Capcom at E3 2021: When It Is and What to Expect | IGN

Capcom is officially presenting at E3 2021. In the announcement, Capcom confirmed a showcase that will feature updates on its latest lineup of games, including news on Resident Evil Village, Monster Hunter Rise, The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, and more. Continue reading for how to watch, what to expect, and predictions on what we might see.

Capcom Showcase Date and Start Time

The Capcom showcase at E3 2021 will take place on June 14 at 2:30pm PDT/5:30pm EDT/10:30pm BST. That’s June 15 at 7:30am AEST for those in Australia.

How to Watch the E3 2021 Capcom Showcase

E3 2021 is part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming event, which means you can watch the Capcom showcase (and most other presentations out of E3) right here on IGN and across all of our platforms. Here is the list of places you can watch Capcom’s E3 2021 showcase:

Capcom Games to Expect at E3 2021 and Predictions

Capcom revealed some of what it intends to show at its E3 showcase and we’ve included our predictions on what news they might share, as well as games that could make a surprise appearance.

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

In April 2021, Capcom revealed The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, a collection including two previously Japan-exclusive games: The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures and The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is positioned to launch globally on July 27 for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam, and is also confirmed to be part of Capcom’s E3 2021 showcase. We may get another trailer, a reminder to pre-order, and possibly some more information about the Ace Attorney Turnabout Collection, which includes both The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles and the Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trilogy.

Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter got its very own digital event in May 2021 and we were caught up on what to expect with the Monster Hunter Rise 3.0 version update. A Monster Hunter Rise roadmap was also revealed, which included three upcoming Capcom collab events and the version 3.1 update. The first collab arrives in mid-June and brings an event quest where you can earn Palico layered armor called the Tsukino Costume.

The version 3.1 update is planned for the end of June, and the two collab events are set for July and August, but Capcom hasn’t revealed much information other than all of them will include DLC and new event quests. We may finally hear more about the 3.1 update and these two upcoming collab events at Capcom’s E3 2021 showcase.

Monster Hunter Stories 2

The Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin release date is right around the corner, with the sequel set to launch on July 9. So far, Capcom has revealed a good amount of detail about the story, which centers around a group of hunters and their journey to uncover the mystery behind the appearance of phenomenon called rage-rayes and the disappearance of Rathalos. Looks at gameplay, however, have been slim so we may get a look at some of that and maybe a demo announcement during Capcom’s E3 presentation.

Resident Evil Village

It’s been a month since Resident Evil Village launched and it appears Capcom already has more plans for it. What those plans consist of will be determined at their upcoming E3 showcase, but if we were to guess, some DLC seems likely.

Resident Evil Re:Verse

Resident Evil Re:Verse wasn’t included in the lineup Capcom shared but if it were to include any news on the upcoming multiplayer game, it might be a release date announcement. At this time, Re:Verse has a release window of Summer 2021 so the timing for something like that seems right.

Resident Evil 4 VR

Resident Evil 4 VR for the Oculus 2 was first revealed during a Resident Evil Village showcase in April 2021. Following that, we were given a bunch of details at an Oculus Gaming showcase, including confirmation from Oculus’ executive producer that the game has been in development for a couple of years and that it’s planned for launch later this year. With that in mind, it’s possible a Resident Evil 4 VR release date announcement could make its way into the Capcom showcase.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 and Street Fighter 6

Neither Dragon’s Dogma 2 or Street Fighter 6 have been officially revealed, but both projects were part of the massive Capcom leak IGN reported on in November 2020. A schedule was included in the leak that listed development plans for Dragon’s Dogma 2 in Q2 of 2022 and Street Fighter 6 in Q3 of 2022. Sources confirmed Dragon’s Dogma 2 and Street Fighter 6 were legitimate but also said the list could potentially be out of date, so take this information with a grain of salt. Ultimately, we’ll just have to wait and see what Capcom has in store for us.

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