Comic-Con International: San Diego

JULY 20 - 24




Welcome to the Xbox at San Diego Comic-Con events page! For the sixth consecutive year, Xbox will be bringing great gameplay, first-look panels; and exclusive experiences to San Diego Comic-Con.  Here you will find all of the details about what Xbox has in store this year. You can find us in two locations:


Xbox Booth

San Diego Convention Center

Hall A #100

111 W Harbor Dr.

San Diego, CA 92101

(Comic-Con badge required.)


Xbox @ Nerd HQ

The New Children's Museum

200 W Island Ave

San Diego, CA 92101


See you there! #XboxSDCC


Check out last year’s recap video to see what’s in store this year! 

Xbox Booth @ Comic-Con

Xbox Comic-Con Booth

San Diego Convention Center

Hall A #100


Come check out the Xbox Booth at Comic-Con to get hands-on with a brand new playable campaign section of Gears of War 4.


Comic-Con badge required.


Nerd HQ: Game Play

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200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101


Xbox is excited to be at Nerd HQ this year with AMD!


Come check out the awesome game play and experiences at Nerd HQ, located at the The New Children's Museum – across the street from the San Diego Convention Center.


For more information on all the great content, and to register for free at Nerd HQ, check out


Gears of War 4 Halo Wars 2 Forza Horizon 3 DeadRising 4 ReCore
Minecraft Final Fantasy XV Below Everspace 200x200 Titanfall 2

Gears of War 4

A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy.

Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 delivers real-time strategy at the speed of Halo combat. Get ready to lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever.

Forza Horizon 3

You’re in charge of the Horizon Festival. Customize everything, hire and fire your friends, and explore Australia in over 350 of the world’s greatest cars. Make your Horizon the ultimate celebration of cars, music, and freedom of the open road. How you get there is up to you.


Dead Rising 4

Dead Rising 4 marks the return of photojournalist Frank West in an all-new chapter of one of the most popular zombie game franchises of all time. With an unmatched level of weapon and character customization, ambitious new features including new zombie classes and EXO Suits, Dead Rising 4 delivers a heart-pounding experience as players explore, scavenge and fight to survive in an epic open world sandbox.


As one of the last remaining humans on a planet controlled by robotic foes bent on your destruction, you must forge friendships with a courageous group of robot companions, each with unique abilities and powers. Lead this band of unlikely heroes on an epic adventure through a mysterious, dynamic world.


Build with your imagination! Minecraft, the best-selling game on Xbox 360, is now available on Xbox One. Create and explore your very own world where the only limit is what you can imagine – just be sure to build a shelter before night comes to keep yourself safe from monsters.

Final Fantasy XV

Enter the world of FINAL FANTASY XV, and experience epic action-packed battles along your journey of discovery. As Noctis, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Lucis, your quest is to reclaim your homeland from the clutches of the imperial army. Joined by your closest friends, experience a voyage like no other, traveling through the breathtaking world of Eos encountering larger-than-life beasts and unforgiving enemies. Learn to master the skills of weaponry and magic, and effortlessly warp through the air in thrilling combat. Fresh faces and long-time fans, fulfill your destiny and experience a brand new kind of fantasy.


BELOW is a procedural terrarium filled with life, mystery and death. Explore. Survive. Discover.


EVERSPACE™ is an action-focused single-player space shooter combining roguelike elements with top-notch visuals and a captivating non-linear story. It takes the player on a challenging journey through an ever-changing, yet beautifully crafted universe full of surprises. The player’s skills, experience and talent for improvisation will be tested continuously while learning about his own existence through encounters with interesting characters, each having their own part of the puzzle to tell. Each run will be exciting as the player will have to face completely new situations keeping each part of the game long-lasting and generating lots of individual, meaningful moments to experience.


Pilot and Titan unite as never before in Respawn Entertainment's highly anticipated Titanfall® 2. Featuring a single player campaign that explores the unique bond between man and machine, and backed by a deeper multiplayer experience, Titanfall 2 delivers fast-paced action brimming with inventive twists.

Other Activations

žWith the awesome new Xbox Design Lab, you can now personalize your Xbox Wireless Controller with over 8 million possible color combinations! Check out tons of great design ideas at Nerd HQ all weekend!


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žXbox Photo Booth
žWho doesn’t love a fun photo booth?! Pick your favorite backdrop, grab some props, and strike a pose. You know your friends will be jealous when you share it out!


Xbox Photo Booth
Game Play
Other Activations

Gears of War 4 Sweepstakes

Here’s your chance to win a Limited Edition Gears of War 4 Xbox One S and Limited Edition Xbox Wireless Controllers.


Entering is simple.


Stop by Comic Con or Nerd HQ and Tweet or Instagram a pic of this sweet prize on display in the Xbox Booth.




Enter from home by Retweeting @Xbox’s #XboxSweepstakes post during the sweepstakes which runs from July 21st through July 28th.


Be sure you are following @Xbox and include #XboxSweepstakes.


Don’t want to leave it to chance? You can also Pre-Order Today.


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of 50 U.S. (inc, D.C.), 18+. Ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on 7/28/16. For details, see Official Rules:


ReCore Sweepstakes

Drop by the Xbox photo booth at NERD HQ to enter the ReCore Photo Booth Event Sweepstakes for a chance to win a ReCore Collector’s Edition or 3 exclusive signed ReCore posters. All you have to do is follow @ReCoreGame on Twitter, Tweet out a ReCore photo from NERD HQ, and include #ReCoreSDCC and #sweepstakes to be entered to win.


Titanfall 2 Sweepstakes

Enter to win an Xbox One S 2 TB Console, a Titanfall 2 Deluxe Edition for Xbox One, an Xbox One Elite Controller, AND 12 months of Xbox Live Gold, simply by following @Xbox on Twitter and retweeting the San Diego Comic-Con #XboxContest tweets.



Thu Fri Sat Sun

Thursday 07/21/2016

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT

Xbox Booth Hours

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM PDT

Xbox at Nerd HQ

SD New Children’s Museum

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM PDT

Sea of Thieves

Xbox Panels

Convention Center - Room 24ABC

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Gears of War 4

Xbox Panels

Convention Center - Room 6BCF

Friday 07/22/2016

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT

Xbox Booth Hours

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT

Xbox at Nerd HQ

SD New Children’s Museum

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM PDT

Halo Wars 2

Xbox Panels

Convention Center - Room 6BCF


Gears of War 4

Xbox Panels

Nerd HQ

Saturday 07/23/2016

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT

Xbox Booth Hours

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM PDT

Xbox at Nerd HQ

SD New Children’s Museum

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT

Dead Rising 4

Xbox Panels

Convention Center - Room 25ABC

Sunday 07/24/2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT

Xbox Booth Hours

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT

Xbox at Nerd HQ

SD New Children’s Museum

Xbox Panels at Comic-Con


Sea of Thieves: Art of Adventure

Thursday, 7/21/16, 10:30am - 11:30am, Room: 24ABC (San Diego Convention Center)


Join the Sea of Thieves team for an exclusive look at the artistry behind this shared-world pirate adventure. Core members of Rare, the acclaimed developer behind hit titles like Banjo-Kazooie, Viva Piñata and Battletoads, will discuss the studio’s life-long fascination with pirates, how they’re crafting a rich fantastical world and evolving a timeless genre. Attendees will be privy to key announcements, never-before-seen artwork and exclusive insights into Rare’s most ambitious project yet. Room: 24ABC, San Diego Convention Center


Comic-Con badge required.

Gears of War 4: Creators, Characters and Cast

Thursday, 7/21/16, 2:15pm - 3:15pm, Room: 6BCF (San Diego Convention Center)


Join co-creator Rod Fergusson, the cast and special guests for a behind the scenes look at Gears of War 4, exploring the characters, and storytelling for the new saga in the acclaimed Gears franchise. We will also have some special announcements and surprises to share with everyone in this session moderated by Xbox’s Major Nelson. Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center


Comic-Con badge required.

Nerd HQ PANEL: Gears of War 4: Creators, Characters and Cast

Friday, 7/22/16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Nerd HQ (The New Children's Museum)


Co-creator Rod Fergusson, the cast, and guest panelists present a behind-the-scenes look at Gears of War 4, exploring the characters, and storytelling for the new saga in the acclaimed Gears franchise. They will also have some special announcements and surprises. Moderated by Xbox's Major Nelson.


Register for the Panel here: Nerd HQ badge required.

Halo Wars 2: Know Your Enemy

Friday, 7/22/16, 10:15am - 11:15pm, Room: 6BCF (San Diego Convention Center)


Join 343 Industries and guests as they reveal the process, the pain and the pleasure of bringing the long awaited sequel to life on PC and console, and the exciting future of the storied franchise. Exclusive video, discussion and surprises await. Moderator Kiki Wolfkill hosts fellow 343 Industries veterans Frank O’Connor, Dan Ayoub and Kevin Grace on the panel, along with special guests Dave Wilson of Blur Studio and Halo newcomer, Erika Soto, as they discuss video games, acting and verisimilitude in the Halo universe. Room: 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center


Comic-Con badge required.


Pop Culture Influence In Zombie Video Games

Saturday, 7/23/16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room: 25ABC (San Diego Convention Center)


Moderated by Xbox’s Jeff Rubenstein– Video game development and pop culture come together for a wide ranging discussion on how zombies have invaded our lives through every avenue of entertainment. From movies to TV, books to video games – especially video games! Joining the panel will be the developers of Dead Rising 4 who will unveil an exclusive new video asset from the upcoming Xbox One and Windows 10 PC game, the stars and creators of Dead Rising Endgame, Tomas Harlan (producer, Dead Rising: Watchtower), Tim Carter (writer/producer, Dead Rising: Watch Tower and Dead Rising: Endgame), and Greg Miller (AKA: GameOverGreggy of Kinda Funny). Room: 25ABC, San Diego Convention Center


Comic-Con badge required.