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News video games 23 June 2023, 13:51

author: Adrian Werner

E3 2024 and E3 2025 May Still Happen

The ESA group is not going to give up and will try to hold E3 fairs in 2024 and 2024.

Source: ESA

This year's E3 has been canceled and instead many companies have organized a series of presentations to replace the event. Many gamers are wondering if this is the definitive end of this trade show. The answer to this question has just become very complicated.

  1. All because of a report by Department of Tourism of the City of Los Angeles. The document includes forecasts for the upcoming fair, which will be held in LA. You can read there that the data takes into account "canceled E3 fairs in 2024 and 2025."
  2. ESA, the organization in charge of organizing E3, never announced this. When the report became public, the group denied the information contained therein.
  3. Techraptor asked for a comment and received a statement in response, saying that the ESA is currently in discussions regarding a possible E3 2024.

So it appears that ESA will at least attempt to hold another E3 trade show. Whether it will succeed is a separate question. It is worth recalling that the group initially announced the return of the event this year. However, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo dropped out of participation, and shortly after Ubisoft joined them. The loss of all these exhibitors effectively undermined the point of this year's E3 and it was decided to cancel the event.

It is difficult to expect the situation to change next year. The biggest companies in the industry have switched to holding their own presentations and participating in large virtual events, such as the Summer Game Fest. It is therefore doubtful that they will want to return to older solutions.

If you want to read more about the end of E3, we recommend our article:

  1. Eulogy to E3 - Gamepressure Staff and Industry Celebs Remember the Event

Adrian Werner

Adrian Werner

A true veteran of the Gamepressure newsroom, writing continuously since 2009 and still not having enough. He caught the gaming bug thanks to playing on his friend's ZX Spectrum. Then he switched to his own Commodore 64, and after a short adventure with 16-bit consoles, he forever entrusted his heart to PC games. A fan of niche productions, especially adventure games, RPGs and games of the immersive sim genre, as well as a mod enthusiast. Apart from games, he devourers stories in every form - books, series, movies, and comics.


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