Thursday, May 06, 2021
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced the addition of several high-profile publishers joining the all-digital E3 2021.
Bandai Namco, SEGA, Marvelous USA, Gearbox Entertainment, Freedom Games, and more are all set to be involved, with Square Enix's inclusion now officially confirmed following comments from its president, Yosuke Matsuda.
These publishers join the likes of Microsoft, Nintendo, Capcom, Ubisoft, WB Games, Koch Media, Take-Two Interactive, who were previously confirmed when the event was first announced last month. E3 2021 is due to take place between 12th-15th June 2021, with plenty of new game announcements and reveals expected.
“E3 2021 is set to continue its legacy as the premier video game industry event as we add new publishers, sponsors and partners'' said ESA CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis. “We can’t wait to share more details about this virtual event for audiences around the globe.”
Speaking of reveals, the addition of these new publishers has put the wheels of speculation in motion. Could Bandai Namco finally be ready to show off FromSoftware's Elden Ring? Does SEGA have more to reveal for Sonic's 30th Anniversary? We're excited to find out.