E3, Electronic Entertainment Expo, isDue to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases. This is the third year that the show will not be held in person due to the pandemic.
The Entertainment Software Association, which organizes the gaming event, confirmed in a statement released on Thursday that the show will go virtual again.
“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,” the organization said. “We are incredibly excited about the future of E3 and look forward to announcing more details soon.”
E3 regularly takes place in early June, but ESA has yet to confirm the dates for the next shows. The last two shows included livestreams and previously recorded videos from publishers and developers showing their upcoming games.Watch new footage for Metroid Dread’s debut and upcoming And ,
There are two other major industry events that have changed their plans due to the increase in COVID cases as the Omicron version continues to spread across the US. on Monday, after the holidays.