Xbox FanFest Is Returning at E3 2017

Xbox's FanFest gives fans a chance see the world of Xbox from inside E3.

on April 17, 2017 2:16 PM

Have you ever wanted to be at Microsoft’s E3 press conference in person? Well then today is your lucky day! Microsoft has announced the return of their FanFest program for 500 lucky gamers.

Not only will the FanFest 2017 ticket include admission to Microsofts press briefing (which starts on June 11th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. PDT and 5:00 p.m. EDT), which is normally reserved for members of the press, but it will also give gamers the chance to play exclusive games. In addition, fans will also be able to try out Project Scorpio before anyone else. You will also get the chance to meet developers and other fans.

If you want a FanFest ticket, registration opens this Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. Only 400 will be available so you will need to hurry. Registration is free, however you must put a credit card on file.  You must be 21 years of age or older, and you must have have an Xbox Live account and a gamertag to go along with it. Tickets are limited to one ticket per person. If you want to read the full FAQ, click here.

Xbox FanFest was initially launched at E3 2015, and the tradition has been continued since, also including European events at Gamescom and smaller events in other countries.

Microsoft recently unveiled the specifications of their new, high-powered console, Project Scorpio. Microsoft is scheduled to reveal more about Project Scorpio at E3 this year, however it is confirmed that all Xbox One and Xbox 360 games will run better on Project Scorpio.

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Tanner Pierce is a Staff Writer at Dualshockers.com. When he isn't writing, he attends classes at Palm Beach State College and will be majoring in Journalism at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania in the Fall.