The ESA has confirmed that when once more this yr’s E3 occasion might be online-only. The information comes from web site GamesBeat, who reviews that the choice was made out of issues relating to the pandemic, and the brand new Omicron variant.
A press release was supplied to GamesBeat, saying the choice.
“As a result of ongoing well being dangers surrounding COVID-19 and its potential influence on the security of exhibitors and attendees, E3 won’t be held in individual in 2022. We’re nonetheless enthusiastic about the way forward for E3 and look ahead to saying extra particulars quickly.”
This marks the second yr in a row that the ESA has moved it to a web-based solely occasion, and people hopeful of returning to E3 in individual must wait a minimum of one other yr.
As we transfer into one other on-line E3 this yr, it as soon as once more begs the query about how very important E3 is to the business, and what do we actually need out of the occasion.
Supply – [GamesBeat]