As reported by IGN, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has notified its members thatE3 2023 He was Deleted. The event was supposed to take place from June 13-16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and was supposed to be the first edition open to the public since 2019.
Again according to IGN, the email sent to ESA members states that E3 will still be a “famous event and brand” but a 2023 edition.You did not get the necessary benefit To represent the size, power and influence of the gaming industry.
to update: ESA and Red Pop published an official press release, which we reproduced below:
“This was a difficult decision because of all the efforts we and our partners put into making the event happen, but we had to do what was right for the industry and what was right for E3. We appreciate and understand that the companies affected will not have their playable demos ready, and the resource challenges have made Attending E3 this summer is a hurdle they were unable to overcome. For those who committed to E3 2023, we regret that we were unable to curate the exposure you deserve and expect from ReedPop events.”
Perhaps the news will not surprise many. We have known for some time that Sony and Nintendo did not participate in the event, as well as Microsoft which, however, has plans to stage a show in conjunction with the event. While a few days ago the important defections arrived in Ubisoft, Sega, Tencent and Devolver Digital. In short, the cancellation is up in the air and now sadly the confirmation has arrived.
E3 2023 had the task of bringing the event back into fashion after three years that were surely destined to be forgotten. In fact, we remind you that the 2020 and 2022 editions were canceled due to Covid-19, while the 2021 edition took place only digitally, with little success. At this point, it’s not clear what the future of the event will be, but the odds certainly don’t look the best.
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