Following a ton speculations in current weeks, Sony has formally confirmed that it received’t attend E3 in 2020. In a press release to GamesIndustry on Monday, the corporate stated that it determined to skip the occasion as a result of it doesn’t have the fitting ‘imaginative and prescient’ for what the corporate has deliberate for this yr. As a substitute of attending the mega gaming expo, the corporate says it would attend ‘lots of’ of smaller occasions to showcase its upcoming video games for PS4 and PS5.
In response to a Sony Interactive Leisure spokesperson, “After thorough analysis SIE has determined to not take part in E3 2020. We now have nice respect for the ESA as a corporation, however we don’t really feel the imaginative and prescient of E3 2020 is the fitting venue for what we’re centered on this yr”. The corporate additionally stated that the choice to skip E3 in favor of smaller occasions is a part of its plans to make sure that “followers really feel a part of the PlayStation household and have entry to play their favourite content material”.
As identified by the report, Sony has used the E3 as a platform to announce particulars about its subsequent PlayStation consoles for 1 / 4 of a century, beginning with the very first E3 in 1995, when the corporate launched the unique PlayStation. The Japanese tech big additionally introduced the PS4 at E3 2013, which is why many observers and avid gamers anticipated the corporate to attend this yr’s occasion to announce extra particulars concerning the upcoming PS5.
In case you don’t comprehend it already, Sony’s next-gen gaming console is anticipated to launch later this yr, and the corporate lately revealed some new particulars concerning the system on the just-concluded CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In response to the corporate, the system will include 8K graphics, ray tracing capabilities and SSDs for quicker game-loading. Additionally it is anticipated to be powered by customized CPU and GPU chips from AMD.