For the primary time shortly, E3 attendance has declined.
It’s no secret that E3 2019 has been a quieter, down yr for the trade. If Sony, and Activision’s absence didn’t provide you with a touch, you want solely take a look at the variety of games revealed or proven off on the present this yr.
This truth, unsurprisingly, was additionally mirrored within the variety of trade, media and shopper attendance at E3 2019 in comparison with previous years. Organiser the ESA confirmed that this yr’s present noticed 66,100 guests, in comparison with 69,200 final yr.
Though E3 2018 was a file yr for the present, this yr’s E3 didn’t fare too badly. Compared to E3 2016, the final present not open to the general public, the numbers are up considerably from 2016’s 50,300 guests.
But, transition years like 2019 have been at all times going to have muted E3s. The actual check will probably be subsequent yr’s present. It’s then we could discover out if the present will proceed in its present format.
E3 2020 is about for June 9-11 on the LA Convention Center.