It will most likely be replaced with online broadcasts.
Game show Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which was supposed to be held from June 9 to 11 in Los Angeles, was canceled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus Covid-19. This was reported on the official website of E3.
After growing concern over the Covid-19 virus, we felt that it was the best way to act in such an unprecedented global situation. We are disappointed that we cannot hold this event for our fans and supporters. But we know that this is the right decision based on the information that we have today.
The E3 organizers added that they are discussing with the partners the holding of the exhibition in an online format. Xbox CEO Phil Spencer has already announced that the company will host a digital conference. Ubisoft supported the decision of the E3 organizers and said that it is considering the possibility of conducting an online broadcast.
E3 is one of the largest exhibitions in the gaming industry. In 2019, more than 66 thousand people visited it. It was expected that in 2020 the E3 will show the Xbox Series X and games for it.
The Covid-19 outbreak canceled the Beijing International Auto Show, World Mobile Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Geneva International Auto Show, Google I / O 2020 Developer Conference, Coachella Music Festival and other events around the world.
By March 11, more than 120 thousand cases of Covid-19 were known. More than four thousand died from him.