E3 2021 is sort of right here. Identical to in 2020, there is not any bodily conference this yr, which implies a free-for-all of press conferences and livestreams happening all through June and July. However the large names like Nintendo, Ubisoft, and Microsoft (in addition to our personal PC gaming present) are largely concentrating in an “official” E3 interval this yr, beginning June 12.
Here is a schedule of each occasion occurring this yr for E3 2021.
When is E3 2021?
All summer season! Properly, okay, not likely: E3 has some “official” dates once more, with livestreams working from June 12 – June 15, 2021. However similar to final yr, publishers have determined to host their very own occasions every time they see match. The primary large E3 stream this yr is Summer time Recreation Fest Kickoff Reside on June tenth, and it’ll be a busy few days after that.
Here is each summer season gaming occasion introduced to date.
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How do I simply watch each E3 occasion on one stream?
For those who’re confused by the distinction between “official” E3 occasions and different gaming livestreams occurring this June, you are undoubtedly not alone. It is complicated for us, too. However all that actually issues is realizing the place you’ll be able to stream every thing with out lacking out on any of the occasions.
From June 12 – June 15, you’ll watch each gaming stream on the official E3 streams:
E3’s livestream will embrace internet hosting large occasions like Ubisoft’s and Microsoft’s in addition to in-betweener interviews with sport builders.
Depart E3 working for 4 days straight and also you should not miss a second—apart from the primary few occasions listed under, which begin earlier than E3 correct.
E3 schedule: Wednesday June 9
EA Play Reside is not till July, however EA determined to not wait to point out off what’s coming subsequent with Battlefield. A reveal occasion for the brand new sport lands on Wednesday, earlier than E3 even will get going full steam.
E3 schedule: Thursday June 10
Summer time Recreation Fest Kickoff Reside
Geoff Keighley hosts the beginning of his Summer time Recreation Fest simply earlier than the official E3 occasions. He guarantees “greater than a dozen world premieres and bulletins.” Additionally, Weezer’s gonna be there.
E3 schedule: Friday June 11
Netflix Geeked Week
Netflix is highlighting “geeky” exhibits all week, however Friday’s occasion, hosted by Geoff Keighley, is dedicated to exhibits based mostly on video games. Count on The Witcher Season 2 to get a brand new trailer, and for the Resident Evil CG collection to look as nicely.
Koch Media (the massive firm behind writer Deep Silver and video games like Metro and Saint’s Row) is holding its personal streaming occasion as a part of Summer time Recreation Fest.
Like final yr, IGN is working its personal occasion this yr along with protecting the remainder of the summer season’s gaming reveals. The IGN Expo guarantees sport reveals and unique bulletins in addition to some sort of partnership with Geoff Keighley’s Summer time Recreation Fest, so count on some debuts from Thursday night time to reappear at this present.
E3 Schedule: Saturday June 12
Count on to see extra Far Cry 6 at Ubisoft’s present this yr. What else is probably going? Rabbids, plenty of Simply Dancing, and possibly a brand new Murderer’s Creed.
Count on to see Phantom Abyss, which is asynchronous multiplayer Indiana Jones, and undoubtedly not Hotline Miami 3, which doesn’t exist.
The Borderlands studio is certain to speak Borderlands, whether or not its new occasions or DLC for Borderlands 3 or probably a trailer for the Borderlands film. We may see bulletins for any new video games Gearbox is publishing.
The Guerilla Collective
Indie video games galore! As a part of its occasion, The Guerrilla Collective can even internet hosting streams for Black Voices in Gaming and Healthful Direct.
E3 Schedule: Sunday June 13
Xbox & Bethesda Video games Showcase
This needs to be an enormous present this yr, with Microsoft bringing collection like Halo and Forza to E3 together with Bethesda’s debut of Starfield. Will we see extra of Obsidian’s Avowed and get a Psychonauts 2 launch date? Fully attainable!
Sq. Enix Presents
Thus far, Sq. Enix says it is going to be debuting a brand new sport from Eidos-Montréal. They will even be speaking about Marvel’s Avengers, Babylon’s Fall, and Life Is Unusual: True Colours.
Warner Bros Video games Again 4 Blood
Based on the ESA, Warner Bros video games shall be featured on Sunday, which means probably some Gotham Knights speak. Again 4 Blood is particularly talked about as nicely, which WB is publishing.
PC Gaming Present
The PC Gaming Present returns! Count on plenty of video games for the Sony PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Change… simply kidding. It’ll be stuffed with cool new PC video games, after all.
Future Video games Present
Our sister present from GamesRadar+ will again us up with extra sport reveals. Learn all about it right here.
E3 Schedule: Monday June 14
T2 can at all times be anticipated to speak about their upcoming sports activities video games. Rockstar is their different enormous title, who will doubtless be speaking about future Purple Useless Redemption 2 On-line and GTA On-line updates. We will at all times hope for official point out of GTA 6.
Freedom Video games
Indie sport writer Freedom Video games has a number of upcoming video games they could discuss. They’ve undoubtedly talked about unveiling a launch date for his or her technique RPG Darkish Deity.
We will in all probability count on to listen to about any of Capcom’s upcoming and ongoing Monster Hunter video games throughout their present, and maybe speak of Resident Evil Village DLC.
Razer shall be revealing some new merchandise throughout their keynote occasion on Monday and internet hosting “RazerStore Reside” afterwards with a better look.
E3 Schedule: Tuesday June 15
Nintendo Direct + Treehouse Reside
This yr’s Nintendo Direct guarantees “roughly 40 minutes of information centered solely on Nintendo Change software program, largely releasing in 2021.” The Treehouse Reside follows with three extra hours of gameplay.
Will we see Elden Ring? It might occur. Extra doubtless we’ll get an extra take a look at Bandai Namco’s upcoming Tales of Come up and Scarlet Nexus.
Extra summer season gaming occasions
A lot of the summer season gaming occasions are concentrated from June 10 – June 13, however that is not all of them. Here is what else is coming all through the summer season:
July 6 – Nacon Join
Nacon is internet hosting its personal showcase once more this yr. SO far, the writer has confirmed it is going to be speaking about Blood Bowl 3, Steelrising, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, and some different upcoming video games.
July 22 – EA Play Reside
Possibly we’ll hear one thing new about hit dodgeball sport Knockout Metropolis—however we’re actually hoping for extra on the subsequent Dragon Age and no matter Star Wars video games EA has cooking.
- The Guerrilla Collective is streaming on Saturday, June fifth and Saturday, June twelfth and in addition internet hosting Black Voices in Gaming and Healthful Direct on these days.
- Indie Reside Expo will showcase greater than 300 indie video games from world wide in a five-hour present happening on June 5.
- Geoff Keighley will not be concerned with E3, however is bringing again his Summer time Recreation Fest beginning on June tenth.
- GDC 2021 will run the Unbiased Video games Pageant and Recreation Builders Selection Awards from July 19 – July 23.