Following weeks of rumors, the ESA has confirmed that E3 2021 is indeed happening and will be an all-virtual event. That means the show will take place over the internet instead of at the LA Convention Center and will run from June 12 through June 15.
The ESA did not provide any specific details as to what the format of the event will be exactly. They only say they’ll be working with media partners and developers to bring the latest games and announcements directly to players for free. We assume this means a series of livestreams but it’s hard to say what else the organization has in store beyond that (whatever the plans are, hopefully they will at least impress Reggie Fils-Aime).
It also provided the following quote: