Following earlier reports of a live event being cancelled, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that a “reimagined, all-virtual” E3 2021 is pushing through, and will be scheduled on June 12-15.
According to the ESA, a number of companies have already pledged support for the event, with Sony, unsurprisingly, missing from the lineup.
- Take-Two Interactive
- Warner Bros. Games
- Koch Media
“For more than two decades, E3 has been the premier venue to showcase the best that the video game industry has to offer, while uniting the world through games. We are evolving this year’s E3 into a more inclusive event, but will still look to excite the fans with major reveals and insider opportunities that make this event the indispensable center stage for video games.” shares Stanley Pierre-Louis, President & CEO of the ESA.
No other details were given, so it would be nice to see more announcements regarding schedules and the event program as we get closer to the date. Will Sony play nice and tag along? Will other developers and publishers be joining the event? We’ll know soon enough!