Xbox E3 website updates, pushes Beam as viewing option

Brad Stephenson

Microsoft's Project Scorpio Xbox One

Microsoft has updated their special Xbox E3 Briefing page on the Xbox website with the show’s date and time (Sunday, June 11th, 2:00 pm PDT), a link to add the event to a calendar and direct links for where to view the livestream on YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, and Twitter and icons suggesting that it can be watched on and the Xbox One console.

The company’s preferred method for watching their livestream though is via Beam which has been given both a large graphic on the page and a giant header saying, “Watch on Beam”. Microsoft purchased the Beam streaming service in late-2016 and has recently integrated it into both the Xbox One software and Windows 10 devices. It makes sense that they’d want to encourage more people to use it. Whether Microsoft can get people to choose it over the other more-popular services though remains to be seen.

Which service will you be using to watch the presentation? Let us know in the comments below.