First it was just a rumor, meanwhile the American ESA has confirmed: The E3 will not take place in 2022 – neither “real” with visitors, nor in purely digital form.
The American Entertainment Software Association (short: ESA), which aligns the once most important game fair in the world every year, has confirmed to IGN that the big gameplay fails. Thus, there is a sad hattrick since the start of the pandemic – already 2020 and 2021 the E3 had fallen into the water; Last year, there was a digital alternative event.
Already in January 2022 had been reported that a trade fair with audience would not be possible due to the Covid-19 pandemic also this year – at that time, however, the option of a new digital E3 event remained. Well, however, it is clear, 2022 remains the oven, the organizers emphasize Meanwhil, in Meanwhile, the next year with “a newly lived E3 fair” “” physically and digital “would come back.
Whether the once most important industry show is so short-term (or ever) for old importance remains to be seen: many manufacturers are glad about the cost savings, then the time of their games revelations now prefers themselves and organize digital mini-shows that are for players in To feel the world like regular mini E3s.