E3 2022: Dates, News, Announcements, Rumors, and Everything Else to Know

The entertainment-meets-gaming tradeshow of the year

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Entertainment Software Association

E3 is an annual event sponsored by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for software developers, hardware manufacturers, and video game publishers. The event is sort of like the gaming industry's answer to CES (an annual consumer electronics event); hundreds of exhibitors with new and upcoming products show off game demos, host presentations, and showcase the latest in video games and innovative technologies over several days.

What Are the Dates for the Next E3?

ESA ran this year's event virtually from June 12 to 15, 2021. They're hoping to return to an in-person show in 2022 but no dates have been announced yet.

Predictions: Which Products Will Be Announced?

The 2021 event was not filled with surprises. Only two major game announcements were made: Tiny Tina's Wonderlands and Elden Ring.

Will 2022 be more exciting? We'll know more as that event draws closer.

How to Stream and Watch E3

You can stream the whole thing on E3's official Twitch and YouTube pages.

The Latest E3 and Other Gaming News

You can always get your gaming news fix at Lifewire, but here are a few headlines that might interest you, too.

We'll be back with more news (and a few rumors) as the event develops; stay tuned!

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