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It's that time of year again. The time where I post an E3 countdown way too early and possibly in the wrong section.
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This year we know there's 6 characters being added across two years so the most likely time for a the first character of the second pass to be revealed is at E3. Not to mention that Nintendo needs to reveal it's next big game after AC: New Horizons.

What are you looking forward to? What do you think will be shown?
 
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Crash, Master Chief, Steve.

All makes the most potential for an E3 reveal.

We'll definitely be getting an reveal there regardless to who it is.

Also hopefully we get Rare Replay or remasters of Kazooie and Tooie.
 
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Not to sound impatient, but I think from :ultbyleth:'s release to an E3 reveal at the earliest is a bit too long of a wait. The longest wait we've had in between the DLC cycle is from :ultjoker: to :ulthero:, as they were already in development prior to Ultimate's initial release (at least, sort of).

My main point is that the other 6 DLC characters were confirmed to be in development in the 9/4/19 Nintendo Direct. I know making a character takes time, but I doubt the characters were in development for so long that we have to wait until E3 for FP6 at the earliest.
 
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A certain recent event I won't name here isn't going to slow down E3 in the slightest, with the organisers keeping in mind that their staff and visitors will be ensured to be safe.
Not to sound impatient, but I think from :ultbyleth:'s release to an E3 reveal at the earliest is a bit too long of a wait. The longest wait we've had in between the DLC cycle is from :ultjoker: to :ulthero:, as they were already in development prior to Ultimate's initial release (at least, sort of).

My main point is that the other 6 DLC characters were confirmed to be in development in the 9/4/19 Nintendo Direct. I know making a character takes time, but I doubt the characters were in development for so long that we have to wait until E3 for FP6 at the earliest.
I think the takeaway is that we'll see the first character on the next general direct, but if the first half or quarter of this year is looking mostly dead aside from select games, we may not hear of the good stuff until later.

Although Ura Ura did mention that 2018 once had a general direct on March, so it's anybody's guess as to what will happen.
 
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This is....heartbreaking. I don't like the idea of E3 being cancelled, but considering how big events like this are how viruses like COVID-19 get spread, it's understandable. Charlie Baker just declared a state of emergency in Mass (where I live) so the threat is very real.

Then again, how big were people's expectations for this year's E3 anyway? Sony is opting out again, and Nintendo has revealed no agenda so far (we have had the longest drought of a full Nintendo Direct in years). Microsoft's presentation last year was beyond boring, and this year they really only have Cyberpunk and Halo (Chief for Smash!) to show. Other than that it's left to the smaller developers and indies, which aside from Ubisoft last year (sort of) haven't had much to show either (Thanks, EA).
 
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This is....heartbreaking. I don't like the idea of E3 being cancelled, but considering how big events like this are how viruses like COVID-19 get spread, it's understandable. Charlie Baker just declared a state of emergency in Mass (where I live) so the threat is very real.

Then again, how big were people's expectations for this year's E3 anyway? Sony is opting out again, and Nintendo has revealed no agenda so far (we have had the longest drought of a full Nintendo Direct in years). Microsoft's presentation last year was beyond boring, and this year they really only have Cyberpunk and Halo (Chief for Smash!) to show. Other than that it's left to the smaller developers and indies, which aside from Ubisoft last year (sort of) haven't had much to show either (Thanks, EA).
Plus, this year was planned to focus on online influencers and celebrities just because.

But regardless, people's health is more important. Thanks, COVID-19.
 
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A certain recent event I won't name here isn't going to slow down E3 in the slightest, with the organisers keeping in mind that their staff and visitors will be ensured to be safe.


I think the takeaway is that we'll see the first character on the next general direct, but if the first half or quarter of this year is looking mostly dead aside from select games, we may not hear of the good stuff until later.

Although Ura Ura did mention that 2018 once had a general direct on March, so it's anybody's guess as to what will happen.
...And most of my comment aged like milk, as usual.

At least we'll get a bunch of not-Directs. Although I'm not expecting Ubisoft to show off anything grand even with that setup.
 

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...And most of my comment aged like milk, as usual.

At least we'll get a bunch of not-Directs. Although I'm not expecting Ubisoft to show off anything grand even with that setup.
Don't worry about it. We all got comments like that. (RIP Ashley being the frontrunner)

I think they may compile them all together into a big digital event but what would they call it? They can't call it E3 as the 3rd E is Expo.
 
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Let's wait and see.
I'll keep the thread open and restart the countdown if there's any announcement.
That'd be wise, yeah. Less chances of doing it too early.

Meanwhile, Limited Run Games will be airing its press conference via Twitch on June the 3rd: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/20..._run_games_will_still_stream_e3_presentations

They can't call it E3 as the 3rd E is Expo.
That kind of thing never stopped anyone.
 
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It's the 3rd month of the 1st Quarter, I'm more a bit shocked Nintendo hasn't done a Direct yet, and yet here E3 is given the boot.

I'm kinda going to miss all the first impressions from people who play the demos at the booths. But I'll be happy that this time GameFreak isn't going to be there to bail Nintendo out again.
 
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Geoff Keighley after he abandoned E3 way before any of this happened, but realized that this might heavily alter his event:

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It's the 3rd month of the 1st Quarter, I'm more a bit shocked Nintendo hasn't done a Direct yet, and yet here E3 is given the boot.

I'm kinda going to miss all the first impressions from people who play the demos at the booths. But I'll be happy that this time GameFreak isn't going to be there to bail Nintendo out again.
If current rumors are correct, we should be seeing one on the last week of this month. Since people will stay indoors anyway, there likely won't be any further delays.
 
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