E3 2013 Press Conference and Streaming Schedule

The times, where to watch—all that good stuff.

With pre-E3 events set to officially begin tomorrow, we’ve put together a schedule of conferences and streams to be prepared for. The upcoming week is going to be a big one, so it’s best to know what’s coming your way.


When: June 6 at 10 a.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: GameSpot.com, Konami.com

Confirmed to appear include Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Snake’s new voice actor included), Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, and “other major company announcements.”

GameTrailers TV

When: June 7 at 1 a.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: Spike TV, GameTrailers.com afterwards

This pre-E3 special will reveal the first trailer for Techland’s cross-generation zombie shooter Dying Light, a new trailer for Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, new details and first gameplay footage of Fantasia: Music Evolved, an interview with Metal Gear Solid V creator Hideo Kojima, and an interview with Battlefield 4 actor Michael K. Williams.

Call of Duty: Ghosts

When: June 9 at 11 a.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: CallofDuty.com, Xbox 360 Machinima App

This 30-minute broadcast will feature a first look at the gameplay levels, behind the scenes footage, interviews with the Infinity Ward team, and more.


When: June 10 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: GameTrailers.com, IGN.comXbox.com, Xbox LIVE (via Xbox 360), Spike TV (U.S. and Canada only)

A followup to Microsoft’s entertainment-focused Xbox One reveal last month, this time the company promises it’s all about the games (and likely a price and release date reveal). In fact, according to GameTrailers TV’s Geoff Keighley, it’ll be “90 minutes of wall to wall games.”

Expect to hear more about Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse, and Quantum Break, a “historic” Rare IP, and some of those other 11 exclusive games in development at Microsoft Game Studios. Considering past E3s, it’s safe to expect a Call of Duty: Ghosts stage demo, too.

After: Microsoft will also host three days of hour-long coverage on Xbox LIVE and Xbox.com from June 11 to 13 at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET.

Electronic Arts

When: June 10 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: GameTrailers.comEA.com, IGN.com, Spike TV (U.S. and Canada only)

Electronic Arts will highlight its next-generation lineup with Battlefield 4Need for Speed: Rivals, Dragon Age III: InquisitionMadden NFL 25FIFA 14, NBA LIVE 14, and EA Sports UFC. The publisher will also provide a “first look” at its plans for the Star Wars franchise, the rights to which they required last month. A sequel to Mirror’s Edge might also appear for next-gen consoles.


When: June 10 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: GameTrailers.com, IGN.com, YouTube

Ubisoft will show Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, likely with an emphasis on next-gen, as well as Rayman LegendsSouth Park: The Stick of Truth, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Expect further announcements, including “exclusive next-generation games, innovative editions of popular franchises, and new brands and titles,” with Aisha Taylor again at the helm of it all. Rumor has it Driver studio Ubisoft Reflections is developing a new racer called “The Crew.”


When: June 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: GameTrailers.com, Google Plus, IGN.comPlayStation Blog, Ustream, PlayStation Home, PS Vita (via Nico Nico video app)

A followup to February’s PlayStation 4 reveal, Sony will unveil the console’s final hardware and make new game announcements. Confirmed appearances include a stage demo for Bungie’s Destiny and the reveal of a new Final Fantasy for PlayStation 4 (rumored to be Final Fantasy Versus XIII).

Other games speculated to appear include the next title from God of War developer Santa Monica Studio, the next game from Naughty Dog’s Uncharted team, Media Molecule’s new game, Guerrilla Games’ second project, Ready at Dawn’s PlayStation 4 title, and others.

We’ll likely see more of KnackinFAMOUS: Second Son, DriveClub, and Killzone: Shadow Fall, too. A release date and price for PlayStation 4 are also expected. Considering Sony also has PlayStation 3 and PS Vita to support, expect a portion of time dedicated to both platforms with both new and previously announced games like BeyondGran Turismo 6Tearaway, and Killzone: Mercenary.

After: Sony will host three days of show floor coverage from 12 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, on Ustream. Over 40 games will be previewed across PlayStation 4, PS3, and PS Vita.


When: June 11 at 7 a.m. PDT (find your local time)
Where: Nintendo.com (US), Nintendo.co.uk (EU), Nintendo.co.jp (JP)

Nintendo has confirmed it will show a new 3D Mario, Super Smash Bros., and Mario Kart for Wii U. The next project from Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country Returns developer Retro Studios is also expected.

The company should also shed light on other titles like The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Monolith Soft’s new RPG, Yarn Yoshi, and Bayonetta 2. A few game announcements shouldn’t be put past them, either.

After: Nintendo will continue providing coverage throughout E3 at Nintendo.com. Additionally, on June 11 at 6 p.m. PDT, Nintendo will hold a media-only, 90-minute Pokemon X and Y event. It will not be streamed.


Capcom will be live-streaming its E3 booth through its Twitch.tv channel. Here’s the schedule:

June 11

  • 1:00 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara
  • 2:00 p.m. – Lost Planet 3 multiplayer
  • 3:00 p.m. – TBD
  • 4:00 p.m. – DuckTales Remastered

June 12

  • 12:00 p.m. – Project X Zone
  • 1:00 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara
  • 2:00 p.m. – Lost Planet 3 multiplayer
  • 3:00 p.m. – DuckTales Remastered
  • 4:00 p.m. – Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies live Q&A with producer Motohide Eshiro

June 13

  • 1:00 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow over Mystara
  • 2:00 p.m. – Lost Planet 3 multiplayer
  • 3:00 p.m. – DuckTales Remastered
  • 4:00 p.m. – TBD

Square Enix

Square Enix will be live-streaming its E3 booth through its Square Enix Presents YouTube channel. Here’s the schedule (everything is English unless noted otherwise):

June 11

  • 12:00 p.m. – Grand Opening
  • 12:30 p.m. – Square Enix Members Booth Walkthrough: Thief Theater
  • 1:00 p.m. – Deep Silver Presents: Saints Row IV
  • 1:30 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: Community Contest
  • 2:00 p.m. – Square Enix Members Exclusive Interview: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (English / Japanese)
  • 3:00 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: E3 Trailer Line-Up
  • 4:00 p.m. – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Producer Letter Live Part 1 (Japanese-only)
  • 5:00 p.m. – Square Enix Channel! at E3 Part 1 (Japanese-only)
  • 6:00 p.m. – Day 1 Closing

June 12

  • 9:45 a.m. – Day 2 Opening
  • 10:00 a.m. – Square Enix Channel! at E3 (Japanese-only)
  • 11:00 a.m. – Focus On: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix
  • 11:30 a.m. – Murdered: Soul Suspect Theater Walkthrough
  • 12:00 p.m. – Eidos Montreal Studio Walkthrough & Dev Roundtable
  • 1:00 p.m. – Focus On: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  • 1:30 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: E3 Trailer Lineup
  • 2:30 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: Community Contest
  • 3:00 p.m. – Square Enix Members Exclusive Interview: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster (English / Japanese)
  • 4:00 p.m. – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Battle Event Recap and Community
  • 5:00 p.m. – Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster Twitter Session (Japanese-only)
  • 6:00 p.m. – Day 2 Closing

June 13

  • 9:45 a.m. – Day 3 Opening
  • 10:00 a.m. – Square Enix Members Exclusive Interview: Deus Ex: Human Revolution The Director’s Cut
  • 10:30 a.m. – Perfecting the Art of Play – Behind Square Enix Products
  • 11:00 a.m. – Jam Dat Turbo @ Square Enix
  • 11:30 a.m. – Murdered: Soul Suspect Theater Walkthrough
  • 12:00 p.m. – Future of Final Fantasy Press Conference Recap
  • 12:30 p.m. – Square Enix Members Exclusive Interview: Deus Ex: The Fall
  • 1:00 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: E3 Trailer Lineup
  • 2:00 p.m. – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Producer Letter Live Part 2
  • 3:00 p.m. – Square Enix Members Exclusive Interview: New iPhone / iPad Title (English / Japnaese)
  • 3:30 p.m. – Crystal Dynamics Uncut
  • 4:00 p.m. – Square Enix Presents: Community Contest
  • 4:30 p.m. – Grand Finale

Other: Square Enix will host a media-only Final Fantasy event on June 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. dubbed “The Future of Final Fantasy.” Its specific contents were not detailed. It will not be streamed.

GameTrailers TV

GameTrailers will be streaming all the press conferences, plus a series of live gameplay demos, interviews, and more.

Thursday, June 6

  • 10 p.m. PT / 1 a.m. ET – GTTV’S E3 First Look Special
    Join Geoff Keighley for a first look at E3 2013. Michael K. Williams discusses his role in Battlefield 4, Hideo Kojima joins Geoff to discuss Kiefer Sutherland’s role as Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid V, we have the world gameplay premiere of Fantasia: Music Evolved from Harmonix and Disney, plus the first trailer of Dying Light from Techland and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and other first E3 first looks!

Sunday, June 9

  • 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT — Call of Duty: Ghosts All Access
    Live from Los Angeles, Geoff Keighley and Justine Ezarik host the world premiere of Call of Duty: Ghosts. See the first-ever gameplay from multiple levels of the game right here on GT.

Monday, June 10

  • 11:50 a.m. ET / 8:50 a.m. PT – Xbox Pre-Show With Exclusive Reveals!
    E3 stars early on Spike and GT as we kick off our coverage from our new studio at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Our countdown to the Xbox briefing begins when Xbox’s Phil Spencer joins Geoff at the Galen Center to announce all the games that will be a part of the Summer of Arcade lineup for Xbox 360. Plus, you don’t have to wait until the Xbox briefing for a game announcement: Microsoft reveals a new first-party Xbox One title during the pre-show with the world premiere trailer. Plus, we check in with Kotaku’s Stephen Totilo and USA Today’s Mike Snider for their thoughts on the Xbox conference. Also, the world premiere of a new trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.
  • 12:30 p.m. ET to 2 p.m. – Xbox: A New Generation of Games Revealed
    Live from the Galen Center, Xbox’s Don Mattrick and Phil Spencer take the wraps over more than a dozen new game announcements for the Xbox One. See the world premiere of Ryse: Son of Rome from Crytek, the first live gameplay of Forza 5, plus many more surprises from Microsoft Studios and third party publishers across this 90 minute showcase.
  • 2 p.m. ET to 3 p.m. – ThiefSaints RowForzaCastlevaniaRyse, and more
    Immediately following the Xbox press conference we’re back live with reactions and world premiere demos — and ANOTHER Xbox One game announcement from Microsoft that you won’t see in the press conference! The team behind Thief stops by to world premiere the first-ever gameplay on our stage, Cevat Yerli from Crytek joins us to talk Ryse: Son of Rome, we get the first-ever demo of Saints Row IV from Volition, Phil Spencer from Xbox joins us live at Galen Center for updates on the new Xbox One games just announced, and Dan Greenawalt from Turn 10 premieres even more of Forza 5. Plus, a surprise game demo we can’t tell you about just yet.
  • 3 p.m. ET to 4 p.m. – Killzone: Shadow FallKnackThe Evil Within, and more
    Attention PlayStation Nation! Our live coverage continues with world premiere PlayStation 4 content as a preview of Sony’s big E3 press conference later in the day. Hermen Hulst from Guerilla joins us to discuss all things Killzone, including the world premiere of new footage from Killzone: Shadow Fall for PS4. Also, a exclusive, brand-new look at Mark Cerny’s game Knack for PS4. If that wasn’t enough, Bethesda drops by our live stage with the exclusive first-ever look at gameplay from Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within and a first look at the E3 demo of Wolfenstein: The New Order. Plus, we check in with Michael Pachter as we lead up to the EA E3 press conference, and Dave Cox from MercurySteam arrives with the world premiere first live gameplay demo of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and the E3 trailer from Infinite Crisis premieres.
  • 4 p.m. ET to 5 p.m. – The Download: EA 2013 Preview
    Live from the Shine Auditorium, Battlefield 4 multiplayer is revealed. Join EA COO Peter Moore, developers and surprise guests for new looks at upcoming projects including Need for Speed: Rivals, the next generation of EA Sports, and a couple of surprises from legendary developer DICE. And, will Respawn Entertainment finally reveal its new game it promised to show at E3? Tune in to find out.
  • 5 p.m. ET to 6 p.m. – Beyond: Two SoulsThe Witcher 3, Peter Molyneux, and Tearaway
    Following the EA press conference, we’re back live at our stage with David Cage from Quantic Dream with a world premiere look at new content from Beyond: Two Souls for the PS3. Also don’t miss the first look at the demo of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified from 2K Marin. The team behind The Witcher 3 stops by to discuss their next-gen game, Media Molecule shows us the latest on Tearaway for PS Vita, and the one and only Peter Molyneux stops by post-Curiosity to exclusively announce the NEXT experiment his team is set to launch in 2013.
  • 6 p.m. ET to 7:15 PM – Ubisoft E3 Press Conference
    Live from the Los Angeles theater, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot is on stage to reveal the company’s new lineup of games. See exclusive new looks at Watch DogsAssassin’s Creed IVSouth Park: The Stick of TruthSplinter Cell: Blacklist, plus new game announcements and other surprises. Hosted by Aisha Tyler.
  • 7:15 p.m. ET to 8 p.m. – Peter More, Need for Speed, Battlefield 4, and Fantasia
    After Ubisoft, EA COO Peter Moore comes by to talk with Geoff about all the news from the EA briefing earlier in the day. Harmonix arrives with the first-ever live demonstration of Fantasia: Music Evolved running live on Xbox One. Finally, Patrick Bach and Karl Magnus from DICE come by to discuss all the latest Battlefield 4 news, and a live demo of Need for Speed: Rivals that’s different than what you saw in the EA press conference.
  • 8 p.m. ET to 9 p.m. – Quantum Break, BioWare, Warframe, and More
    The countdown to the PS4 briefing begins! We check in with Remedy’s Sam Lake for the latest on their new Xbox One game Quantum Break, we get the first-ever look at live PS4 gameplay from Digital Extreme’s Warframe, and Aaryn Flynn from BioWare stops by to discuss the latest about the studio behind Dragon Age and Mass Effect. Twisted Pixel takes us through the brand-new demo of Lococycle, and we get a demo of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Also stay tuned for a big interview tied to one of this day’s biggest surprise announcements.
  • 9 p.m. ET to 11 p.m. – Sony: E3 2013 Press Conference
    Live from the LA Sports Arena, Jack Tretton and Sony reveal the PlayStation 4 hardware and new games, plus the latest updates on inFAMOUS Second SonKillzone: Shadow FallDriveClub, and more. What else will Sony have to share? Tune in to find out.

Tuesday, June 11

  • 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT to 1 p.m. ET – Batman: Arkham OriginsAssassin’s Creed IV, and Pachter
    Day 2 of Spike’s exclusive E3 coverage continues. We’ve got the world premiere first demo of Batman: Arkham Origins from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, plus first interviews on two surprise new games that will be announced on Monday during press conferences. Assassin’s Creed IV comes by to world premiere new footage beyond what was shown on Monday, and the one and only Michael Pachter joins us live in studio to grade the major press conferences. Plus, Gearbox is with us to show us new parts of the ‘Tiny Tina’ DLC for Borderlands 2.
  • 1 p.m. ET to 2 p.m. – Jack Tretton, Splinter CellThe Walking Dead, The Elder Scrolls Online
    It’s a big hour for executive interviews, as Jack Tretton comes by for his yearly interview with Geoff about all things PlayStation. Will this be the year when Geoff finally gets an update on Agent? Plus, exclusive new demos of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, The Elder Scrolls Online and Diablo III for PS3 and Xbox 360. And another surprise game demo we can’t yet tell you about, and Telltale comes by to show off something new tied to The Walking Dead.
  • 2 p.m. ET to 3 p.m. – The Nintendo Power Hour With Reggie and Miyamoto!
    It’s the interview you’ve been waiting all E3 (well let’s be honest, ALL YEAR!) to see. Geoff Keighley sits down with Reggie Fils-Aime for an in-depth two part interview about the state of Nintendo. Will Reggie yell at Geoff again or will he check all the boxes and leave the competition in the dust? Find out live! Plus, the legend himself Shigeru Miyamoto joins Geoff as well for a special chat about what’s new at Nintendo. Finally our friends from Mega64 join us to discuss their thoughts on E3 so far and we show the first E3 demo of Sonic Lost Worlds for the Wii U.
  • 3 p.m. ET to 4 p.m. – Eric Hirshbirg, FreddieW, Bonus Round, and More
    Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg joins Geoff to discuss Call of Duty: Ghosts and Destiny, and it’s time for GT’s yearly Bonus Round AT E3, with special guests Jason Rubin (co-founder, Naughty Dog), Andy McNamara (Editor-in-Chief, Game Informer) and Jeff Gerstmann (Giant Bomb). Plus, Internet star Freddie Wong joins us to exclusively premiere a new clip of Video Game High School Season 2.
  • 4 p.m. ET to 5 p.m. – Dark Souls II, Yves Guillemot and Final Bosman Live
    Our final hour of live coverage includes Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot live in studio, plus the world premiere of the E3 demo of Dark Souls II with new, never-before-seen classes and footage! Then, it’s what you’ve been waiting for: a Live Final Bosman episode where our resident gamer Kyle Bosman reacts to the news and press conferences.


Twitch will be live-broadcasting a large number of game demonstrations straight from E3, all day, each day the show floor is open. Here’s the schedule:

Tuesday, June 11

  • 12:00pm – Saints Row IV (Volition Inc./Deep Silver)
  • 12:20pm – Dungeon Defenders 2 (Trendy Entertainment)
  • 12:40pm – The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (2K Games)
  • 1:00pm – Charlie Murder (Microsoft Studios)
  • 1:15pm – Ascend (Microsoft Studios)
  • 1:30pm – Thief (Square Enix)
  • 1:45pm – Murdered: Soul Suspect (Square Enix)
  • 2:15pm – Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Ubisoft)
  • 2:30pm – TBA (Sony PlayStation/Santa Monica Studio)
  • 3:00pm – Fantasia: Music Evolved! (Harmonix Music)
  • 3:15pm – TBA (Adult Swim Games)
  • 3:30pm – Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon’s Keep DLC (2K Games)
  • 4:00pm – Super T.I.M.E. Force (Microsoft Studios)
  • 4:15pm – Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
  • 4:30pm – Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (ScrewAttack)
  • 5:00pm – TBA (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • 5:30pm – E3 Day Wrap Up w/Dennis Fong, CEO of Raptr

Wednesday, June 12

  • 10:30am – Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision)
  • 10:45am – Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
  • 11:00am – TBA (Electronic Arts)
  • 11:35am – DuckTales Remastered (Capcom)
  • 12:00pm – TBA (PopCap/Electronic Arts)
  • 1:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
  • 1:30pm – LEGO Marvel Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • 1:45pm – Quantum Break (Remedy Entertainment)
  • 2:00pm – TBA (Ubisoft)
  • 2:15pm – TBA (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • 2:30pm – Batman: Arkham Origins (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • 3:00pm – The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games)
  • 3:15pm – Skylanders Swap Force (Activision)
  • 3:45pm – Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (Tecmo Koei)
  • 4:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
  • 4:30pm – Black Gold Online (Snail Games)
  • 5:00pm – Defiance (Trion Worlds)
  • 5:30pm – E3 Day Wrap Up

Thursday, June 13

  • 10:30am – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (Square Enix)
  • 10:45am – Rayman Legends (Ubisoft)
  • 11:00am – The Elder Scrolls Online (Bethesda)
  • 11:15am – Wolfenstein: The New Order (Bethesda)
  • 11:30am – The Evil Within (Bethesda)
  • 11:45am – Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag (Ubisoft)
  • 12:00pm – Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate (Tecmo Koei)
  • 12:15pm – Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • 12:30pm – Dragon’s Prophet (Sony Online Entertainment)
  • 1:00pm – Warframe (Digital Extremes)
  • 1:15pm – Need for Speed: Rivals (Electronic Arts)
  • 1:30pm – Dust 514 (CCP)
  • 2:00pm – Solstice Arena (Zynga)
  • 2:45pm – Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers (Wizards of the Coast)
  • 3:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
  • 4:00pm – Breach & Clear (Gun Media)
  • 4:30pm – E3 Show Wrap Up

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