After canceling E3 last year, E3 is returning this year. This time virtually for the first time ever. After revealing who will be involved and how people can experience the event, the ESA has now shared the official schedule for the event starting from June 12 through June 15. Each day will feature digital presentations from major industry publishers such as Nintendo and Microsoft, panel discussions, celebrity appearances, exciting reveals, and more.
On Saturday, June 12, the first day of E3 2021, Ubisoft and Gearbox Entertainment will be kicking off with their press conferences. Devious Eye Entertainment will also have a live showcase at 2 pm PT/ 5 pm EST. Following these, there will also be a session with Gamesbeat.
Sunday, June 13 will feature the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase which starts at 10 am PT. The PC Gaming Show will take place at 11 am PT. Square Enix will feature the summer edition of Square Enix Presents. The live stream will start at 12:15 pm PT and will be about 40 minutes including exciting news from across the globe including the world premiere of a new game from Edios-Montreal, an exciting update on Babylon’s Fall, details about Marvel’s Avengers expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda and updates on upcoming in-game events, and a deep dive on Life is Strange: True Colors and a first look at Life is Strange: Remastered Collection. The Future Games Show will take place at 4 pm PT/ 7 pm PT. Warner Bros. Games, Back 4 Blood, and 24 Entertainment will also be featured.
Monday, June 14 will feature presentations from Take-Two Interactive, Mythical Games, Freedom Games, Razer, and Capcom. Verizon, Intellivision will also be featured, along with a session with VENN.
Tuesday, June 15 will have the Nintendo Direct and Nintendo Treehouse: Live which starts at 9 am PT/ 12 pm PT. Bandi Namco, Yooreka Games, and Gamespot will also have focused events. Rounding out E3 2021 will be the official E3 2021 Awards Show.
It is important to note that some things may change leading up to the first day of E3 2021.