E3 2021: Ubisoft will show a mysterious game, word of Schreier

E3 2021: Ubisoft will show a mysterious game, word of Schreier

E3 2021

E3 2021 is back, and we hear a lot. A few hours after the Summer Game Fest, the event that will have the task of opening the digital videogame fair, some statements are starting to appear on the net that make fans raise their antennas. In a few days, all the most important videogame companies will tell us more about what will be the next games coming out, and among these, of course, Ubisoft will not be missing.

The new Ubisoft Forward appointment will be broadcast Saturday 12 June, and will contain a handful of Ubi-branded ads. We know that among the titles of the transalpine company the remake of Prince of Persia the Sands of Time will skip this E3 2021, but there will certainly be room for a whole series of other news. There is a strong desire on the part of the public to see something again on Beyond Good & Evil 2, but for the well-known industry journalist Jason Schreier, Ubisoft fans should also expect a mysterious game.

It was literally defined by Schreier. , which, of course, did not want to go into details about this elusive new announcement by Ubisoft. The reporter gave the statement recently during a new episode of the Triple Click podcast, where he first spoke about a surprise announcement coming during the upcoming Ubisoft Forward event. To find out what it will be specifically we will have to wait until 9:00 pm on Saturday 12th.

As far as we know today, during the new Ubisoft digital event for E3 2021 we will have the opportunity to see something again about Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Possible the revelation of the third and last DLC? To find out and know the identity of the mysterious game, just wait a few days.

You can buy the latest Ubisoft titles on Amazon at the following addresses: Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion or Immortals Fenyx Rising.

E3 Faces Rivals And Splintering Interest In An All-Digital 2021

E3 2021 is about to kick off in a week, and after being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, restrictions and uncertainty during the planning phases have turned it into an all-digital event. That means everyone, fans, press, developers, will all be consuming the entire thing online.

E3 has struggled in recent years to retain the interest of a contingent of larger industry parties, and in an all-digital year, that divide is amplified.

In short, many developers and publishers believe they no longer need to debut footage under the banner of E3 with a big stage show (real or virtual). That’s led to a slew of announcements in the “E3 window,” but many outside of the show itself. It also now boasts a not-insignificant rival, Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest, an ongoing show full of premieres that will air in the days before E3 and try to steal some of its thunder. Keighley has already crafted the “Winter E3,” the Game Awards, which has grown so large, it was even the venue Microsoft decided to debut the Xbox Series X at for the first time.

As for other defectors? Over the past few years, E3 has lost Sony, EA and Activision specifically.

Sony usually has its own games showcases, and have taken to just posting things like 20 minutes of gameplay of Horizon Forbidden West to own 48 hours of news cycles with little effort.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 11: Game enthusiasts and Industry personal take photographs at the ... [+] Nintendo exhibit during the E3 Video Game Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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EA has EA Play, its own standalone show, and they’ve already started generating buzz with a new Battlefield 2042 trailer this week.

Activision has BlizzCon most years for that portion of its catalogue, but in 2021 they said they aren’t bringing Call of Duty to say, the Microsoft show or anything like that as they have in the past. They will instead debut this fall’s installment inside Warzone later this year. Times are changing.

Microsoft seems to have enjoyed remaining a fixture of E3 and running the show with the most traditional stage show that’s really left in the entire endeavor. Nintendo has been producing only not-live Directs and then doing their Treehouse event in recent years.

It’s an interesting time for E3, but it no longer seems like the hard and fast deadline developers need to hit to show something off, in many cases. I go into all this more in the video above.

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