E3 2020 (opens in new tab) has officially been cancelled (opens in new tab), and the reveals and presentations that were meant to wow us this June cancelled along with it - including a newcomer to the E3 scene, Warner Bros. Games.
According to Kotaku (opens in new tab), WB Games planned to host its first-ever E3 press conference this year, likely to discuss the new Batman title, a previously leaked Harry Potter game, and the next game in production by Rocksteady Studios, the team behind the Arkham games.
As GamesRadar+ previously reported (opens in new tab), the next Batman game is meant to be a "soft reboot" of Rocksteady's Batman Arkham franchise due out later in 2020. The alleged plan was for the title to kick off a cohesive DC Game Universe, with Rocksteady's own next-gen game eventually taking over for WB Montreal. The next Batman game has been teased by WB Montreal since September 2019 (opens in new tab), with the studio tweeting (opens in new tab) "Capture the Knight / Cape sur la nuit" along with cryptic images. This January, the studio sent out a handful of images that, when compiled together, appeared to form some sort of sigil.
As for WB Games' Harry Potter title, it appears to be an open-world RPG that leaked (opens in new tab) back in October 2018. The footage has since been removed from YouTube, but according to a Reddit user, (opens in new tab) the game included Unforgivable spells and was set in the 1800s.
There's no word yet on whether Warner Bros. will hold a digital event, as Xbox and Ubisoft have already committed to hosting (opens in new tab). We'll keep you updated.
There's still a lot to look forward to - here's the best upcoming games of 2020 (opens in new tab).