The event will be held from September 30th to October 3rd.
This Tokyo Game Show It will be an online event again.
According to Gematsu, the industry conference will be held digitally between September 30 and October 3. The organizers of the exhibition had previously stated that the event would return to actual combat last year, when they boasted that 31.6 million people had listened to “TGS 2020 Online”, but the ongoing coronavirus situation clearly led to a change in the plan.
According to data from the event website, the theme of this year’s Tokyo Game Show is “We will always own the game.” The organizer said that the game will help people get together during 2020. This year is also the 25th anniversary of the Tokyo Game Show. .
In addition to the online version, a smaller physical location will be established for hands-on and interviews with developers. This is only available to the press and influential people.
Like many large game events, TGS will only be digitized during 2020, implying that the conference would not be held in real life as early as May last year. Organizers said that next month, the Tokyo Game Show will be held as an online event.
Of course, TGS is not the only event affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Last year, exhibitions in many pillar industries could not be held. Some exhibitions went online, while other exhibitions (such as E3 2020) were cancelled.
This situation continues until 2021. ReedPop announced that it will not hold PAX East this year and will be replaced by PAX Online in July.
We have seen that new events seem to fill the vacancy; Geoff Keighley (Geoff Keighley) held the summer game festival for the first time in 2020, which lasted four months and included news, interviews and interviews from developers and publishers. Demo. This situation will resume in 2021, but is “more cohesive” than the debut.
Last year, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” was named the best game of the year at the Tokyo Game Show.