E3 2021 event canceled this year due to epidemic


According to the Los Angeles city documents published this week, the E3 2021 event will not be held in a physical environment. It can be done digitally with live broadcasts.

A new report published by the Board of the Los Angeles Congress and Tourism Development Commission, for E3 2021 “suspended live event“The event, which was canceled last year due to the corona virus that has affected the world for a year, seems to be held online this year online. However, there is still uncertainty.

E3 2021 will not be done in physical environment in Los Angeles, it may appear in digital environment

E3 organizer for Congressional board’s broadcast options at Los Angeles Convention Center and LA Live complex in published document THIS (The Entertainment Software Association) is stated to be working with. The city board also claims it is working on 2022 and 2023 licenses for the E3 event.

This cancellation news shows that twice in a row, E3 activity has been canceled due to the corona virus outbreak. By VGC As announced, ESA is planning a digital E3 2021 event this summer. However, they say they still need the support of big game companies. According to the E3 2021 presentation documents previously sent to game publishers, the event will take place digitally as part of a three-day live broadcast between 15-17 June.

E3 2021 event canceled this year due to epidemic

According to the recommendation of ESA, the broadcast event will be supported with content such as media previews and demos published on consumer platforms a week in advance. However, the plans for this year’s event require membership approval from ESA, which has a significant impact on the course of the show, made up of the industry’s largest gaming companies. ESA, EA, Sony ve Activision activity of several major publishers in the past years, including by leaving He has great difficulties in rearranging E3. As we observed last year, major publishers such as EA and Ubisoft have also achieved great success by presenting their games with their own digital events (such as EA Play Live, Ubisoft Forward).

It seems that the E3 2021 issue is still not finalized. However, due to the pandemic, the idea of ​​doing it in a physical environment has been completely canceled. Since big broadcasters are also successful by organizing their own events, even if we see an E3 in digital, it is a matter of debate how exciting or valid it will be. So what do you think? You can express your opinion in the comments.


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