EA has adopted within the footsteps of the E3 hosts by asserting they’ve canceled their EA Play Live occasion in 2022. As a substitute of displaying all of their video games at a single occasion, the writer has opted to indicate off their upcoming initiatives “when the time is true for every of them”.
One other summer season present bites the mud
Whereas EA has not taken half in E3 for just a few years, that they had organized their annual EA Play occasion to happen at roughly the identical time. EA Play Dwell could be an occasion for each media and gamers, with each capable of flip as much as the present to check out the writer’s newest and upcoming video games. As a result of Covid pandemic, final yr was an internet streaming occasion solely, however this yr’s present has been canceled for different causes. In a press release to IGN, EA defined how “issues aren’t lining up” for video games to be prepared for one huge showcase and they’ll now be proven individually as a substitute:
We love EA Play Dwell because it’s our means of connecting with our gamers and sharing what’s new with all of you. Nonetheless, this yr issues aren’t lining as much as present you every thing on one date. Now we have thrilling issues taking place at our world-class studios and this yr we’ll reveal way more about these initiatives when the time is true for every of them. We sit up for spending time with you all year long!
EA Play just isn’t the primary summer season present to be canceled. The ESA has already confirmed the E3 2022 in-person occasion is not going to happen and it stays to be seen whether or not an internet model will exchange it. Nonetheless, Geoff Keighley has introduced that Summer season Video games Fest will happen in 2022 whereas Gamescom will return to an in-person occasion in August.
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