Sony won’t be attending E3 subsequent year

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Sony won’t be attending subsequent year’s E3 Expo for a initial time in a event’s 24-year history.

E3 is one of a world’s biggest gaming conferences.

The three-day eventuality customarily sees gaming giants including Sony and Microsoft showcase their newest, shiniest products.

In a statement, Sony said: “We always wish to innovate, consider differently and examination with new ways to pleasure gamers.”

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Sony went on to say: “PlayStation fans meant a universe to us.

“We are exploring new and informed ways to rivet a village in 2019 and can’t wait to share a plans.

“As a result, we have motionless not to attend in E3 in 2019.”

Around 70,000 people attend a E3 eventuality this year.

Normally, Sony would reason a press discussion and have a counter during a eventuality – that takes place subsequent year in Los Angeles, California, on 11 June.

Its preference not to uncover adult in 2019 has left churned feelings among fans and experts.

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This isn’t a initial eventuality Sony have cancelled this year.

In September, Sony trainer Shawn Layden announced a company’s annual event, PlayStation Experience, was to be cancelled.

The reason – PlayStation didn’t have adequate games to uncover a players.

PlayStation Experience started in 2014 as a jubilee for PlayStation’s 20th anniversary as a approach to combine a fans.

Mr Layden said: “We don’t wish to set expectations unequivocally high and afterwards not broach on it.

“It was a tough decision.”

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Sony had a outrageous participation during E3 in 2013

There’s wish however for some new growth from Sony for a PlayStation gamers.

Sony boss Kenichiro Yoshida announced progressing this year a association was building a new video diversion console – that many gamers think to be a PlayStation 5.

He told a Financial Times that it was “necessary to have a next-generation hardware”.

However, he declined to contend whether a inheritor would be branded a PlayStation 5.

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