Four days of virtual presentations after a year of working remotely, attending online classes, and celebrating birthdays via Zoom. Last year’s E3 event wasn’t exactly a return to the glory days of the expo. Still, after the total cancellation of the convention in 2020, an online E3 was a step towards normalcy.
Many had hoped E3 would return to a full-scale, in-person event in 2022. Sadly, the Entertainment Software Association announced in a statement shared with GamesBeat that the physical event was cancelled.
“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 remain incredibly excited about the future of E3 and look forward to announcing more details soon.”
ESA statement on E3 via GamesBeat
Shortly after the announcement, gaming insider Jeff Grubb suggested via Tiktok that the convention would likely…
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