More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

Xbox has announced some exciting new information about Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016. If you are one of the lucky 250 free ticket holders, you will get to experience a host of interactive experiences, meet and greet with industry developers and score some cool Xbox swag.

As cool as this sounds, getting a ticket wont be easy. Xbox fans will need to line up to claim their exclusive tickets on a first come first serve basis. Tickets will be sold at 10:30am on Tuesday 27th of September but queues will open at 12:01 on Tuesday morning.

So is it worth a ten and a half hour line up? Check out some of the cool activities Xbox has in store to decided for yourself:

Forza Horizon Festival – Tuesday 27 September 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Xbox Fanfest will be hosting a Forza Horizon Festival to take place at Sydney Dragway. Guests will get to experience what it feels like to drift first hand, and have the opportunity to play the new game in Xbox Alley. There will also be two Xbox Australia ‘Dream Machines’ on show, two custom built motors created to celebrate the launch of Horizon 3. Special Guests Mike Brown from Playground Games will be on site, as well as the developer of Forza Horizon 3.

Gears of War Event at Bondi Icebergs, With head of Xbox, Phil Spencer – Wednesday 28 September 4:00pm – 7:30pm

Xbox ticket holders will be invited to attend an exclusive Gears of War 4 inspired event at Bondi Icebergs, Sydney. Not only will fans be able to play the game two weeks before its official release, they will also hear Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer and The Coalition Creative Director on Gears of War, Chuck Osieja, discuss the game and answer questions for fans.

EB Expo Xbox Booth Early Access – Thursday 29 September 5:00pm – 8:30pm

Xbox Fanfest ticket holders will also have exclusive early access to a booth at EB expo to play Forza Horizon 3, Dead Rising 4, and be the first in Australia to play Gears of War 4 Horde Mode. Developers will be on site for each of the titles, as well as cosplayer Frank West, and zombies brought to life to celebrate the launch of Dead Rising 4

Throughout the festival fans will receive exclusive Xbox Fanfest merch, including T-shirts, special edition pins, backpacks, and have a chance to take home a limited edition Xbox Onesie.

The Line up will begin at the Microsoft Store at Pitt Street Mall, Sydney. Tickets are free if you are lucky enough to nab one so get there early. Xbox will provide transport and food from each event from a central Sydney location. Ticket holders must be over the age of 18.


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