Tag: E3 2020

  • News E3 Organiser Reacts to Sony's Absence with Empty Words

    Not much of anything

    Sony announced this week that it won't be attending E3 2020, marking the second year in a row that the hardware manufacturer has decided to skip the convention. In response to the move, the ESA -- the company known as The Entertainment Software Association which runs E3 -- has published a rather empty statement which doesn't...

  • Talking Point Is Sony Right to Skip E3 2020?

    Jumping ship

    Is Sony right to miss out on E3 for the second year in a row? The Japanese giant announced overnight that it won't be attending E3 2020, saying that the Los Angeles event simply isn't the right venue for PlayStation 5. The company's statement comes across as somewhat prickly, but it's been reasonably clear for a while now that there's...

  • News It's Pretty Obvious PlayStation Has Beef with E3's Organisers

    Not seeing eye to eye

    Sony will not be at E3 2020 in any capacity, but it will still attend hundreds of gaming conventions around the globe. Plans are currently underway for its presence at Taipei Game Show, while you can expect to find the platform holder present in some capacity at the likes of Paris Games Week, EGX,

  • News Microsoft Confirms E3 2020 Attendance for Xbox After Sony Exit

    Flying the flag

    Sony has confirmed that it once again will not be attending E3, but you can still look forward to a show put on by the team in green. Xbox head Phil Spencer took to Twitter to put minds at rest by staying that Microsoft will be attending E3 2020. It's business as usual for the Redmond-based company then this June, assumedly joined by...

  • News Sony Suggests E3 2020 Is Not the Right Venue for PS5

    Still has great respect for organisers

    Ever since ex-PlayStation boss Shawn Layden went hard on E3 a few years ago, Sony’s seemed to be dead against the convention. Now it’s pulled out of the show entirely for a second year running, the platform holder is beginning to twist the knife on organisers, the ESA. It’s unclear exactly what the issue...

  • News Ahead of PS5's Launch, Sony Is Looking Forward to Celebrating with Fans

    But not at E3 2020

    Sony will not be at E3 2020, but it’s still looking forward to celebrating the impending launch of the PlayStation 5 with its fans. Speaking as part of a statement on the organisation’s stance, a spokesperson said: “Our focus is on making sure fans feel part of the PlayStation family and have access to play their favourite...

  • News Sony and PlayStation Will Not Be at E3 2020

    Second year in a row

    Sony and PlayStation will not attend E3 2020, the company has confirmed to GamesIndustry. The annual convention, which will take place this summer, has been the biggest event in gaming for decades -- but there's no question that its influence has waned over recent years. Indeed, you may recall that Sony skipped the show in 2019...

  • Rumour Sony to Announce PS5, E3 2020 Plans Very Soon

    Ready or not

    Update: Unfortunately, whatever this was doesn't seem to be happening today after all. That said, Ahmad is known to be a very reliable source. At this point we assume that something is coming very soon -- the timing of the rumour has just been a little off. We'll certainly be keeping our eyes peeled over the next few days. Original...

  • Rumour Xbox Not Expecting PlayStation to Be at E3 2020

    Sony skipping another year?

    We're right at the beginning of a new year, and that can only mean one thing in this industry: E3 rumours. The big talking point right now is whether Sony will actually attend the event after it skipped the show in 2019 -- but with no concrete evidence to go on, the gaming sphere can only speculate. It's interesting,...

  • News Will Sony Attend E3 2020? PlayStation Remains Quiet

    Another show no-show?

    Sony had outlined its plans for E3 2019 as early as November 2018, when it confirmed that it would not be attending the Los Angeles convention at all. True to its word, the organisation completely skipped the famous show, allowing third-party partners like Square Enix to do the talking for it. Consequently, exclusives such as...

  • News E3 Will Return for at Least Another Year, 2020 Dates Confirmed

    9th-11th June

    Alright then guys and girls, let's get the E3 2020 tag rolling! Yes, we're all questioning whether the Electronic Entertainment Expo is still relevant in today's online world, but the show will return for at least another year in 2020. Snapped by Twiter user Lucas Patricio, attendees can catch sight of a banner as they leave the Los...