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E3 2021 is upon us! That’s right: the Electronic Entertainment Expo is returning this year after last year’s event was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, although rebranded as an all-virtual “Electronic Entertainment Experience.” While E3 2021 is going to be a different kind of show than those of the past, one thing is staying the same: a lineup of developers, publishers, and companies with plenty of video game news to share. Stay up to date with everything going on with this year’s E3 with our E3 2021 news hub, full of the latest gaming information and announcements coming out before, during, and after the big event!


Latest E3 2021 news



E3 2021 schedule


Take a look at what we know so far regarding E3 2021’s presentation schedule. This schedule is subject to change as more information becomes available.


Koch PrimetimeFriday, June 11th12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET
Ubisoft ForwardSaturday, June 12th12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET
Devolver Digital StreamSaturday, June 12th1:30 p.m. PT / 4:30 p.m. ET
Gearbox E3 ShowcaseSaturday, June 12th2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET
GamesBeat SessionSaturday, June 12th2:45 p.m. PT / 5:45 p.m. ET
24 Entertainment's NARAKA: BLADEPOINTSunday, June 13th9:30 a.m. PT / 12:30 p.m. PT
Xbox & Bethesda Games ShowcaseSunday, June 13th10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
Square Enix PresentsSunday, June 13th12:15 p.m. PT / 3:15 p.m. ET
Warner Bros. Games' Back 4 BloodSunday, June 13th2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET
PC Gaming ShowSunday, June 13th2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. PT
Future Games ShowSunday, June 13th4 p.m. pT / 7 p.m. ET
Verizon ShowcaseMonday, June 14th9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET
Intellivision ShowcaseMonday, June 14th9:45 a.m. PT / 12:45 p.m. ET
Take-Two Interactive PanelMonday, June 14th10:15 a.m. PT / 1:15 p.m. ET
Mythical Games ShowcaseMonday, June 14th11:10 a.m. PT / 2:10 p.m. ET
Indie ShowcaseMonday, June 14th12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET
Freedom Games ShowcaseMonday, June 14th12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET
Limited Run Games Press ConferenceMonday, June 14th1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET
VENN's Origin Stories with Hector RodriguezMonday, June 14th1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET
Capcom ShowcaseMonday, June 14th2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. ET
Razer ShowcaseMonday, June 14th3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET
Nintendo E3 DirectTuesday, June 15th9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET
Nintendo Treehouse LiveTuesday, June 15th9:40 a.m. PT / 12:40 p.m. ET
BANDAI NAMCO ShowcaseTuesday, June 15th2:25 p.m. PT / 5:25 p.m. ET
Yooreka Studio ShowcaseTuesday, June 15th3:20 p.m. PT / 6:20 p.m. ET
GameSpot Play For All ShowcaseTuesday, June 15th3:35 p.m. PT / 6:35 p.m. ET
Official E3 2021 Awards ShowTuesday, June 15th4:45 p.m. PT / 7:45 p.m. ET




When is E3 2021?

E3 2021 will begin on Saturday, June 12th and will end on Tuesday, June 15th.


Will E3 2021 be an in-person event?


No, E3 2021 will be digital-only.


When is Nintendo’s E3 presentation?


Nintendo will be streaming a Nintendo Direct on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 9 a.m. PT. It will feature roughly 40 minutes of information on Nintendo Switch software “mostly releasing in 2021” and will be followed by a three-hour Nintendo Treehouse Live presentation. For more information about the full E3 2021 schedule, scroll up!


Who will be at E3 2021?


E3 2021 will have three hosts: Greg Miller, the co-founder of the Kinda Funny YouTube channel, Jacki Jing, an Emmy-nominated TV journalist seen on IGN, Nerdist, Funimation and Anime News Network, and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, a professional e-sports commentator and commentator for NBC’s The Titan Games.


What companies will be showing at E3 2021?


After an initial announcement, the ESA has continued to update fans with a growing group of partners for this year’s all-digital event. Below you’ll find a regularly updated list of every company participating in E3 2021:


  • Nintendo
  • Xbox
  • Ubisoft
  • Square Enix
  • Verizon
  • Take-Two Interactive
  • Capcom
  • Warner Bros. Games
  • Sega
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Gearbox Entertainment
  • Xseed Games/Marvelous USA
  • Mythical Games
  • Freedom Games
  • NetEase Games
  • Turtle Beach
  • OtterBox 
  • Devious Eye Entertainment
  • Binge
  • Razer
  • Intellivision
  • Yooreka Studio
  • Tastemakers
  • NetEase
  • 24 Entertainment
  • Norton Gaming
  • GuliKit
  • SK Telecom