E3 2020 has been canceled due to coronavirus

The ESA announced today that it is cancelling this year’s E3 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The news follows the cancellations of SXSW, GDC, and other conventions nationwide. It’s affecting other events with large gatherings of people, too. Just today, it was announced that Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and river dyeing is … Read more

E3 organizer ESA ‘actively assessing’ coronavirus

The ESA said today that it was “actively assessing the situation regarding coronavirus.” The E3 organizer says that it “will continue to develop measures to further reduce health risks” at the show. The statement from the organizer of E3 came on the same day that the city of Los Angeles – which hosts the show … Read more

E3 2020 registration now open

If you’re planning on attending E3 2020, registration for the convention is now open. The ESA opened registration yesterday through the E3 website. While the show was traditionally a closed-door event for industry insiders, the show has also opened its doors to the general public in recent years. It’s still the case that only gaming … Read more

Sony is skipping E3 again, despite the upcoming PS5 launch

Sony is skipping E3 for a second straight year. Instead, the company says that it will focus on “hundreds of consumer events across the globe” in the lead-up to PS5’s launch. GamesIndustry.biz broke the news on Monday. According to the publication, a split has surfaced between ESA members – particularly Sony and EA – who … Read more