With less than two month to go before E3 2019, details from all of the prominent players are beginning to take form. Today, Microsoft made theirs known. The publisher revealed that the Microsoft E3 2019 press conference date will to the Sunday before the convention, the same position the company has been utilizing for years now.
Microsoft is touting 2019 as their “biggest E3 presence ever”. They tease that “Whether you play your games on Xbox One or on a PC, are fans of RPGs, first-person shooters and everything in between, or just like watching others play games, there will be something for everyone at E3.”
The publisher confirmed that the Microsoft E3 2019 press conference date will return to its Sunday slot, announcing the show will begin on June 9th at 1:00 p.m. Pacific, 4:00 p.m. Eastern. Their statement today promises “everything from trailers for unannounced titles coming in 2019 and beyond to in-depth looks at previously announced games.”
Those that watch the conference through Mixer will be eligible to win MixPot rewards. And they also confirmed there will be an Inside Xbox: Live @ E3 show that will air at 3:00 p.m. Pacific, 6:00 p.m. Eastern right after the press conference itself. The live Inside Xbox “will feature a livestream full of exclusive announcements, game demos, interviews, and more.”
It was also announced that the Microsoft Theater and the Xbox Plaza at LA Live will be the place for fans to go that are live on the scene. There will be over 100 gameplay stations at Microsoft’s main stage as well as robust Microsoft merchandise shop.
Microsoft also confirmed that FanFest will indeed be returning in the form of Xbox FanFest: E3 2019. Though details are scarce at this point as the publisher plans a full reveal during the Inside Xbox episode planned for later today.
E3 2019 should be a big year for Microsoft, and a rather important one. And Xbox Head Phil Spencer promises they’re ready.