Upcoming annual gaming event E3 2016 is gearing up to be this year's biggest gaming event. It is expected to be held from June 14 to June 16. Like every year, the event is being held at the Los Angeles Convention Centre.
Some of the major publishers and developers host press conferences prior to the event and make announcements on any new games, trailers, updates and more.
Let's go through the press conference dates:
EA (Electronic Arts) - June 12, 4 p.m. ET: EA is expected to showcase more of its upcoming video game, "Mass Effect: Andromeda" and the recently announced "Battlefield One." EA also could reveal more about some of their upcoming sports video games like "FIFA 17" and others. Kotaku predicts a possible tease for a new IP from BioWare and perhaps a new Star Wars game from Visceral.
Bethesda - June 12, 10 p.m. ET: Bethesda is likely to pull the curtains off games and updates like "Dishonored 2," "Doom" DLC, "Fallout 4" DLC, "Prey 2," a remastered Skyrim with console and mod support. Also possible are new games from developers of "Wolfenstein" and "The Evil Within."
Microsoft - June 13, 12:30 p.m. ET: Several unconfirmed rumours have indicated the possibility of Microsoft unveiling a possible new Xbox One Slim and another that is even more powerful. It is believed that the Scorpio is the codename of the upgraded Xbox.
Microsoft could showcase video game like "Scalebound," "Crackdown 3," "Gears of War 4" and "Dead Rising 4." It is also believed that the company may have several cross-platform initiatives, as it has been speaking about it for some time now.
Ubisoft - June 13, 4 p.m. ET: Ubisoft's press conference this year is not expected to feature one of its popular and regular games, "Assassin's Creed." Ubisoft has already given a sneak peek of what it would be showing, which includes "Watch Dogs 2," "For Honor," "Ghost Recon Wildlands," "South Park: The Fractured But Whole" and "Eagle Flight."
Sony - June 13, 9 p.m. ET:Sony too is expected to unveil a new and powerful PlayStation called PS4 Neo (or PS4.5). This console is rumoured to be powerful as it is expected to power VR games. Sony is expected to showcase new information about "Horizon," "Detroit" and the rumoured "Dead Don't Ride." Fans might be in for some surprise regarding "Final Fantasy" video games.
Nintendo Treehouse Live - June 14, 12 p.m. ET: Nintendo had previously revealed that it would be focusing on "Legend of Zelda" during the E3 2016. It could also unveil the new NX console that is in development. Not many official details are available on the Nintendo NX console, but it could be a home console. Fans can expect Nintendo to speak about "Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon," "Monster Hunter Generations," "Dragon Quest VII" and "Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE."