Sony has no plans to announce new hardware at E3 2018

Sony has no plans to announce new hardware at E3 2018

Sony has no plans to announce new hardware at E3 2018

Expectations are high for this year’s E3, with the console market returning to a three horse race between Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft while more publishers than ever before planning independent press conferences and game showcases.

Recently rumourmongers across the internet have suggested that Sony was planning to reveal a PS5 console, something that has now been denied by Sony. In the company’s latest PlayStation Blogcast, Shawn Layden, the chairman of Sony Worldwide Studios has stated that there will be “no new hardware announcements at E3 this year”.    

Layden has stated that Sony’s E3 will focus on “exclusive looks and deep dives on four of our upcoming titles”, which include Death Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man and The Last of Us Part 2. Sony’s press conference will also include third party announcements and announcements from several independent developers.  

Unlike the past few years, E3 will be free of new console hardware, focusing the event on games, rather than which consoles can push the highest resolutions. The PS4 Pro and Xbox One X will remain today’s most powerful consoles, as it is incredibly unlikely that Microsoft will announce a new console less than a year after the release of Xbox One X. 

  

Sony has no plans to announce new hardware at E3 2018  
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