For a long time Electronic Entertainment Expo, E3, has served as a hub for developers to get their products in the hands of the media. Early this year, in move that shocked many, ESA made the expo open and highly accessible by the public. In addition to more affordable tickets, ESA has now announced a new fan experience coming to E3.
E3 Coliseum 2017
E3 has teamed with The Game Awards producer Geoff Keighley to introduce E3 Coliseum 2017. This new event will host video game’s biggest fans, developers, and special guests from the world of electronic entertainment. As a result, fans everywhere will have the chance to engage creators and developers from their favorite games and franchises. Several special guest celebrities will also be in attendance to discuss how video games influence their work and arts. These appearances include visionary game developers, celebrated talent from film, TV and music. ESA has posted several publishers who have joined the fray in hosting panels. Publishers you can expect:
- Bethesda Softworks,
- Gearbox Publishing,
- Sony Interactive Entertainment,
- Square Enix,
- Warner Bros.,
- Interactive Entertainment,
- and Xbox with more said to be announced later on.
The New Experience
The world’s premiere event in digital entertainment for PC, consoles, mobile platforms and virtual reality gets a new look with E3 Coliseum. The new partnership continues to push for consumer accessibly now with the help of Facebook. First, fans around the world can tune into the event via Facebook Live. In addition, they can submit questions to panelists and teams directly from Facebook. Select panels will also be available for stream via Twitch as well as other major streaming platforms.
Access to E3 Coliseum will be available to all ticketed E3 attendees. However, entry is prioritized for consumers and business pass-holders first. Tickets are now available at www.e3expo.com. For additional information, be sure to stay tuned to Sports Gamers Online as we follow all news leading up to E3 2017.