It seems to be like E3 2022 will observe within the footsteps of final 12 months’s present by being a digital-only occasion. Though the hope after 2021 was a return to an in-person gathering on the Los Angeles Conference Middle (with even the city’s mayor crossing his fingers), the continuing pandemic has nixed these plans. 

In a press release to Venture Beat, posted beneath, the ESA confirmed that the coronavirus stays a serious situation so it’s taking part in it protected for another 12 months:

“Due to the ongoing health risks surrounding COVID-19 and its potential impact on the safety of exhibitors and attendees, E3 will not be held in person in 2022. We are nonetheless excited about the future of E3 and look forward to announcing more details soon.”

As everyone knows, the pandemic continues to be very a lot a factor, particularly with the Omicron variant working rampant. This isn’t the largest shock on the earth however nonetheless disappointing for followers, builders, and media hoping to reconnect with of us in June. Because the pandemic began, E3 has been canceled outright in 2020 and the 2021 version noticed the occasion unfold by a sequence of livestreams and digital conferences held on the ESA’s web site. If nothing else, it will be attention-grabbing to see how the ESA iterates on final 12 months’s strategy. 

[Source: Venture Beat]


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