The 12 months 2020 was a loopy 12 months. Largely due to the worldwide pandemic that has modified everybody’s lives in some type or one other. It hit the gaming trade in a giant manner as properly. Particularly for reside occasions. Final 12 months the E3 was canceled altogether due to Covid-19. A number of corporations had their very own occasions nevertheless, together with Sony’s personal showcases. And Geoff Keighley picked up among the slack with a slew of bulletins with Summer time Recreation Fest (which may also be making a return this 12 months).
The excellent news is that E3 can be returning for 2021 with a four-day all-digital occasion June 12 to the 15.
WELCOME BACK! It’s been laborious ready quietly as we acquired prepared for at this time, however we’re thrilled to formally announce our plans for June 12th-15th!
— E3 (@E3) April 6, 2021
Among the large corporations have already signed as much as be current together with Microsoft and Nintendo. Sony, as of proper now, is absent from the listing. Sony bowed out from E3 2019 and had no plans to attend final 12 months’s occasion earlier than it was canceled. So, this isn’t all that stunning. You may see extra of ESA’s announcement right here, together with attending corporations.
It’s “Recreation On.” for E3, as The Leisure Software program Affiliation (ESA) formally unveils plans for a reimagined, all-virtual E3 2021 that can have interaction online game followers all over the place. With early commitments from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Video games, Koch Media, and extra to come back, E3 2021 will happen June 12 via June 15.
E3 being all digital is a pure results of the occasions we reside in. Whereas issues will finally return to regular, the pandemic has modified reside occasions in a giant manner. It could have modified how we eat reside occasions completely. Both manner, test your calendars and see what the long run brings. We’ll convey extra information together with it.
Are you excited to see E3 return? What would you prefer to see introduced?