E3 2021 will go forward as an online-only occasion, organiser the ESA has confirmed. The digital present will stretch throughout three days, starting on the 12th June and ending on the 15th June. And, opposite to some recent rumours, E3 2021 will not be locked behind any type of paywall. The ESA stresses that it will be free for everybody.
The next publishers shall be current throughout E3 2021 in some capability:
- Take-Two Interactive
- Warner Bros. Video games
- Koch Media
Maybe unsurprisingly, Sony is not on the listing. It is clearly nonetheless topic to alter, however we’re not betting on the Japanese big’s cooperation. Let’s not neglect that Sony made a point of stepping away from E3 again in 2019, as the corporate determined that it might be internet hosting its personal occasions as an alternative. Sony was set to repeat this process in 2020, however the coronavirus pandemic put a cease to E3 final yr anyway. In any case, we have reached out to Sony for touch upon the state of affairs.
As for what we are able to really anticipate from E3 2021, it seems like we’ll be getting the same old hype parade, solely in a extra becoming digital format. In accordance with the official press launch, we are able to nonetheless anticipate “main reveals”. The ESA additionally hopes to “have a good time E3 2022 in particular person”.
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