E3 has officially made the announcement that most of us in the space have known was coming for a while. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this year will be digital-only and free to consume. There really was no other option, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, even without a raging plague, this was the logical conclusion.
This is not likely to be the last we’ve seen of in-person E3 events, but I believe it’s the beginning of the end. Let’s take a look at how we got here, what it means for 2021, and what it means for E3 going forward.