Activision is yet one more writer selecting to not have a significant presence at E3 this yr.
Activision won’t have a sales space at E3 2019, the writer has confirmed. After last flooring plans for the showfloor have been unearthed on ResetEra, many puzzled why none of them embody Activision’s common area.
It seems, there received’t be an Activision area this yr. The firm informed GamesIndustry that whereas it received’t have the normal sales space area, it will likely be on the present taking conferences and speaking to press.
This isn’t the primary time for Activision to skip an E3. The firm has finished so twice earlier than, most not too long ago in 2016. Things are a bit completely different this yr, nevertheless.
Activision doesn’t normally maintain a press convention like EA or Bethesda, so the writer depends on Sony, and Microsoft’s levels to deliver consideration to its games. Call of Duty spent virtually everything of final technology on the Xbox stage, whereas it occupied Sony’s this technology.
Now, seeing as Sony, too won’t be at E3, it leaves little room for Activision to indicate off the subsequent Call of Duty at E3. This is clearly an enormous change, even when the corporate may be internet hosting a separate occasion only for Call of Duty at another level within the yr.
Amusingly, the final time Activision skipped the present was additionally the yr of Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty game.
It’s additionally value noting that Activision’s slate this yr is lighter than typical. Now that it no longer has Destiny, the one main franchise it’s releasing this yr is Call of Duty. Crash Team Racing launches the week after E3, so there’s little level in bringing it to the present.