Following yesterday’s information Ubisoft could be withdrawing from this yr’s E3, it appears just a few extra third-party publishers have determined to not attend this yr’s occasion.
In line with IGN, each Sega and Chinese language online game large Tencent is not going to be in attendance. In an announcement, Sega talked about how it could not be collaborating and seemed ahead to sharing “extra data on introduced and unannounced tasks sooner or later”.
Tencent confirmed by way of a spokesperson that its developer Degree Infinite (Honor of Kings, PUBG Moblie) would additionally not be at this yr’s occasion.
IGN bought a response from Devolver Digital as properly, and though the writer has by no means formally attended the occasion, it has confirmed it will not have a bodily presence close by like in earlier years. Nevertheless, it is going to nonetheless go forward with its annual Devolver Direct this June.
Bandai Namco additionally supplied a response – noting how it could be attending Geoff Keighley’s Play Days occasion however didn’t verify if it could be at this yr’s E3.
The identical report talked about how there at the moment are rumours that this yr’s E3 won’t go forward, with one “knowledgable supply” claiming “there is not any doable method this present can occur”. Ubisoft’s departure from the occasion follows Nintendo and Microsoft’s exit, with Xbox opting to host its personal showcase.
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