Probably the largest gaming event of the year, E3 2019, is about to commence soon, and even though Sony has opted out of the conference this year, other big industry players are all present. From Microsoft and Nintendo to Electronic Arts to Ubisoft and Bethesda, most if not all are expected to drop big news on new consoles and games. Some new faces will be joining the roster too, with AMD and UploadVR among them. Below, we’ve compiled a schedule for all the biggest presentations you can’t miss, along with where you can stream them.
EA — one of the largest developers in the industry — will be hosting its very own EA Play event right before the start of E3, and the company has already dropped various titles that will be featured, including Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Apex Legends, Battlefield V, FIFA 20, Madden NFL 20, and The Sims 4.
Conference Time: Saturday, June 8 – 12:15 ET, 9:15 PT, 17:15 BST.
Microsoft announced earlier that this year’s conference will be the longest one it has ever had at the expo, showcasing 14 titles, with Halo Infinite, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Gears 5 among them.
Conference Time: Sunday, June 9 – 16:00 ET, 13:00 PT, 21:00 BST.
With a shaky reception to Fallout 76, Bethesda will hopefully bring things around this conference. However, so far its only announced Doom Eternal for the event, while fans will be wanting more with Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI.
Conference Time: Sunday, June 9 – 20:30 ET, 17:30 PT. Monday, June 10 – 01:30 BST
Upload VR will be having its first E3 conference this year. As the name suggests, the company specializes in bringing VR to the gaming world, and has planned reveals and trailers for upcoming VR tech and games.
Conference Time: Monday, June 10 – 12:00 ET, 09:00 PT, 17:00 BST.
PC Gaming Show
Renowned computer gaming magazine PC Gamer will be hosting yet another event dedicated to PC games. So far, big names like Digital Extremes, Epic Games and Paradox Interactive have been confirmed, along with a whole roster of other developers.
Conference Time: Monday, June 10 – 13:00 ET, 10:00 PT, 18:00 BST.
Ubisoft needs no introduction. The company — which plans to release another four AAA titles this fiscal year — has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, For Honor, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and The Division 2 will all be featured in this year’s conference. Fans will be hoping for a new Splinter Cell or Watch Dogs 3, so stay tuned to see if those come up.
Conference Time: Monday, June 10 – 16:00 ET, 13:00 PT, 21:00 BST.
Another newcomer to E3, hardware maker AMD will be showcasing its latest tech that will power next-gen PCs and consoles.
Conference Time: Monday, June 10 – 18:00 ET, 15:00 PT, 23:00 BST.
With the much-anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake in the works, SQUARE ENIX’s show this year is going to be huge. The developers have also announced that Marvel’s Avengers will be making an appearance at their E3 panel, a game revealed in 2017 but has gone rather silent since.
Conference Time: Monday, June 10 – 21:00 ET, 18:00 PT.
The family favorite Nintendo will the last big show to wrap up E3 this year, with rumors about a new Animal Crossing and more DLC characters to hit Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. There’s also a handful of upcoming games the Japanese gaming company hasn’t revealed much about yet, so fans of the company should definitely check in on the show.
Conference Time: Tuesday, June 11 – 12:00 ET, 09:00 PT, 17:00 BST.
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