The E3 2019 will take place June 11-13, but the publisher's conferences happen before: The Electronic Entertainment Expo is an opportunity for the world's greatest video game players to showcase their latest innovations. As Google prepares to put Stadia on the right track, its competitors – Microsoft in the lead – will run chain ads. Sony, for the first time, will not attend the event this year.
How to follow E3 2019? Our publishers bring together everything you need to know about it, especially the E3 dates, the great conference program, and the ads you expect.
Dates, schedules and program of E3 2019 conferences
The E3 2019 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) takes place June 11-13, 2019. The event takes place in Los Angeles at the Convention Center. But, as every year, separate events will be arranged upstream by some brands. The first announcements will take place on June 6. Here is the program of E3 2019, taking into account the conferences held before the opening of the show. All times correspond to the CEST time zone, in other words, the time of the time zone in which Paris is located.
Google "Stadia Connect" Thursday, June 6 at 6pm
Google has announced the formulas, price and launch date of Google Stadia in an event before E3 2019. Find all the information about this in our articles written for the occasion:
Electronic Arts "EA Play Livestreams" Saturday, June 8 at 6:15 pm
Three original EA games from Hazelight, Zoink and Glowmade Studios were announced, but details were not released. We also had a gameplay video for TPS Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, the officialization of a Street mode for FIFA 20, a new character, a new weapon and a world classified for the season 2 of Apex Legends and the arrival of chapter 4 of Battlefield V.
Microsoft on Sunday, June 9 at 10:00 p.m.
The most anticipated E3 2019 conference has not necessarily fulfilled all its promises. On the console side, the promises for the next Xbox are the same as for the PS5, while xCloud was unobtrusive. Many games were featured, but no gameplay. On the other hand, the announcement with great pomp of the release date of Cyberpunk 2077 by Keanu Reeves. See below our articles on the Microsoft event:
Bethesda on Monday, June 10 at 2:30 p.m.
Bethesda announced a major content update for Fallout 76 as well as the arrival of a Battle Royale mode. Two surprise games also appeared with Ghostwire Tokyo, an action game with a paranormal atmosphere, and Deathloop, still enigmatic, but that will put two characters, one of whom wants to protect one time loop and the other to destroy it.
Eternal damnation will be released on November 22, 2019. In addition to a solo mode, there are multi 2v1 with two players, each one camped a demon and a third representing the role of the hunter. Other FPS, Wolfenstein: Youngblood will land on the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on July 26, 2019. Finally, a DLC for Anger 2, Rise of the Ghosts, was announced.
Return Digital on Monday, June 10 at 4:00 p.m.
Oh Devolver and his lectures completely crazy. As usual, the editor controlled E3, but among a few tricks, he even announced some promising projects, or at least catch the eye: Battle Royale Ultimate Knockout Fall Guys, Bootleg, Carrion, the arcade game Enter the Gunge, The Messenger : Picnic and My Friend Pedro.
Ubisoft on Monday, June 10 from 9:00 p.m.
The studio prepares many game announcements. One should talk about Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, released a few weeks earlier. There will also be news updates on some of their games, including Rainbow Six Siege, For Honor and Tom Clancy's The Division 2.
Square Enix on Tuesday, June 11 at 3:00 a.m.
The remake of Final Fantasy 7 and The Avenger's Project are among the titles expected at the conference.
Nintendo "Nintendo Direct" on Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Animal Crossing, Astral Chain, Super Mario Maker 2, Luigi's Mansion 3 and other titles should be part of the upcoming releases in 2019.
Sony: no event
For the first time in E3's history, Sony does not host a PlayStation conference. The company explains "New innovative opportunities to engage the community". The company should let the studios announce the new releases of the year on PS4 (and maybe their plans for the next-generation console?).
The most awaited ads for E3 2019
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey (DLC)
- Game of the Avengers
- Borderlands 3
- Cyberpunk 2077
- Eternal damnation
- Dragon Age 4
- Light Dying 2
- Evil Genius 2
- FIFA 20
- Final Fantasy 7
- Gears 5
- Halo Infinity
- Judge Dredd
- Madden NFL 20
- RAGE 2
- Sniper Elite VR
- Jedi Star Wars: Fallen Order
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint
- The Talos Principle 2
We'll be following the biggest announcements, especially the Google event, and Microsoft with detailed articles after the ads.