EB Games Expo announces playable games line-up

Chris Stead 6 July 2016

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The annual EB Games Expo, held in Sydney Australia, is gearing up for the 2016 show and today we’ve got our first look at what is in store.

The EB Expo has become a regular blip on the radar of Australian gamers, with all the major publishers touring out their biggest titles and developers for their first fully public display. It’s a chance for punters to get their first hands-on with the games, and for media to get access to new content and developers for interview.

The EB Expo is held from September 30 to October 2 at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, and tickets are on sale now. The prices range across a number of tiers - $39.95 to $749 - offering different levels of access (and speed of access) to games.

Today the first games for the show were revealed; here is what you can expect to see at the show.

Playable

  • Gears of War 4,
  • Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
  • Tekken 7
  • Dragonball Z Xenoverse 2
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • PlayStation VR

Also “the opportunity to get hands on with the most diverse range of PlayStation VR titles available in Australia”

On Show:

  • Mafia III
  • Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

Confirmed publishers to reveal playable games in second announcement:

  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
  • Activision
  • Bandai Namco
  • Bethesda
  • Square Enix
  • Ubisoft

and more.

Pokémon Adventure

While it is unclear yet whether it will involve the just released Pokémon Go and upcoming Pokémon Sun & Moon, there will be a section of the expo dedicated to Pokémon. The press release states: “An exciting Pokémon adventure awaits fans of all ages, in the new EB Expo Pokémon Zone. This area will include a Pokémon themed store, a themed battle lounge, a retro Pokémon area and more. The focus of this area is to allow fans to experience the world of Pokémon in a tangible way that pays tribute to the beloved brand.”

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