Digital Arts, one of many largest publishers in gaming, received’t be having its E3 season showcase this yr, saying that it received’t be capable to current video games to followers on time.
In a press release given to IGN, EA mentioned that it’ll as an alternative share extra particulars about its ongoing tasks “when the time is correct.” EA’s full assertion may be discovered under.
“We love EA Play Stay because it’s our approach 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 all the things on one date. We’ve got thrilling issues occurring at our world-class studios and this yr we’ll reveal rather more about these tasks when the time is correct for every of them. We stay up for spending time with you all year long.”
EA has been a staple of E3 for years now, although the corporate’s presentation separated from the expo in 2016, receiving an EA Play Stay branding. E3, notably, received’t be in-person this yr, at the same time as different video games business occasions, together with GDC and Pax East 2022 press ahead. The Leisure Software program Affiliation canceled E3’s in-person occasion this previous January, citing the COVID-19 Omicron variant. EA skipped out on presenting at E3 2021 and as an alternative hosted its personal separate EA Play Stay occasion.
Nonetheless, EA’s assertion makes it clear that COVID isn’t why the corporate isn’t having a present; its video games merely aren’t prepared for the general public simply but. EA’s builders at present have a variety of video games in growth, with Motive Studio’s Useless Area remake releasing someday subsequent yr and Respawn engaged on a number of Star Wars titles, together with a sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.