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EA PLAY Press Conference Will Air on June 9

EA PLAY returns to Hollywood on June 9 with a bunch of announcements and demos to follow.


EA Play 2018 returns to Hollywood on June 9 and the press conference time has been announced. Shackers can tune in at 11 AM PDT for gameplay reveals, big announcements, and some of the most influential influencers to ever influence content creation in gaming. The EA PLAY press conference livestream will take place at The Hollywood Paladium and will showcase the next Battlefield, Anthem and some EA SPORTS titles. EA is also promising some major game reveals at the event.

After the press conference, EA PLAY will continue until June 11 with behind-the-scenes looks at games and developer interviews on their network of EA channels. Check out EA's  YouTubeTwitterFacebook, and Instagram accounts to stay locked into the latest breaking news from EA PLAY 2018.

If you are lucky enough to be in Hollywood during the pre-E3 weekend, pre-registration is open at the official EA PLAY 2018 website.

What's the process for getting a ticket to EA PLAY 2018?

Getting a ticket is a 3-step process. Here is how it works:

Step 1: Pre-Registration

Click START PRE-REGISTRATION below to reserve your ticket. Once you've pre-registered for your ticket, you will have the opportunity to complete your registration on May 25.

Step 2: Registration

On May 25 at 9am PST, EA will notify pre-registered ticket holders that you can now select a show day or book a gameplay session. These sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Step 3: Confirmation

Once you have confirmed your show date or gameplay session, you will receive a confirmation email with your personalized QR code. Don't forget to bring your email/printout with you to EA PLAY.

Can you play games at EA PLAY 2018?

Yes, on a first-come, first-serve basis there are two ways to play games at EA PLAY:

  • Gameplay ticket – If you pre-register, you will have the chance to book a gameplay session for one game. Gameplay ticket holders will have priority access to EA PLAY.
  • Stand-by line – If your favorite game is fully booked in advance, you still have a chance to get hands-on by jumping into the standby line once inside EA PLAY.

That's all the EA PLAY 2018 news for now, but keep it locked on Shacknews as we are now less than two months away from E3 2018. In case you missed it, check out our excellent PAX East 2018 coverage from last week.


Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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