All You Need To Know About The E3 2018 Expo

It’s that time again! E3, the world’s premier event for computer and video games, will commence on June 12th through 14th at the Los Angeles Convention CenterE3 brings together leading computer and video game companies, business partners, media, industry analysts, and gamers from over 100 countries. E3 2018 also invites experts, visionaries, entrepreneurs, leading streamers, and online influencers within the computer and video game industry that include:

  • Software Developers
  • Buyers and Retailers
  • Programmers
  • Distributors
  • Entertainment Industry Representatives
  • Gamers
  • Financiers and Venture Capitalists
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Manufacturers
  • Resellers
  • Researchers & Educators
  • Financial and Industry Analysts
  • Worldwide Electronic and Print Media

Similar to years in the past we compiled an E3 guide to help you register and get through the massive gaming event, please see below.

eSports at E3:

Recently announced E3 will host one of the biggest eSports at the E3 ESL Arena, June 12-14 in Los Angeles. Located in the heart of the South Hall, the new E3 ESL Arena stage is a 7,500-square-foot dynamic esports experience that seats over 200 fans. The main stage will feature custom player experiences with analysts and casters, giving the audience up-close VIP access to the world of competitive esports. For the lineup or for more information about eSports at E3 please visit:

The Experience:

This year ESA and E3 are teaming up with producer Geoff Keighley (The Game Awards) to introduce the E3 COLISEUM which is a main stage that brings video game fans closer to their favorite games and creators. The E3 Coliseum takes place at The Novo at L.A. Live, June 12th, 10AM – 7PM, June 13th, 10AM – 7PM, and June 14th, 10AM – 4PM. For more information please visit:

New Product Spotlight:

The New Product Spotlight is the list of never-seen-before products to be displayed at E3 2018. The new products are supplied by E3 exhibitors and is not inclusive of all the new products expected to be on display at the show. Click here to check out the products on the New Product Spotlight list.

E3 Live:

During the three day event there will be live broadcasting located here:


Registration for the E3 “Gamer Pass” is still open and can be purchased here: The attendee Gamer Pass for the Three-Day Show Floor ticket is $249.00. Please note: Gamer passes are available in limited quantity.  All Gamer passes are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Register for a gamer pass before they are sold out here: Registration deadlines apply for all attendees.


This year E3 has new show hours. Below are the E3 Exhibit Hall and Second Floor Meeting Room Access Hours for Holders:

DATE                                   INDUSTRY PASS*              GAMER PASS

Tuesday, June 12th           11:00AM – 7:00PM          2:00PM-7:00PM

Wednesday, June 13th    9:00AM – 7:00PM             12:00PM-7:00PM

Thursday, June 14th         9:00AM – 6:00PM             9:00AM – 6:00PM

Click here for more information on the new show hours. Click here to view the hours for industry professionals and gamers. *Industry-Qualified Attendees, Media, Exhibitors, VIP Buyers, and Business Pass.

E3 Mobile App:

Utilizing the E3 Mobile app attendees can:

  • Stay on schedule with exciting sessions at E3 Coliseum
  • Stream for up-to-the-minute happenings
  • Locate exhibitors and get real-time directions with interactive maps
  • Publish your profile and network with thousands of attendees
  • Receive important, real-time communications from E3
  • Join in on social media with #E32018
  • See a complete list of the all-new products

The E3 mobile app can be downloaded here:

Los Angeles Convention Center:

The Los Angeles Convention Center is located at the intersection of the Santa Monica and Harbor Freeways.
Below is the Los Angeles Convention Center address:

1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
Phone: 213-741-1151
***For directions and additional information visit the Los Angeles Convention Center website.

We hope you all have a BLAST at E3 2018! For more information, please visit or

About E3:

The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the US association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet.


Source: E3