Sony PlayStation gained’t be taking part in E3 2020, twice in a row now- Know-how Information, Firstpost

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Sony is passing up on attending this 12 months’s Digital Leisure Expo (E3), arguably the world’s largest gaming expo. That is the second 12 months in a row that the corporate has determined to overlook and fairly concentrate on different smaller occasions to advertise its upcoming video games.

The brand new PlayStation 5 brand. Picture: Sony

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Reported first by Gamesindustry.biz, Sony feels that the imaginative and prescient of E3 2020 doesn’t match the corporate’s plans for this 12 months. “We will build upon our global events strategy in 2020 by participating in hundreds of consumer events across the globe. Our focus is on making sure fans feel part of the PlayStation family and have access to play their favorite content,” a spokesperson from Sony Interactive Leisure instructed the publication.

Sony has been placing out official bulletins of the upcoming next-gen PlayStation console steadily. The most recent reveal was the PS5 brand at CES 2020 which didn’t change a lot from the PS4 brand. It isn’t clear but whether or not Sony goes to announce the PS5 at its personal standalone occasion or throughout one other occasion or expo.

In distinction, Xbox already unveiled the Xbox Collection X on the Recreation Awards 2020. Naturally, extra bulletins shall be made at E3 2020 together with the video games arriving on the platform. Whereas we don’t know for certain whether or not we’ll really see new or unique titles, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has already confirmed the corporate’s presence on the expo.

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On Sony’s consecutive absence at E3, its organiser Leisure Software program Affiliation (ESA) mentioned, “E3 is a signature event celebrating the video game industry and showcasing the people, brands, and innovations redefining entertainment loved by billions of people around the world. E3 2020 will be an exciting, high-energy show featuring new experiences, partners, exhibitor spaces, activations, and programming that will entertain new and veteran attendees alike. Exhibitor interest in our new activations is gaining the attention of brands that view E3 as a key opportunity to connect with video game fans worldwide.” ESA didn’t point out explicitly talked about Sony.

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