It came as a surprise when Sony announced it will skip E3 2019. While the reason why Sony is skipping E3 2019 are obvious but, industry analyst Michael Patcher thinks it’s a bad decision. Speaking with Gamingbolt, Michael Patcher gave his opinion on Sony not attending E3 2019. According to Patcher, this is a one-off and a bad decision on Sony’s part. He added that if Sony thinks the money they spend on E3 press conference is not worth it, then the company is wrong. He noted that Sony will be back at E3 2020 after it realizes its mistake. I think it’s a one-off. I think they made a bad decision. I think they somehow internally determined that the money’s not well spent- and they’re wrong. I don’t know what they spend on E3, but even if it’s $15 million, they get $15 million of publicity out of it. So I think they’re fools to bypass the show. And they’ll be back. The company skipping E3 is probably due to the fact that it has nothing … [Read more...] about Sony Skipping E3 2019 Is a “Bad Decision” And Foolish, Michael Patcher
Sony will not attend e3 2019
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (or simply, E3) is one of the largest trade fairs in the world, and is an event that millions of gamers from around the world tune in every year in anticipation of their favourite companies announcing brand new titles. That’s why Sony announcing PlayStation’s absence from the trade show this week was a major blow for fans everywhere. That’s right: after 24 years of attending the event through either press conferences or show floor spaces, Sony have announced that PlayStation will be withdrawing from making an appearance at E3 2019. It’s a crazy announcement, considering their reasons for the decision. Personally, I think that Sony’s ego is getting quite high – and it’s worrying me. It’s not the first time that domination over the other major competitors has prompted the company to feel above them both in sales and in appearance. And while it may be true at the time, they almost always tend to … [Read more...] about What Does Sony’s Absence From E3 2019 Mean for Next Year and Onwards?
Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the Electronic Entertainment Expo has traditionally been the biggest gaming event of the year. The industry's major players, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, have all had a regular presence at the show, but it appears Sony won't be a part of next year's event.The ESA--the company that organizes E3--has shared the first details about E3 2019, and Sony will not have a presence there. The publisher is notably absent from the list of companies that have already committed to the event, among them its biggest console competitors, Microsoft and Nintendo, as well as other major publishers like Take-Two, Ubisoft, Activision, and more.Sony has confirmed it plans to skip next year's E3. "As the industry evolves, Sony Interactive Entertainment continues to look for inventive opportunities to engage the community," the company said in a statement to GameSpot. "PlayStation fans mean the world to us and we always want to innovate, think differently and … [Read more...] about PlayStation Won’t Attend E3 2019, Sony Confirms
In a surprising turn of events, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced it will not be attending E3 next year. Sony has been a major player at E3 since the annual conference started in 1995. Next year will mark the first time the Japanese company will be absent.“PlayStation fans mean the world to us and we always want to innovate, think differently and experiment with new ways to delight gamers. As a result, we have decided not to participate in E3 in 2019,” Sony said in a statement to Game Informer. “We are exploring new and familiar ways to engage our community in 2019 and can’t wait to share our plans with you.” Considering the statement Sony provided, the company is planning some sort of event for 2019. Unlike Electronic Arts, there aren’t any plans to host an E3-adjacent event. “We will not activate or hold a press conference around E3,” PlayStation senior vice president of communications Jennifer Clark confirmed. This … [Read more...] about Sony Plans to Skip E3 2019
Sony dropped a major announcement about its presence at next year’s E3. Sony has revealed today that it won’t be at E3 2019. What this means in practice is that we won’t be getting the traditional press conference in June. Sony also said it won’t be having the usual presence on the show floor itself, meaning attendees won’t be lining up to play its games in the usual way. “As the industry evolves, Sony Interactive Entertainment continues to look for inventive opportunities to engage the community,” the company told Game Informer in a statement. “PlayStation fans mean the world to us and we always want to innovate, think differently and experiment with new ways to delight gamers. “As a result, we have decided not to participate in E3 in 2019. We are exploring new and familiar ways to engage our community in 2019 and can’t wait to share our plans with you.” The firm’s VP of communications, Jennifer Clark, also … [Read more...] about Sony will not attend or “hold a press conference” at E3 2019