Disproving the previously leaked information, Nintendo confirmed its participation in E3.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) issued a note on the 12th stating that Nintendo will be present at E3 2020, the most important fair in the world regarding electronic games. The information comes to disprove a rumor that circulated in the press, when a leak had pointed out that BigN would not be at the event.
?We are working to make E3 2020 a more interactive and immersive experience with an exhibition area that amplifies our exhibitors, their innovations and advertisements. The fair's experience is a showcase for the sector like no other. It connects media, brands, innovators and super fans with each other ?
says Stangley Pierre-Louis, president and CEO of ESA
Ubisoft, Bethesda, SEGA, Capcom, Square-Enix, Take-Two Interactive, Bandai Namco and Warner Bros have also been confirmed.
It is speculated that the information released will increase the interest of the gamer audience, considering that the organizer and presenter of The Game Awards, Geoff Keighley, said on Twitter that he will not be at E3 for the first time in 25 years.
?Over the past 25 years, I have been to every Electronic Entertainment Expo. Covering, presenting and sharing E3 as the highlight of my year, not to mention that it defines my career (?) I had to make the difficult decision to refuse the proposal to produce the Coliseum. For the first time in 25 years, I will not be at E3. I will look forward to supporting the industry in other ways and at other events in the future ?
said in his Twitter post
In addition to the presenter, Sony He also stated that he will not be at E3.
E3: A LITTLE HISTORY
During the 80s and early 90s, video game producers exhibited their products at events that are still well known today, such as Consumers Electronics Show and the European Computer Trade Show.
With the rapid growth of the industry in the early 1990s, big names in the industry like Tom Kalinske, CEO of SEGA Americana, began to point out the need to have a space specifically assigned to games. In this context that, in 1995, the E3 was organized by the Interactive Digital Software Association, which currently ESA.
The venue chosen in the year of its debut and the following was the Los Angeles Convention Center, where the vast majority of editions took place. The exceptions are for the years 1997 and 1998, occurring at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Atlanta, and in 2007, which was at the airport of Santa Mnica, in California.
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Sources: VentureBeat, Eurogamer and Polygon