All the E3 Events and How to Watch Them

The time for E3 2021 approaches. Taking place from June 12-15, E3 is ready to fulfill your gaming hopes and wishes with presentations by everyone from Square Enix to Nintendo. If you’re ready to make your plans for the completely virtual event, you’re in luck. We have E3’s schedule of press conferences and we’re making tuning in easier than ever. To watch all of the below events, all you need to do is point your browser to Nerdist‘s YouTube channel or Geek and Sundry‘s Twitch. It’s that simple! We’ll be streaming all the exciting moments to come.

Speaking of, let’s dive into that schedule with information from developers about what they’ll be showcasing.

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Saturday, June 12
  • 10:00 a.m. PT – Broadcast pre-show begins.
  • 12:00 p.m. PT – Ubisoft Forward: Featuring updates about the next entry in the Rainbow Six franchise, Far Cry 6, Riders Republic, and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. They’ll also have info on the Werewolves Within film and Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest. Nerdist‘s very own Dan Casey will host the Mythic Quest session.
  • Time TBA – Gearbox Entertainment: Details forthcoming.
Sunday, June 13
  • 8:45 a.m. PT – Broadcast pre-show begins.
  • 10:00 a.m. PT – Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase: Details forthcoming.
  • 12:15 p.m. PT – Square Enix: Square Enix is bringing updates on Babylon’s Fall, Life Is Strange: True Colors, and Marvel’s Avengers (specifically details about the Black Panther – War for Wakanda expansion). They’re also premiering a brand new game from Eidos-Montréal.
  • Time TBA – PC Gaming Show: Details forthcoming.
  • 4:00 p.m. PT – Future Games Show.
  • Time TBA – Warner Bros. Games: Details forthcoming.
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Monday, June 14
  • 8:00 a.m. PT – Broadcast pre-show begins.
  • No other specific times have been announced for this day, but you can expect presentations from Take-Two Interactive, Mythical Games, Freedom Games, Razer, and Capcom.
Tuesday, June 15
  • 8:00 a.m. PT – Broadcast pre-show begins.
  • 9:00 a.m. PT – Nintendo Direct and Nintendo Treehouse: Live: Nintendo Direct will take place for 40 minutes and exclusively cover software for the Nintendo Switch. And then for the following three hours, Nintendo’s Treehouse staff will get into games with gameplay and commentary from guests.
  • Time TBA – Bandai Namco: Details forthcoming.
  • Time TBA – Yooreka Games: Details forthcoming.
  • Time TBA – Official E3 2021 Awards Show: Selecting from titles that will be showcased during the four-day live E3 2021 broadcast, editors from IGN, GameSpot, PC Gamer, and GamesRadar+ will determine the winners for the Official E3 2021 Awards Show.

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