There might be an invite-only a part of the present for media, nevertheless.
Last yr noticed the COVID pandemic reek havoc on dwell occasions. Almost each main present or conference was both outright cancelled (equivalent to E3) or changed with some sort of digital various. With COVID vaccines rolling out worldwide, the hope is that we’ll be returning to some sort of regular comparatively quickly. However, it does appear as if the most important reveals within the gaming world are nonetheless hedging bets, because the Tokyo Game Show will as soon as once more be on-line solely.
As introduced by CESA, Nikkei and Dentsu, the the 2021 version of the present will comply with final yr’s format and might be held over the course of 4 days and be broadcast through YouTube. This yr may also be broadcast in English and embrace simultaneous interpretation. There might be a bodily side of the present, nevertheless, as press and different media might be invited to the standard venue for the present, Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. Though nothing is explicitly said, contemplating the character of occasion, it most definitely implies that might be restricted to Japanese media. This additionally follows the latest cancellation of the bodily occasion PAX East 2021 and transition into an internet solely occasion.
Tokyo Game Show 2021 will begin on September thirtieth. We’ll maintain you up to date as extra data on the occasion’s schedule is launched.