Companies will not be on the show floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center
Kodoani.com – e3-2023IGN reported on Tuesday that “multiple knowledgeable sources” have told the news outlet that Microsoft Xbox, Sony and Nintendo will not be participating. E3 2023. According to IGN, these companies will also not be on the show floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Sony and PlayStation declined to appear at E3 2019.
Xbox announced on its website on Wednesday that it will hold the company’s annual Showcase in Los Angeles “this summer”. IGN noted that the company did not mention E3 by name. Xbox CEO Phil Spencer stated in an interview with IGN that the company hopes the timing of the rollout will be “convenient for the press and even consumers who are about to attend the E3 event.”
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced on September 26 that it will be partnering with event production company ReedPop to bring the E3 event live on June 13-16, 2023. E3 will take place June 13-15 and will be reserved for industry personnel. E3 Gamer Days will take place June 15-16, and they will take place in a different hall than the industrial area. There will also be collaborative and showcased digital events before and during the show, starting June 11.
E3 2023 will welcome publishers, developers, journalists, content creators, producers, buyers and licensors. The event will feature online performances and live components. Vehicle registration begins in December 2022.
ReedPop’s global vice president of gaming, Kyle Marsden-Kish will lead the new E3 team.
The ESA had previously revealed that E3 would return in 2023 with “a revived showcase” “directly from Los Angeles.” ESA plans to “focus resources” on the 2023 program.
ESA canceled last year’s E3 event. No live or digital components. The ESA has announced the cancellation of its in-person E3 event in January 2022 due to the “surrounding health risks” of COVID-19. At the time, the trade association had no plans to hold a virtual/digital event for E3.
ESA held E3 2021 as a “reimagined” virtual event in June, after canceling the in-person event in February 2021. ESA canceled the actual E3 2020 event and did not hold the online event. in that year.