Microsoft Officially Unveils E3 2016 Plans

Microsoft has officially pulled back the curtain on its E3 2016 plans.

As revealed earlier in April, Microsoft’s E3 2016 press conference will indeed take place Monday, June 13 at 9:30am PDT.  The conference will again be held at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, and streamed live for the world to watch. You’ll be able to watch the conference live on, the Xbox Twitch Channel, the Xbox Live Events Player on Xbox One and Xbox 360, or at a local Microsoft store. Spike TV will also be showing the conference in the U.S. and Canada.

Microsoft is bringing back Xbox Daily: Live @ E3, a one hour news show that covers all things Xbox each day. The show will air Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 15 from 4pm-5pm. Hosted by Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb and Graeme Boyd, Xbox Live’s Acey Bongos, Live @ E3 will showcase the latest news, trailers, and interviews with game creators. Expect a variety of guest stars and prominent industry figures to appear.

Twitch is also partnering with Microsoft to bring Xbox fans hours of coverage from inside the LA Convention Center. You’ll be able to watch it all on the Xbox Twitch channel from Xbox Twitch channel from 12pm-4pm PDT on Tuesday, June 14, from 10am-4pm PDT on Wednesday, June 15, and from 10am-5pm PDT on Thursday, June 16.

Finally, 500 lucky fans in LA will get a ticket for exclusive access to Xbox FanFest: E3 2016. Here’s everything tickets will include:

  • Entry into the Xbox E3 2016 Briefing on Monday, June 13th, 9:30 a.m. PDT at the Galen Center
  • A custom-built backpack filled with gaming swag
  • Play time with all-new exclusives and our biggest blockbuster games coming this holiday
  • The chance to meet some of the industry’s top developers, leaders and influencers.
  • Even more surprise events during the week.

Check out the Xbox E3 Online Experience page to learn how you can enter to be one of those lucky 500.