Highlights and news coming out of E3 DAY 1 RECAP: Saturday, June 12
E3 2021 – the most anticipated video game showcase on the planet – kicked off today with presentations from Ubisoft, Gearbox and more.
Day 1 Highlights
The Ubisoft Forward presentation mixed familiar and brand-new game announcements, including:
First-look at Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, an immersive, open world game.
Extended scene and teaser for a Far Cry 6 season pass that will put players in control of various series villains.
Mario and the Rabbids are joining forces once again in Mario+Rabbids Sparks of Hope!
Gearbox revealed a behind the scenes look on the Borderlands movie set with director Eli Roth, Kevin Hart, Édgar Ramírez, the producers and more.
Special appearances from Ryan Reynolds, T-Pain, and more.
Video game industry personalities Greg Miller, Jacki Jing and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez emceed, providing expert-level commentary, publisher and developer interviews, and more.
Sunday’s Must-See Lineup
All Times Pacific
- 8:45 a.m. Countdown Begins
- 9:15 a.m. Pre-Show
- 9:30 a.m. 24 Entertainment’s NARAKA: BLADEPOINT
- 10:00 a.m. Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase
- 12:15 p.m. SQUARE ENIX
- 2:00 p.m. Warner Bros. Games’ Back 4 Blood
- 2:30 p.m. PC Gaming Show
- 4:00 p.m. Future Games Show
The full schedule can be seen here. In addition to what’s listed, there will be a wide variety of interviews, panels and other exciting moments that you won’t want to miss. Make sure to tune in for the whole broadcast to catch all the reveals and surprises.
How To Watch
The primary hubs to watch the E3 2021 broadcast (outside of the portal) include:
E3’s Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/e3
E3’s YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/e3
E3’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/E3
E3’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/E3Expo/
Press Release by E3 Media