Entertainment Software Association last month Has announced its initial plans For this year’s Virtual E3 conference. Surprisingly Microsoft and Nintendo are partnering with big developers and publishers like Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Tech-to-Interactive and Warner Bros. Games. A few big names were missing from that list but today ESA fills things up: Square Enix, Bandai Namco and Sega Hall Everyone will take part in the virtual event.
While today’s additions remain a major player in the industry, a handful of larger companies are still uncertain for E3 this year. The main ones are Sony and EA, but both have not officially participated for years – EA usually does its own EA play shows at the same time. And Sony hasn’t participated in E3 since 2013, so it’s no surprise to see them excluded. At the moment, Activation is probably the biggest name missing from the list; The company has made a big presence in 2019, so joining them this year should come as no surprise.
Out of the possibility, though, it is likely that this year we are going to get the E3 lineup, given that the show will only start in a month. This year’s Virtual E3 will run from June 12th to June 15th and there is likely to be some other news coming from companies that did not participate directly in the surrounding days.
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