“We treat our participation in events on a case-by-case basis and are always looking for ways to share moments with our fans. Since E3 doesn’t fit into our current plans, we’ve decided not to participate.“, Nasty noticed a Nintendo spokesperson, while letting it know that theEntertainment Software Association (organization of which he is a part) and his salon can always count on his support. Moral support then.
But there will be Ubisoft
This confirmation is in line with a January IGN report that none of the three manufacturers plan to participate in the E3 festivities. If Microsoft has announced that the organization of its summer showcase will be held in front of the public, there is currently no indication that the Xbox brand and its partners will set up a booth at the Los Angeles show. The odds are even higher with regard to a possible entry from Sony Interactive Entertainment, which, much to everyone’s surprise, didn’t even wait for the pandemic to withdraw from the once must-have show in 2019.
Like it is, only Ubisoft met the public and professionals June 13-16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Otherwise, the trend for publishers for a few years now has been to stick with Nintendo Direct-style programming, not to mention Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest, the industry’s center of gravity, which focuses on the spreads generally throughout the month of June and bundles a number of announcements (remember too many, by the way) under its banner.