Japan’s Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) has revealed that the Tokyo Game Show 2021, set to run from September 30 to October 3, 2021, will probably be primarily held on-line. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]
This marks the second time that TGS has switched to a web-based format. Last 12 months’s Tokyo Game Show 2020 needed to shift to a completely on-line format after the bodily occasion was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A tentative schedule within the occasion’s public doc indicated that TGS 2021 streams will primarily run from 10:00 to 24:00 JST. The slots from 19:00 to 23:00, often called Golden Time, ought to see the best viewer availability worldwide.
CESA will present dwell English interpretations to all streams on the primary channel. Exhibitors can select paid choices if they need maintain a stream previous 24:00 or add extra language interpretations.
One of the drawing factors of the Tokyo Game Show is the flexibility to play demos of upcoming video games. Although this was absent in TGS 2020, CESA will now work straight with recreation platforms to supply new recreation demos publicly.
While the Tokyo Game Show 2021 will primarily happen on-line, CESA is planning to safe a bodily venue on the Makuhari Messe Event Hall. Physical attendance will probably be restricted to influencers and press members who can check out the demos and interview the builders.
Tokyo Game Show 2021 Online will probably be held from September 30 to October 3, 2021.