Xbox is the most recent large gaming model to formally say that it received’t be on the E3 present flooring, confirming the choice to IGN on Friday. Simply this week, Microsoft introduced the June eleventh date for its annual Xbox showcase and a devoted Starfield present, however we nonetheless didn’t know if Xbox would truly be on the ground of this 12 months’s in-person E3 conference.
“We will’t wait to host our Xbox Video games Showcase on June eleventh and can share extra particulars later,” an Xbox spokesperson stated in an announcement to IGN. “We additionally sit up for co-streaming our occasion as a part of E3 Digital and won’t be on the E3 present flooring.”
In February, Nintendo confirmed that it wouldn’t be part of E3, which now signifies that each Nintendo and Microsoft received’t have cubicles on the conference itself. Don’t get your hopes up for Sony being there: the corporate skipped E3 in 2019 and hasn’t been again since, and IGN reported in January that Sony can be passing on 2023 as nicely. Sony didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
In an announcement, ReedPop proprietor Reed Exhibitions US stated that information about exhibitors is forthcoming. “Alongside the upcoming bulletins from different AAA firms relating to their very own participation, we sit up for sharing extra of the publishers that can be a part of our digital showcase collection and exhibiting on the present flooring within the lead as much as the return of E3,” Kyle Marsden-Kish, the worldwide VP of gaming at Reed Exhibitions US, stated.
The E3 conference is about for June thirteenth to the sixteenth, with the E3 “Digital Week” kicking off on June eleventh with Microsoft’s Xbox present. Geoff Keighley’s Summer season Sport Fest is returning just some days earlier than all that on June eighth.