A Brazil Game Show (BGS) is, without a doubt, one of the most anticipated and exciting events for video game lovers across Latin America. Every year, thousands of enthusiasts eagerly await news, releases and the chance to try out the latest titles in the industry.
However, the scenario of the 2023 edition brings a disappointing surprise for Brazilian fans and the gaming community in general. This is because Sony Interactive Entertainment, one of the industry’s giants, announced its absence from this year’s event.
Sony announces absence from Brasil Game Show 2023
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A Sony will not be present at Brasil Game Show 2023, marking the first time that the company will not have a stand at the event. The reasons were not specified, but it has become a trend for Sony not to participate in major events around the world.
The company is the creator of the popular PlayStation platforms, which include consoles such as PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
Sony also develops and publishes successful games, such as the “Uncharted” series, “The Last of Us”, “God of War” and many others. Given all this, the absence of the brand is frustrating for thousands of fans who were waiting for a special stand from the developer.
After a thorough evaluation, Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation) decided not to have its own stand at the Brasil Game Show in 2023. However, fans who attend the event will be able to play the PS5 console at several partner stands.
BGS 2023 recorded several important absences for this year’s event. Big companies like Xbox (Microsoft), YouTube, Twitch, Capcom, NVIDIA, Activision and other renowned international companies will not be present at this year’s event with physical areas dedicated to their admirers.
Check out the list of brands that have already confirmed their presence at the event, which takes place between October 11th and 15th at Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo:
- Bank of Brazil
- DX Racer
- The new
- Red Dragon