The annual San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) kicks off next week, and Xbox will be there in full force, with all kinds of upcoming games for you to check out, as well as some exclusive opportunities and prizes for all of our fans. If you’re attending this year’s show, check out all the fun stuff that we’ve got in store for you!
Xbox Lounge @The Hyatt
Come to the Xbox Lounge to play over 90 gaming stations, including upcoming titles like Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Forza Motorsport 6, Tom Clancy’s The Division, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. Join us for daily Xbox One tournaments, shoutcasting, celebrity appearances, signings, and more. The Halo 5: Guardians fans at the show should come by to check out a new Warzone map that will be revealed at the Xbox Lounge via a massive 6′ x 6′ map constructed by Mega Bloks.
There will be an interactive demo and video of the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller from 4:30p to 5:00p on Friday and Saturday.
NOTE: San Diego Comic-Con requires that a valid SDCC badge is required for access to the Xbox Lounge @ The Hyatt.
It’s all going down at the Manchester Hyatt (Seaport Ballroom, 2nd Floor) at these times:
Thursday, July 9: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 10: 11 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 11: 11 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 12: 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For the full list of programming at the Xbox Lounge, check out our official Xbox events schedule.
Halo 5: Guardians “Breakout” Comes to Life
Don’t miss the Halo 5: Guardians Breakout Arena at the Xbox Lounge, brought to you by BOOMco! Team up with your friends, suit up with armor, load out with the new iconic Halo Blasters from BOOMco, and test your skills in a real-life re-creation of the Halo 5: Guardians “Breakout” multiplayer mode.
Xbox Tournaments Powered by ESL
Ready to win some hard-earned prizes? Walk-up to the Xbox Lounge and play in Xbox Tournaments throughout the weekend, featuring tried-and-true titles like Forza, Killer Instinct, and Mortal Kombat X featuring everyone’s favorite hunter, the Predator! Win amazing prizes, including Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games.
Halo 5: Guardians at the Xbox Booth (#100 in SDCC)
Be one of the first to play Warzone, the brand new Halo 5: Guardians massive-scale multiplayer mode we unveiled at E3, as it makes its first public hands-on appearance. Dive into epic 24-player battles with both friendly and enemy AI to complete a variety of objectives, and try to keep your cool and as the action keeps getting more and more intense.
The Gathering of the Laras
Lara Croft cosplayers from around the world are being called upon to join Xbox and Crystal Dynamics for a full day of activities at SDCC (starting at 10AM on Saturday outside of the Xbox Lounge), culminating in a fun photo opportunity. Join us in celebrating everyone’s favorite tomb raider!
Panels at SDCC
Here are all the Xbox panels that we have going on at the San Diego Convention Center. Check out the official Comic-Con schedule builder for more details!
- A Rare Chit Chat: Past and Future (Room 24ABC: Thursday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
- Gears of War: Ultimate Edition: The Art of Improving on an Xbox Classic (Room 6A: Thursday, July 9, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.)
- Hunt For the Truth: Following the Trail of the Halo 5: Guardians Story (Room 6BCF: Friday, July 10, 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)
- The World of Albion – The History and Future of the Groundbreaking Fable Series (Room 5AB: Friday, July 10, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
- The Evolution of an Icon in Rise of the Tomb Raider (Room 25ABC: Saturday, July 11, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
- Building the Halo Universe with the Collectible Mega Bloks Series (Room 24ABC: Sunday, July 12, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
We can’t wait to show you this and much more at San Diego Comic-Con, beginning on Thursday, July 9.
For more information about Xbox and San Diego-Comic Con 2015, check out the Xbox Wire.