“Xbox FanFest was created with a passion to give back to our fans. It has been an amazing 6 years of in-person FanFest events. We dearly miss connecting with the Xbox community and sharing these experiences with you,” said Brina Hatcher,
Companies like Blizzard and Sony have already switched to a digital platform to conduct their events. Following the lead of these companies, Microsoft has also announced that it will shift the annual FanFest to a digital platform. With this move, Xbox plans to include a much larger audience in the FanFest than ever before. Additionally, it also aims to provide exclusive opportunities to the fans who sign up for the event.
Starting at 6 p.m. PT on October 12, fans can register at FanFest website. Brina added, “I am excited to share that we are expanding Xbox FanFest, adding digital exclusive experiences for fans to jump in and participate virtually in some really fun ways.”
Xbox plans to keep the registrations ongoing so that fans can sign up and opt for year-round exclusive experiences curated just for FanFest. However, fans need to be above 18 years of age and have an Xbox profile to participate in the fest.
All those fans who register for the event will unlock-
Finally, the first 25,000 participants will also have a chance to participate in an exclusive trivia contest. They just have to opt-in once they register for the FanFest.
Considering how the access to the previous events used to be limited due to a lot of fans not being able to travel, the online event will allow a lot of them to take part. Therefore, this could possibly be the biggest FanFest event yet.