Gamer Passes to E3 2018 on Sale Beginning February 12; E3 Will Also Feature Longer Hours

E3 2018 Registration and Show Details

E3 is taking place June 12-14, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Today, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade association that represents the US video game industry and owns and produces E3, today announced that E3 public ticket sales will begin on Monday, February 12, at 12 p.m. Eastern.

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ESA also announced several updates to the show. E3 2018 will feature extended show hours to accommodate all attendees, providing industry and media exclusive time on the show floor without cutting short gamers’ opportunities to play the most anticipated games of the year. Additionally, E3 Coliseum will return to L.A. Live with producer Geoff Keighley (The Game Awards) to give gamers three full days of panels and behind-the-scenes access to the show’s biggest announcements.

Los Angeles Convention Center hours for E3 (all times Pacific):

Tuesday, June 12 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 14 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 9 a.m. – 6 pm.


“E3 draws the biggest names in video games and entertainment for an incredible worldwide experience,” Keighley said. “And with three days of programming, this year’s E3 Coliseum will bring together video game fans, game creators, and special guests from popular culture to celebrate the most powerful form of entertainment in the world.”

To celebrate another year of must-see video game announcements and never-before-seen products, the first 1,000 gamer passes to E3 2018 are $149 each. Gamer passes sold after the first 1,000 are $249. Registration and pass sales will be available at

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