Tokyo Game Show 2020 ", the largest game festival in Japan, was scheduled to be held at Makuhari Messe from September 24 to 27, 2020.
In May of this year, due to the spread of the new coronavirus, it was unfortunately announced that the event would be canceled.
At the time of the cancellation, it was announced that an online version of the show would be considered, and now it has been officially announced that "Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online" will be held!
This year's theme is "The Future Comes to Games First. "
Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online" (abbreviated as "TGS2020 ONLINE") will be moved from Makuhari Messe to the online stage and will be held from September 23 (Wed) to September 27 (Sun), 2020!
*On September 23, only online business meetings will be held.
Various game-related companies and organizations, from major game makers to indies, will announce information on new titles and services through the official TGS channel and webpage, as well as e-sports competitions and online talk sessions.
And while the Tokyo Game Show usually charges an admission fee for the general public day, this year's show will be held online, so it will be free of charge!
It's going to be a great day to see all the latest announcements from a variety of companies!
With the announcement of next-generation consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox Series X, this year's theme is "The Future Comes to Gaming First. As the theme of this year's show says, "The Future Comes First to Gaming," we're expecting new information that will make you feel as if the future has arrived!
In addition, there will be online business meetings for exhibitors and those involved in game-related businesses.
The " Business Matching System " will be used to facilitate web meetings and networking.
In addition to exhibitors, people involved in game-related business can participate in the online business meeting on an individual basis for a fee.
The recruitment of participants is scheduled to begin around mid-August 2020, so stay tuned for more information!
|Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online" Overview|
|Dates|| September 23 (Wed) - September 27 (Sun), 2020
Online business discussions will only be held on Wednesday, September 23.
|Organizer||Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA)|
|Co-organizer|| Nikkei BP Inc.
|Supported by||Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (planned)|
|Number of participating companies||200 companies (planned)|
|Participation fee for visitors||Free of charge (with some exceptions)|
|Theme||The Future Comes First in Games.|
More details will be announced on the official website!
The schedule of the "Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online" and the general schedule of events have been announced this time, but the details will be announced on the official website as they become available, as exhibitors are already being recruited.
Since games and online are inseparable, I am sure that each manufacturer will do something that can only be done online! I am sure that each manufacturer will do something that can be done only online!
Please check the Tokyo Game Show 2020 official website for more details and updates!