Stunning no person, it appears there gained’t be an enormous, bodily reside E3 occasion this yr in Los Angeles.
As noticed by Resetera consumer Rösti and reported by Twinfinite, newly filed paperwork from the Board of Los Angeles Conference and Tourism Growth Fee seem to listing E3 2021’s reside present as cancelled.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Leisure Software program Affiliation was planning to carry E3 2021 fully digitally. This new doc, half of a bigger 84-page PowerPoint slideshow supposed for a March assembly of the board, appears to verify that an all-digital E3 2021 is certainly occurring. Within the doc, it explains that town board is working with the ESA manufacturing workforce on broadcast choices on the LA Conference Heart.
In a press release given to Kotaku earlier this month, the ESA defined that it was seeking to remodel the “E3 expertise” this yr and that it will quickly have extra particulars to share. This doc and customary sense level in direction of an E3 2021 that closely depends on reside streaming, pre-recorded segments, and Zoom interviews.
Final yr, E3 was fully canceled as a result of ongoing covid-19 pandemic. Many different occasions have additionally cancelled giant, public reside reveals or conventions resulting from security considerations.