E3 2023: Sega and Tencent will not attend either, event cancellation rumored
After the announcement of Ubisoft and its absence from E3 2023, two other distributors and developers have decided not to attend this year’s show in Los Angeles. According to IGN, both the Japanese company Sega and the Chinese giant Tencent will also not be part of E3 2023. This year’s E3 edition remains in total uncertainty in the face of recent news. E3 2023 cancellation likely.
Sega He noted that he hopes to “share more information on games announced and to be announced in the future” through another channel. For his part, Tencent confirmed through a spokesperson that its developer Level Infinite (Honor of Kings, PUBG Mobile) will not be at E3 2023.
In the same way, Return Digital He stated something similar – perhaps jokingly, since they have never really attended the event officially. Usually the studio holds a smaller event located near the Los Angeles Convention Center, but not as part of E3. This year, however, they will not have such external participation but will maintain their ‘online’ Devolver Direct presentation in June.
The case with bandai namco is equally uncertain. Traditionally they occupy an important part in the main pavilion. At the moment, the company confirmed its attendance at the event organized by Geoff Keighley, but they have not commented on the plans for E3 2023.
Will there be or not E3 2023?
In the same report, some rumors about the possible cancellation of E3 2023 are revealed. It is very difficult for what was the largest video game fair to continue without names like Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Ubisoft and Sega., to name a few. Companies like Square Enix, Capcom and Take-Two, key participants, have not reported their current position regarding the event.
ReedPop is the organizer commissioned by the ESA and will possibly reach the decision to cancel the video game convention in 2023.
The face-to-face event E3 2023 would be planned from Tuesday, June 13 to Friday, June 16, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. As usual, a business convention and for the general public, beyond the conferences and trailers. The first two days would be exclusively for business. The third day would include consumers, while the fourth day would be solely for the public.