As in 2021, the traditional E3 2022 plans have been canceled. However, there will still be an event. The Entertainment Software Association announced that there will be a virtual one instead. E3 2022 will be held online. This will mark the second time in a row there will be no in-person activities. [Thanks, VentureBeat!]
Here is the exact statement The ESA offered to VentureBeat’s GamesBeat division. When speaking to the outlet, it cited the COVID-19 pandemic again. In the latter half of 2021, the omicron variant led to a new surge in infections.
Due to the ongoing health risks surrounding COVID-19 and its potential impact on the safety of exhibitors and attendees, E3 will not be held in person in 2022.
However, while The ESA cited the…