Location: Sydney, NSW (Australia) First Year: 2011 Next Convention Date(s): Not yet announced Website: http://www.ebexpo.com.au/ (no info currently – just a thank you page for 2015)
EB Games Expo, commonly known as EB Expo or EBX, is a video game trade fair / convention held annually in Australia. It is organised by EB Games Australia. It is used by many video game developers to show off their upcoming games and game-related hardware. Unlike E3, EB Expo allows members of the general public to attend. EB Expo is Australia’s largest games event with over 38,000 attending the show in 2013. The most recent show was held in 2014 from October 3 to 5.
EB Games Expo 2011 was held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from the 15-16 of October it was the first time the event was open to the public. The expo was attended by 14,278 people and 26 exhibitors.
EB Games Expo 2013 was held at the Sydney Showground from October 4–6. The expo was attended by over 38,000 people
EB Games Expo 2014 was held at the Sydney Showground from October 3–5. Sessions were from 9am to 3pm and from 3pm to 9pm. Twilight session was only allowed for persons 15+
he 2015 edition of the EB Games Expo will run from October 2-4, 2015 at the Sydney Showground. The event will be open on two “daylight” and “twilight” sessions, each 6 and 4 hours in length respectively, on October 2 and 3, with one 6 hour session on October 4, following the same format as the previous two years. The Dome (Hall 1), Ross Pavillion (Hall 2) and Binnie Pavillion (Hall 3) will once again host the exhibition floor itself. The Expo will be the third to showcase games for the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, and will be the fifth to showcase games for the Wii U. Multi-platform games Star Wars: Battlefront and Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be available to play exclusively at Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayStation stand.