In the present day is formally the final day of E3 2019, and with little information left to return out of the convention, one of many final massive items of data left to be taught is: when’s E3 2020?
In an exit banner hung above one of many doorways of the LA Conference Middle, it’s revealed that the following E3 will happen from June 9-11, 2020.
These dates line up logically with previous E3 dates, because the present typically takes place within the second week of June. In fact, these dates are just for when the present ground is open, and doesn’t embrace convention dates, most of which happen earlier than E3 formally begins.
What to anticipate from E3 2020
Utilizing this yr’s lineup as a mannequin, followers can moderately count on Microsoft’s convention to happen on June 7, 2020 and for Nintendo’s Direct presentation to happen the morning of June 9, 2020 – different streams and press conferences from main gamers like EA, Sq. Enix and Ubisoft are a bit extra fluid of their timing. With Sony sitting out this year, it’s unknown if the home of PlayStation will take part on the enjoyable subsequent yr, however with the upcoming launch of Xbox Scarlett and PlayStation 5, there’s an excellent probability Sony will need the largest viewers doable ramping as much as their subsequent massive drop.
So what video games can we count on from E3 2020? The vast majority of the video games proven this yr got release dates earlier than June 2020, together with Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, so moreover doable DLC, don’t count on them to seem.
We all know Halo Infinite will launch with Xbox Scarlett, that means it received’t come out till vacation 2020, so count on that to be a significant title at E3 2020. The Breath of the Wild sequel doesn’t have a set launch date, and could also be too far out to have a significant presence at E3 2020, but it surely’s doable that could possibly be Nintendo’s main recreation subsequent yr, presumably alongside Metroid Prime 4.
An enormous focus subsequent yr is more likely to be on subsequent era consoles, even when Sony doesn’t have a direct presence. Loads of video games are presently in manufacturing for next-gen, and Microsoft will nearly actually use the chance to make use of subsequent yr’s present to construct hype for Xbox Scarlett.
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