Published on May 21st, 2021 | by gareth0
E3 2021 Reveals Broadcast Partners
Interesting news about the pending show.
E3 2021 continues to add leading global video and social media services that will expand the reach for this year’s all-virtual showcase. Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Gaming, TikTok, VENN, Steam, Reddit, Entertainment Weekly, WEBEDIA, Wechat, Bilibili, AfreecaTV, and many more linked below, have signed on to officially broadcast E3 programming across their channels and services, allowing fans, media and industry professionals the ability to tune into and engage with E3 2021 from anywhere around the world.
In collaboration with E3, each live streaming and video content service will broadcast E3 events and activities live, and each social media site will execute campaigns around the event that are relevant to their user base.
“Working with these leading companies ensures that this year’s all-digital E3 experience will reach audiences around the world,” said Stanley Pierre-Louis, President & CEO of the ESA. “This will be the first time ever that E3 will be freely available across all of these major services, allowing us to reach video game fans from all corners of the globe.”
E3 2021 will be filled with four days of programming hosted by iconic personalities from the video game world, with major reveals, press conferences, industry showcases and more. The all-digital experience runs from Saturday, June 12 through Tuesday, June 15. Media, creators, industry professionals and fans are encouraged to visit the E3 2021 website to sign up for updates and to check out the most up-to-date information.
Media registration is now live for the official E3 2021 portal and app, a key part of the user experience for the all-virtual global video game trade show. Qualified members of the press can now visit the E3 website to apply to be credentialed as media. Qualification standards for media can be found on the registration pages.
Additional registration dates include:
- Monday, May 31 – Industry Professionals and Creators/Influencers Registration Opens
- Thursday, June 3 – Fan Registration Opens
The digital E3 2021 experience runs from Saturday, June 12 through Tuesday, June 15. Prior to June 12, a five-day long media week will begin on Monday, June 7, utilizing the online portal and app to help credentialed media gain early access and connect directly with E3 exhibitors.
In addition, registering for the E3 2021 portal and app will allow fans and professionals worldwide to virtually attend a reimagined E3 that will feature virtual “booths,” hosted events, video conferencing, profile and avatar creation, online forums and more.
Once registered, portal and app access dates include:
- Monday, June 7 – Media
- Saturday, June 12 – Fans, Industry Professionals and Influencers/Creators
Exhibiting companies confirmed for E3 2021 include Nintendo, Xbox, Ubisoft, SQUARE ENIX, Capcom, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games, SEGA, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc., Gearbox Entertainment, Freedom Games and many more.
Media, creators, industry professionals and fans are encouraged to visit the E3 2021 website for the most up-to-date information on registration, exhibitors, schedules and more.
In addition, the primary hubs to watch the E3 2021 broadcast (outside of the portal and app) include:
E3’s Twitch Channel:
E3’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/e3
E3’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/E3
E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned and operated by the ESA, the US trade association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet. For more information, visit www.e3expo.com or follow E3 on Facebook @E3Expo or Twitter @E3.
About the ESA
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S. video game industry. Its members are the innovators, creators, publishers and business leaders that are reimagining entertainment and transforming how we interact, learn, connect and play. The ESA works to expand and protect the dynamic marketplace for video games through innovative and engaging initiatives that showcase the positive impact of video games on people, culture and the economy. For more information, visit the ESA’s website or follow the ESA on Twitter @theESA.