Although it has changed significantly this generation, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019 continues to be the largest event to announcements of video games, with publishers like Ubisoft, Bethesda, Nintendo, Microsoft and Square Enix to come to The Angels to reveal major news about their upcoming titles. Although some developers like Sony is marginarán of the event, there are still many conferences of E3 2019 that are worth considering. This is the calendar of the major conferences of E3 2019, as well as what we expect from each one of the developers.
Electronic Arts: the 8th of June.
As it has done during the last few years, technically that Electronic Arts will not be attending the E3 2019, but that will be the host of your own event, EA Play, which will be held on 8 and 9 June. Although it does not provide any conference, EA plans to introduce new content for games released or announced, such as Apex Legends, Anthem, Battlefield V and Star Wars to Jedi: the Fallen Order.
It is also possible that we receive an announcement about a new game of Plants vs. Zombies, probably Garden Warfare 3, and Need for Speed, according to a financial report from EA. Those who watch from home will be able to connect to the multiple transmissions that EA has been prepared for the 8 June.
Microsoft: June 9 (1 PM PT / 4 PM ET)
Microsoft will not have to deal with the direct competition of Sony in the conferences of the E3 2019. Given the drubbing that has taken this generation, it is something important to the brand Xbox. With leaks about the next generation of systems-Xbox, expect Microsoft to reveal concrete information on the console, even with potential games.
The Project xCloud will probably also be a great theme, and with the ongoing work of Halo Infinite and Gears 5, we should have much to see for Xbox One. Microsoft has the opportunity to present at E3, and hopefully take advantage of. You can also check out our summary on what to expect from the Xbox E3 2019.
Bethesda: June 9 (5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET)
Bethesda is always the wild card of E3. It has a ton of ads to do or try to stretch their one-hour presentation. The past year was the announcement of Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI, although he has already dismissed speculation that he will show these games during the conference.
What is left? Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be available in July, so it is likely that there is a trailer of the game. Arkane Studios has also been relatively quiet since the release of Prey, and Id Software continues to work in Doom Eternal. Do not expect big surprises, but if you want a full rundown on what to expect, see our summary on the Bethesda E3 Showcase.
Upload E3VR: June 10 (9 AM PT / 12 PM ET)
The content of virtual reality tends not to be the center of attention in the press conferences of E3. Upload VR has managed to solve this problem by the presentation of the E3VR Showcase. The event will be prerecorded in a manner similar to a presentation of Nintendo Direct, and will have new game announcements and recordings of developers around the world.
Upload VR promises big revelations during the presentation, and there should be something for the owners of platforms such as Rift, Live, Quest, Windows Mixed Reality and the PlayStation VR.
PC Gaming Show: June 10 (10 AM PT / 1 PM ET)
For the fifth consecutive year, E3 will be the host of the PC Gaming Show, a presentation on the latest news on games and hardware for the platform. For the edition of 2019, the PC Gaming Show promises a combination of content of franchises of renowned, as well as titles more small and independent make you stand out on PC. THE conference is broadcast live via Twitch on June 10 at 1 pm ET.
The participants confirmed for the PC Gaming Show include Epic Games Store, which will sponsor the event, as well as Frontier Developments, Paradox Interactive, Chucklefish, Digital Extremes and Funcom. Sean “Day9” Plott will be the host. The PC Gaming Show is always kind of a wildcard due to their collaborative nature, but we hope that some of the associate editors announce new titles.
Ubisoft: June 10 (1 PM PT / 4 PM ET)
Ubisoft organizes typically one of the major press conferences of E3, replete with trailers of the game and announcements of new games. Rumors indicate that the next title of Assassin’s Creed will be on Vikings, although its launch is not scheduled for 2019, so that we do not anticipate that you are at the conference. Watch Dogs has been inactive since 2016, and has already been fixed a third game in London, making an announcement on this title could be perfect.
The development of Beyond Good & Evil 2 continues forward, but it is not part of the conference. Of course, no event of Ubisoft would be complete without a game of Tom Clancy. Although we anticipate more information on the DLC of The Division 2 and the next game of Ghost Recon, we’re crossing our fingers that Ubisoft give news about Splinter Cell.
Square Enix: JUNE 10 (6 PM PT / 9 PM ET)
The press conference of E3 last year was one of the worst that we’ve seen, so this year will have no other place to go. We believe that this year there will be games more promising. Two years after the release of Nier: Automata, seems to be the right time for a sequel, and the Project Avengers Crystal Dynamics should also be progressing.
If we are lucky, we will also get more information about Babylon”s Fall from PlatinumGames and about Final Fantasy VII Remake . The latter was announced several years ago, but suffered a change of studio later.
Return Digital: June 10 (8 PM PT / 11 PM ET)
Return Digital will be attending the E3 2019, and offer his own “press conference”, but those who have seen his programs will know that it is not like other publishers. There will probably be information on franchises, games like Serious Sam and potentially more content for titles of renown, such as Ape Out or Katana Zero, but we expect that the majority of the conference is a sketch extended Adult Swim.
Nintendo: June 11th (9 AM PT / 12 PM ET)
Nintendo is not short of games in development for Nintendo Switch, including Luigi’s Mansion 3, Bayonetta 3, Metroid Prime 4 and Pokemon Sword and Shield. With a rapid presentation of Nintendo Direct during the E3 2019, we expect to hear news on at least some of these games, in addition to some ads.
What we will not see is any new hardware. Nintendo has confirmed that his presentation will be software-only, so any news about an update from Nintendo Switch or a cheaper version will have to wait.
For the first time in the history of E3, Sony has not held their own press conference at E3. The company has begun to make videos of “State of play”, similar to the presentations of Nintendo Direct, that provide information on the upcoming releases. We don’t expect you to quit anything significant if Sony has one planned. With the launch of the next PlayStation in 2020, we are confident that Sony will return to the event next year.
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