its plans for E3 2018, including details on the Xbox fan event, information regarding the pre-E3 briefing and live stream and more.

on April 19, 2018 4:51 PM

E3 2018 is only a couple of months away, and while gamers are still speculating as to what will be revealed at this year’s event along with which studios will be attending, Microsoft has shed some light on its plans for the four-day event.

Microsoft has confirmed that it will be returning to E3 2018 and will be holding its annual Xbox E3 2018 Briefing, which will be live streamed on Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. PDT. This will allows viewers to get a chance to get an in-depth look at previously-announced games as well as check out trailers for yet to be announced titles are currently in the works.

Those interested in checking out the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing live can tune in on the official Xbox Mixer account at 1 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. EST on, June 10. Additionally, the live stream will offer six languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, as well as support for English Closed Captions.

Aside from an E3 briefing, Microsoft has also announced that its new show Inside Xbox, will be airing during E3. Inside Xbox: Live @ E3 will kick off on Monday, June 11 at 3 p.m. PDT/7 p.m. EST and will feature a live stream full of Xbox-exclusive announcements, game demos, interviews, opportunities to win free swag, and more.

Finally, Microsoft opened its Submission Site for the Xbox FanFest 2018. Those who happen to be in Los Angeles during the week of E3 can sign up to be one of 400 people to receive a ticket to Xbox fan event or for one of the 1,000 lucky fans to receive an Xbox Briefing-Only Fan Ticket. Regardless of which ticket you win, all 1400 winners will be granted guaranteed access to Microsoft’s E3 press conference, with details regarding the press conference yet to be revealed.

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.