News is circulating about ESA’s decision to go fully virtual at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year. Finally, the rumors have been confirmed: E3 2021 will officially go fully digital for the first time.
As detailed on the official E3 site, the biggest gaming convention has adapted to the trend in this troubled time as a result of the global pandemic. “E3 2021 embraces the future, showcasing the video game industry with a fully virtual event that will involve everyone, everywhere,” as stated on E3 is about page.
There could be questions about a paywall and all that stuff, and it’s great to see that you don’t have to pay to watch the live streams. Their FAQ page states that only some materials have age restrictions, but the entire event is “free for all attendees”. You also get a digital badge.
At the time of writing, there is no news yet as to who will be attending the event as exhibitors, but we already know that Sony will not be a part of it. Who knows? They can change their mind.
E3 2021 will take place from June 12 to June 15.
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