After skipping 2020, E3 is coming back, albeit in a digital format, and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA, the organisers behind the even) has shared the official schedule.
Here’s what the ESA has for us in store: „Hosted by Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, Jacki Jing and Greg Miller, the E3 2021 broadcast will feature major publisher showcases, press conferences, industry panels, extended live streams, special celebrity guest appearances and more.
On Saturday, June 12 (pre-show starts at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET), E3 2021 will kick off with press conferences from Ubisoft and Gearbox Entertainment, as well as a session with GamesBeat. On Sunday, June 13 (pre-show starts at 8:45 a.m. PT / 11:45 a.m. ET), Microsoft’s long-awaited Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase will take place starting at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET. Fans can also look forward to special presentations from Square Enix, the PC Gaming Show, and the Future Games Show. Warner Bros. Games and Back 4 Blood, and 24 Entertainment will also be featured.
On Monday, June 14 (pre-show starts at 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET), alongside press conferences from several indie developers, presentations from Take-Two Interactive, Mythical Games, Freedom Games, Razer, and Capcom will take place throughout the day. Verizon and Intellivision will also be featured, along with a session with VENN.
On Tuesday, June 15 (pre-show starts at 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET), the last day of E3 will include Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct and Nintendo Treehouse: Live programming starting at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET. Bandai Namco, Yooreka Games, and GameSpot will also have focused events. The broadcast will round out with the Official E3 2021 Awards Show,” ESA says.
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