The Leisure Software program Affiliation has introduced plans to rework E3 into an all-digital event this June, and Xbox is among the taking part corporations. Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now additional commented on the announcement.
He mentioned on Twitter, “Glad to see the sport trade coming collectively once more in June for a digital E3.” The chief went on to say that E3, together with different gaming occasions, reveal that “our trade is strongest once we work collectively.”
He ended his assertion with a tease for Microsoft’s personal plans for the summer season. “Trying ahead to sharing what we’ve got in retailer this summer season,” he mentioned.
Microsoft is taking part in E3 2021 in some capability, however the full extent of its involvement stays to be seen. For what it is price, Microsoft beforehand mentioned it could have extra information to share about its video games, and people from new subsidiary Bethesda, at some point this summer.
Glad to see the sport trade coming collectively once more in June for a digital E3. This and different summer season occasions are proof that our trade is strongest once we work collectively. Trying ahead to sharing what we’ve got in retailer this summer season.
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 6, 2021
It was beforehand reported that Microsoft and Bethesda would make bulletins throughout occasions in the summertime. These occasions would possibly happen on the same day, back-to-back, to deliver a big one-two punch, in accordance with the studies.
As for what Bethesda might focus on, it could possibly be updates on new video games like Starfield or The Elder Scrolls VI, or brand-new video games altogether. As for Microsoft, the summer season present will probably be simply months earlier than Halo Infinite releases throughout the vacation, whereas it was additionally reported that Xbox has more unannounced games to reveal for 2021.
Along with Xbox, E3 2021’s record of early commitments embody Nintendo, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two, Warner Bros., and Koch Media. The present is slated to happen June 12-15, and its programming will probably be free for everybody to look at.