The Electronic Entertainment Expo has opened up registration for its 2018 conference and, as with the year before, will allow the general public to purchase passes for the previously industry-only event.
However, unlike last year’s venture, E3 2018 has altered its schedule to allow industry professionals such as media, exhibitors, VIP buyers, business pass holders, and other industry-qualified attendees to peruse the exhibit hall a few hours earlier each morning than the fans in attendance.
The show is slated to run June 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For industry, the exhibit hall and second-floor meeting rooms will be accessible as early as 11:00 AM on June 12 and 9:00 AM on June 13, with the hall closing at 7:00 PM both days.
Those attending on a ‘Gamer Pass’ will then be able to enter three hours later at 2:00 PM and 12:00 PM respectively. On June 14 the show will be open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM for all attendees, regardless of pass type.
Fans are once again able to purchase a general admission ‘Gamer Pass’ for the price of $149, though the price will jump to $249 after the first 1000 badges are sold. More information on E3 registration for both industry professionals and fans alike can be found on the event’s website.