E3 is officially over, but ESA hasn’t discussed selling the brand

In a statement to provided to VG247, it appears that not only is E3 dead, but there have been no discussions surrounding a potential sale of the E3 brand.

This statement, provided to VG247 via email, goes as follows: “ESA has not had any conversations about giving away or selling E3. ESA remains the sole owner of the E3 event and brand.”

VG247 was also provided a seperate statement, this one attributed to ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis: “After more than two decades of serving as a central showcase for the U.S. and global video game industry, ESA has decided to end E3. ESA’s focus and priority remain advocating for ESA member companies and the industry workforce who fuel positive cultural and economic impact every day.”

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