It’s almost mid-July, and there’s still no sign of Sony’s long-talked about summer E3 showcase. To be fair, the company has never teased or hinted at a big event – it’s just that we’re now eight months away from the PlayStation 5’s release, and there’s still no real one. roadmap.
Speculation is often derived from silence – and this has been a defining feature of Sony’s year so far. The online gaming community lacks patience at the best of times, and with so many games in the works – like Horizon Forbidden West, God of War Ragnarok, Gran Turismo 7 – it’s easy to see why PlayStation fans were hoping for one. successful livestream.
But time and time again, Sony has shown that it is more than happy to deliver big news on the PlayStation Blog, or give an upcoming exclusive its own dedicated State of Play broadcast. The Japanese giant may feel like it’s not really need an E3-style blast – not when the aforementioned Horizon Forbidden West gameplay sequences rack up millions upon millions of views on YouTube alone. Even the most recent announcement for Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut garnered an impressive amount of attention – and it was only a two-minute trailer.
Plus, we’ve just had a new State of Play, which perhaps puts a damper on the idea of a bigger summer screening. Last Night’s State of Play, starring Deathloop and Death Stranding Director’s Cut, may not have set the world on fire, but again, one wonders if Sony really wants to bundle its plans. the most anticipated into a potentially eye-catching event.
Yet none of this has put an end to the speculation.
And so, we want to know what you think about it. Does Sony need a great PS5 showcase this summer? Do you think we’re actually going to get one? Vote in our polls, then give us an honest opinion in the comments section below.