Once again, due to an unspecified virus from an unknown origin, E3 will be online only. Don’t worry though, we have the details so that you can have the most fun and educational online E3 starting June 12. What you can do to get your most from the panels and “booths,” is to download the app or just follow E3 on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook and YouTube.
“From the moment we decided to host E3 virtually, we’ve been focused on providing an interactive experience for fans around the globe that goes beyond the typical live stream,” said Stanley Pierre-Louis, President & CEO of the ESA. “The result is a bespoke online portal and app that will allow fans, media and industry professionals to have an E3 experience designed to run parallel to the four-day broadcast, laying the foundation for interactive E3 elements to continue beyond this year’s all-virtual show.”
Later this month you will be able to register online for the portal and the app. On June12 the public access portal will allow viewers,
- Exhibitor Booths – Featuring special events, VOD content and articles, exhibitor booths will act as hubs within the portal for key announcements and game information tied to each exhibitor
- Lounges – Online gathering spots for all E3 attendees
- Forums – Special boards for focused online discussion and sharing among attendees
- Leaderboards – Gamified show elements that can be collected and displayed, encouraging fans to interact in as many ways as possible
- Profile Creation – All attendees can create their own unique profiles within the portal and app, which can be customized
In addition to all these attractions the E3 portal and app will have the E3 live broadcast, which will be hosted by Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, Jacki Jing and (ugh)Greg Miller. In addition to their color commentary there will be publisher showcases, industry panels, press conferences, special guests and livestreams. If you want even more information about the upcoming event check out their website.