EA Play Live Broadcasts June 11

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Electronic Arts (EA) have announced the date of this years EA Play Live, revealing word premieres of new games, along with other announcements.

After the cancellation of E3 2020 in March due to the coronavirus pandemic (even digitally in April), numerous companies including announced they would be hosting their own digital events around the same time. These include MicrosoftDevolver Digital, and Ubisoft.

Now, GamesIndustry.biz reports that EA will be hosting their own event (as it has done since 2016). Along with world premieres of upcoming games. GamesIndustry.biz reports there will be community content featured in the live broadcast.

EA Play Live premieres online June 11th at 4:00 p.m. PT. We will keep you informed as we learn more.

Curiously, Bethesda announced they would not be hosting such an event. Rumors also claim that Nintendo will not host a Nintendo Direct in June, due to complications caused by the ongoing pandemic.

IGN also stated they would host a Summer of Games in June, and Geoff Keighley announced his own Summer Game Fest. Both events hope to show off new game trailers, announcements, and more.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic (also known as COVID-19 officially, or Chinese Flu to others) has affected many worldwide, from businesses to public gatherings and events.

This includes postponements of GDC, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the physical events for EVO 2020 and Fortnite Competitive tournaments, and cancellations E3 2020 (including digital events), the physical event for Gamescom 2020, and Comiket 98.

We also reported on Japanese rating board CERO finally resuming business, Japan extending its state of emergency to May 31st, and The International 2020 tournaments for DOTA 2 being delayed to 2021,

The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering are mapping the virus’ spread [12]. As of this time of writing, there have been over 3.607 million total confirmed cases worldwide, and over 2.180 million active cases. There have been over 252,000 deaths, however over 1.175 million people have made a “total recovery.”

Image: EA official website



Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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