Published On: Wed, Apr 8th, 2020

E3 2020 Won’t Get An Official Digital Replacement, Despite Initial Plans


When E3 2020 was cancelled progressing in a year, eventuality organiser Entertainment Software Association pronounced that an “online experience” that could reinstate a earthy eventuality was being explored. It has now been reliable that no such digital eventuality will be function this year.

The news comes from an E3 representative, who common a following matter with PC Gamer:

“Given a intrusion brought on by a COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be presenting an online E3 2020 eventuality in June. Instead, we will be operative with exhibitors to foster and showcase particular association announcements, including on, in a entrance months. We demeanour brazen to bringing a attention and village together in 2021 to benefaction a reimagined E3 that will prominence new offerings and disturb a audiences.”

Several publishers have reliable that they possibly are, or are considering, hosting their possess digital events this summer to reinstate E3 2020, including a likes of Nintendo, Microsoft, Square Enix, and Ubisoft; Bethesda has reliable that it will not horde an event.

As for E3 2021, a “reimagined” uncover mentioned in a matter above has now been reliable to be holding place subsequent June.

Were we anticipating to see an central deputy eventuality from E3? Or are we happy adequate for publishers to only get on with their possess thing this summer? Share your thoughts with us below.

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