E3 is the biggest event in the game industry, and only Xbox.com and Xbox Live® bring it home like this.
On top of the wall-to-wall coverage from the crew here at Xbox.com, Xbox Live feeds your need with the hottest game demos,content downloads, and high-definition trailers direct from the show.
Free Gold Status All Week!
Xbox Live and Verizon are also bringing the privileges of Gold membership into everyone's home, every day throughout E3.*
Verizon is giving gamers the goods and Verizon has the broadband hookup—high-speed DSL and FiOS, the super-fast Fiber Optic connection.
Your FREE Gold membership during E3 includes 24/7 tournaments, giveaways, and more the entire week!
It all begins Monday, May 8 at 12:01 A.M. (Pacific Time).
It all ends Sunday, May 14 at 11:59 P.M. (Pacific Time).
It's better than going to E3, because you get show coverage plus a nonstop weeklong party on Xbox Live with great content and a continuous barrage of events.
New to Xbox Live or online gaming? Don't worry, we'll have friendly Xbox Live Ambassadors available all week to help. These experienced members of the Xbox Live community are glad to answer your questions and help get you started.
Get access to everything you've been missing with Xbox Live Gold:
Online Multiplayer Games: Connect with friends and play the world's best online games, anytime, anyplace.
Exclusive E3 Backstage Pass: Get access to daily show updates just for Xbox Live members and Behind the Scenes developer videos that show off the newest games.
Prime Time Events: As a Gold member, you get access to the best events. Feel like fragging a celebrity in "Game with Fame"? Want to prove you've got game in a tournament? We thought so. Go Gold and jump in!
TURN OFF YOUR PHONE.
LOCK THE DOOR.
CRANK UP XBOX 360.
Clear your calendar now, you don't want to miss a moment. Here are a few of the events planned for the week of E3 on Xbox Live:
Playable game demos and trailers: Experience the most exciting games on Xbox 360*. You'll get to play the same demos and watch the same trailers as those on the show floor.
Game with Fame celebrity tournaments: Go up against your favorite movie and rock stars or pro athletes playing the latest games in the E3 edition of Game with Fame.
Play and Win contests: Win big prizes with the latest Xbox 360 and Xbox Live Arcade titles. We have Play and Win events scheduled every hour of every day throughout E3.
E3 Behind the Scenes: Check out exclusive developer interviews and reports straight from the show floor.
Exclusive hi-def movie trailers: Get a first look at some of the upcoming blockbuster films. You can't get these trailers anywhere but Xbox Live Marketplace!
Limited-edition E3 gamer pictures and themes: Spice up your gamer card or splash a new E3 theme across your Xbox 360 Dashboard with these one-of-a-kind downloads.
Verizon Million Microsoft Points Giveaway
As if all that wasn't enough, the Million Points Giveaway is back! Verizon is sponsoring a giveaway of one million Microsoft® Points. While supplies last, you can grab 500 Microsoft Points courtesy of Verizon. Redeem them for cool Xbox Live Arcade games, themes, gamer pictures, and more in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Conditions apply, so find all the information here.
*U.S. residents only. Broadband connection, Xbox 360 storage device (hard drive or memory unit), and free Xbox Live Silver membership required. Players who have previously been banned from Xbox Live are ineligible.