The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) returns after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s event will be online only and runs Saturday through Tuesday with a slew of briefings from companies including Microsoft and Nintendo.
USA TODAY will be following all the E3 announcements and have already been tracking news and updates from the Summer Game Fest, which began Thursday, including the release date for “Elden Ring,” a long-teased game by From Software, the studio behind “Dark Souls” and “Bloodborne,” and Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin.
Among the other games many are most anticipating updates about are “Halo Infinite,” due later this year for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and Windows PCs, and the “Marvel’s Avengers” Black Panther downloadable content.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garretti appeared in a video appearance in the live E3 pre-show to welcome online viewers and to say, “we look forward do seeing you in person in 2022.”
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