E3 2021 preview: What to expect from the world’s biggest gaming event


It’s time for E3 2021, the biggest online game event of the 12 months. Every 12 months, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or higher generally known as E3, takes place in Los Angeles. This 12 months, nonetheless, E3 2021 can be held digitally. The large event sees the biggest online game corporations and builders coming collectively and showcase new titles. Nintendo, Microsoft (Xbox), Ubisoft and Capcom have confirmed their presence at this 12 months’s E3. Sony, the Japanese firm behind PlayStation, is notably absent from E3 2021 and so is Activision. The entire event is free to stay stream.

Here’s what to expect from E3 2021

Nintendo at E3 2021

Nintendo was supposed to showcase a Switch Pro final week – at the very least what rumours and leaks appeared to recommend. That wasn’t the case, as Nintendo skipped an event on June 3 to launch a “pro” model of the Switch. The Japanese firm had been rumoured to launch the new Switch earlier than E3 as reported by Bloomberg. We actually don’t know the standing of the Switch Pro, however we do know that Nintendo is holding a 40-minute Direct on June 15 that can completely showcase new Switch video games, slated to launch in 2021. Nintendo has already made it clear the event can be centered squarely on software program, which means the firm has no plans to announce new {hardware} at E3 2021. This begs the query: Is the Switch Pro even coming this 12 months? Want to tune in to the livestream? It will begin at 9:30 pm IST on Tuesday. The event can be streamed on Nintendo’s YouTube and Twitch channels.


Microsoft at E3 2021

What’s new coming to Xbox Series X, PC and Xbox Game Pass this 12 months? Well, we are going to know all that on June 13. For the first time, the Xbox & Bethesda Games (Microsoft’s subsidiary studio, the developer behind Doom and Fallout sequence) are collectively holding the E3 showcase event. So far, we all know that Halo Infinite will hog the limelight at this 12 months’s E3 event. Halo Infinite was supposed to come to the Xbox Series X final 12 months however acquired delayed due to the damaging reactions the sport acquired due to much less spectacular visible high quality. Another massive title Forza Horizon 5 may very well be introduced on Sunday. There’s additionally a excessive likelihood Microsoft will reveal Starfield, a brand new area RPG made by Bethesda. Microsoft will start its Xbox E3 convention at 10:30 pm IST on June 13. You can be ready to stream the stay event by means of all Xbox’s channels, together with Twitter, Twitch, and YouTube.


E3 2021 schedule: Ubisoft Foward, Square Enix Presents

Ubisoft Presents

Date: Saturday, June 12

Ubisoft is holding its press convention on Saturday, June 12 at 12 p.m. PDT (June 13, 12:30 am IST). The predominant event can be used to showcase extra of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine. The extremely anticipated sport was first introduced in 2019, however acquired delayed twice. We may even hear extra from Ubisoft on Far Cry 6.

E3 2021 schedule. 

Square Enix Presents, Warner Bros. Games

Date: Sunday, June 13

Square Enix’s predominant event, which can start at 12:15 pm PDT (12:45 am IST, June 14), can be used as the launchpad for a brand new sport from Eidos Montréal. The 40-minute lengthy showcase event will reveal extra data on PlatinumGames’ Babylon’s Fall in addition to Life is Strange: True Colors and Life is Strange Remastered Collection alongside particulars on the Black Panther – War for Wakanda growth for Marvel’s Avengers. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. will share extra of Back 4 Blood at E3 2021. The event begins at 2 pm PST (2:30 am IST, June 14).

Capcom, Two-take interactive

Date: Monday, June 14

Capcom is holding its E3 2021 event on Monday, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. PDT (3:00 am IST, June 15). The event will doubtless deal with the Great Ace Attorney Collection, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, Resident Evil 4 for Oculus VR, and Pragmata. In phrases of rumours, there may be quite a lot of hypothesis proper now on a model new Resident Evil sport. Take-Two Interactive, a dad or mum firm of 2K Games and Rockstar Games, is holding a panel dialogue at E3 2021. Don’t expect Rockstar Games to announce GTA VI however we will expect to hear extra on GTA V for next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft.


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