Where to Watch the E3 Keynote Presentations
E3 2015 is right around the corner, and fans have never had a better look at what happens when video game companies put on their dog and pony shows. For the uninitiated, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 is an annual trade fair for the video game industry. It’s used by publishers and accessory manufacturers to unveil their upcoming games and game-related merchandise. Unlike other video game trade shows that are open to the general public, E3 is an exclusive, industry-only event. You’ll find game company employees, the gaming press, advertisers and retail distributors at the event. Yet 2015 marks the first time in a number of years that a small amount of the general public will be allowed inside, through a tough ticketing system. It’s been reported that only 1,500 tickets will be made available to the general public and the means of getting them aren’t easy.
Fear not, because even if you can’t get in there are still plenty of ways to watch the happenings at this years E3. Let’s take a look at some of what you can watch and where you can watch it!
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Xbox kicks off E3 with their Keynote presentation on Monday, June 15th at 9:30 am PDT. Fans can watch the keynote on their Xbox One, Xbox 360, xbox.com, Twitch or on tv at SpikeTV (check your cable provider to see if you get the channel). After their keynote fans will be able to catch live Xbox E3 breaking news, exclusive announcements, trailer reveals, game demos, and interviews with game creators on Xbox Daily, June 15-17 from 4 pm – 5 pm PDT on Xbox One, Xbox.com, and Xbox 360.
Microsoft E3 Presentation
The Microsoft E3 presentation was on Monday the 15th, and it was pretty fantastic. If you missed it, you can watch it on demand on the Xbox site. Just click below. Don’t forget to check out our podcast mini-sode 001 for a rundown on our thoughts about the presentation.
Monday, June 15th marks PlayStation’s annual E3 Press Conference. The show starts at 6 pm Pacific / 9 pm Eastern. Fans will be able to watch the festivities live on their PS4 or PS3 using the Live Events Viewer app, or via PlayStation.com, Twitch, YouTube, or on the PlayStation.Blog at http://blog.us.playstation.com
PlayStation will also host a LiveCast show that kicks off Tuesday, 6/16 at 12 pm Pacific / 3 pm Eastern where they will debut new gameplay footage, game demos, and developer interviews across more than 40 upcoming games.
Playstation E3 Experience
The Sony E3 presentation was on Monday the 15th, and it brought some huge surprises. If you missed it, you can watch it on demand on the Xbox site. Just click below. Don’t forget to check out our podcast mini-sode 002 for a rundown on our thoughts about the presentation.
Nintendo will not be having a live E3 Keynote presentation, instead they’re going the Nintendo Direct route, but that’s ok, because we love them anyway! Get the news on upcoming games and much more directly from Nintendo in this special streaming event at 9 am PT on Tues., June 16. Nintendo will also have daily Treehouse Live @E3 presentations, check back for the times.
You’ll also be able to watch the Nintendo World Championships live at 3 pm PDT/6 pm EDT on Sunday, June 14th through Twitch, YouTube or Nintendo.com
Nintendo E3 Digital Event
The Nintendo Direct Event was on Tuesday the 16th, and it has one of the most entertaining presentations at E3. If you missed it, you can watch it on demand on the Nintendo site. Just click below. Don’t forget to check out our podcast mini-sode 003 for a rundown on our thoughts about the presentation.