Xbox Fanfest Heads to E3 2017 with Project Scorpio

Microsoft set for HUGE E3 reveal, as VR plans laid bare

A year ago was a big success for the program, giving fans the opportunity to play forthcoming hits like Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3.

Last month, Microsoft announced that "Xbox FanFest" would be making a return this June at E3 2017, after bringing it to Gamescom 2016 and E3 2016. The FanFest will grant 500 Xbox fans an "up-close-and-personal" experience for E3, including some hands-on time with the Xbox Scorpio that will be fully unveiled during the event.

Despite E3 being open to the public this year, Microsoft will still be holding its FanFest event, giving Xbox fans a unique opportunity to attend its press briefing, check out Project Scorpio, and obtain tons of free swag.

Today, we're happy to share the first details on just how you can go about taking part.

To participate, you'll need to be the age of 21 and have an Xbox Live gamertag. Next, you'll need to get a ticket.

The distribution of these tickets will start at 6am on April 19 and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets will be released in drops throughout the day, with the first drop starting at 6 AM PT. Stay glued to #XboxFanFest and @Xbox on Twitter for when those drops occur! Microsoft noted that you need a credit card to reserve a spot, but that your card won't be charged for the reservation. The remaining 100 tickets are being held back for promotions and giveaways. Fans can look on the Xbox Twitter account and under the hashtag #XboxFanFest to get more information. Be sure to watch the official FanFest page for tickets. Attendees will also get "Early Access" to Xbox's hottest exclusives, Project Scorpio, and our biggest blockbuster games at a private event on Monday evening, June 12th.

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