After so many years since 1995, E3 is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. So where does that leave its many publishers and developers to showcase their latest and upcoming games?
We can’t speak for them, but so far Xbox has announced that they will be doing a digital event. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the company will celebrate the next generation of gaming (ie: their Xbox Series X and upcoming game announcements) online.
E3 has always been an important moment for Team Xbox. Given this decision, this year we'll celebrate the next generation of gaming with the @Xbox community and all who love to play via an Xbox digital event. Details on timing and more in the coming weeks https://t.co/xckMKBPf9h
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) March 11, 2020
Bummed to miss celebrating @E3 in person with all of our fans, media, and partners. With that said we have an incredible amount of exciting things in the works and team is going to continue to work hard to share all of that with you in a digital format. The Xbox show must go on! https://t.co/4mKOO8TLue
— Aaron Greenberg 🙅🏼♂️❎ (@aarongreenberg) March 11, 2020
It’s good to know that the show will go on and every major company planning on doing their own Nintendo Direct showcase for the mid-year. We did predict it here: