If you own Microsoft’s Xbox One console, this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo event is likely the highlight of your summer gaming season. Every year Microsoft uses its E3 Xbox Media Briefing as a launching pad for what’s to come this fall and early next year. Viewers get never-before-seen looks at new exclusive titles like Halo 5: Guardians and Fable Legends. In years past Microsoft has shown off significant upgrades to the Xbox 360 dashboard.
For the first time, a limited amount of fans can get into the Electronic Entertainment Expo, but Microsoft and other companies are still locking down their briefings to fans and industry insiders. Luckily you don’t have to be in Los Angeles to see Microsoft’s E3 2015 Media Briefing completely. Microsoft’s E3 Media Briefing is scheduled for Monday, June 15 and begins promptly at 9:30 AM Pacific Time. Here’s how to watch Microsoft’s E3 2015 from the comfort of your living room and on the go.
Watch the Xbox E3 Events On the Xbox One and Xbox 360
Watching Microsoft’s E3 2015 Media Briefing on its Xbox One and Xbox 360 may sound redundant but it’s not. Many of the people who’ll be watching the show this year are looking for a reason to upgrade away from their Xbox 360 and to Microsoft’s latest and greatest console. As such, they’ll be paying attention to the new exclusive games that Microsoft shows off during the show. Xbox One owners will be looking for the same.
Both of these consoles have an app called the Xbox Live Events Player. This player allows users with a stable internet connection to stream different Xbox-related events without subscribing to any sort of video subscription service or having cable. Download the Xbox Live Events Player in the Xbox Store now for your console and you’ve done all the setup you need. Besides providing the live stream, the Live Events Player will also let users interactive with the event in some way, according to a post on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire news blog.
Beyond the Media Briefing itself, Microsoft is planning a video show called Xbox Daily: LIVE @ E3. This show will start on Monday at 4PM Pacific Time and Microsoft is promising big reveals from some developers during these hour-long chats. Confirmed for the Xbox Daily show already are Xbox Head Phil Spencer, 343 Industries, Turn 10 Studios and Crystal Dynamics. You’ll be able to watch it directly from the Xbox live Events Player app too. There are Xbox Live Events Player apps for its Windows and Windows Phone platforms also.
Watch the Xbox E3 Events On the Web
There’s still hope for anyone who wants to watch Microsoft’s E3 Media Briefing, but doesn’t own an Xbox 360 or PS3. Microsoft says that a video feed from the show will also be available at the E3 2015 part of its Xbox.com website. The same times for streaming the Xbox Media Briefing on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 apply.
Watch the Xbox E3 Events In Person
This year Microsoft is holding a special event for fans in downtown Los Angeles. Called Xbox FanFest, being one of the 500 people to get Xbox FanFest tickets means you’re able to watch Microsoft’s E3 2015 Media Briefing in person.
Microsoft will let people enter for a chance to be one of the 500 people admitting to the briefing this Saturday, June 13th at its Westfield Century City Microsoft Store in Los Angles, California. Microsoft says it’ll only give out a single ticket to the first 500 people lined up and each one of tem will need to present a valid pho ID and sign a waiver. Attendees have to be 21 and up too. Besides tickets for the E3 Briefing Xbox FanFest ticket holders get access to a party on June 15th, an eSports with Twitch event and “more surprise events.”
Watch the Xbox E3 Events On Television
As it does every year, Microsoft is teaming up with basic cable channel Spike TV to give users access to the Xbox Media Briefing at E3 2015. Spike TV will also begin broadcasting from Microsoft’s event on June 15th at 9:30 AM Pacific Time. Again, to watch you’ll need at least a basic cable or satellite subscription in the United States and Canada.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear as if Microsoft will air that Xbox Daily show on Spike TV. As such you’ll still need to turn to the web for that.
Good luck watching Microsoft’s E3 2015 Media Briefing. The company is promising the best line-up of video games we’ve seen yet for its consoles.