The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, is coming back as a physical event in Los Angeles next June with some major changes to the format.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo has once again gone digital only due to safety concerns surrounding the current COVID-19 crisis, specifically the Omicron varient sweeping the United States right now. This will mark the third year in a row the pinnacle event in the games industry will not be held in-person at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo is returning in 2021, as confirmed by its organizer The Entertainment Software Association, however this time it's going to be an all-digital affair. This is after speculation and reports indicated it was shifting to an in-person event.
According to a new report, this years Electronic Entertain Expo, or E3, might be partially locked behind a paywall. This comes as the industry's event is still trying to figure out its direction as the expo has lost relevance in recent years thanks to the rise in streaming and other means for companies to reach consumers.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 as it's also known, has been one of the major events that headline each year on the video game calendar. However, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, questions circulated as to whether the event, which was canceled last year, would reappear in 2021.