Last year, along with many other fun things, E3 was cancelled. This year's E3 will be a free online event, and it's facing more competition than ever before. Initially scheduled to run over June 15 to 17, certain competitors took aim at those dates: Valve rebranded the semi-regular Steam games festival to Steam Next, and it's running from June 16 to 22.The Entertainment Software Association has now announced its final plans for this year's event, and a change in date. E3 2021 will run from June 12 to June 15, and has “early commitments from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games and Koch Media.” That is a fairly decent lineup of big-hitters, though whether anyone brings their AAA game remains to be seen. Notable by their absence are Activision-Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Sony, though bigger publishers skipping out was an E3 trend well before the pandemic. Xbox head Phil Spencer, at least, was happy about the news.
View Original Article Source Here
E3 2021 officially unveiled as a digital event
September 15, 2021 PC