Sony has formally introduced that it will not be attending E3 2020 (and never bringing its PlayStation 5, slotted for a fall 2020 launched date) for the second yr in a row. Nevertheless, Sony has said that will probably be "collaborating in tons of of shopper occasions throughout the globe." What different occasions might these be? Let's have a look. Sony has attended the Taipei Game Show in the past and it'll as soon as once more exhibit a few of its latest titles from February 6 - 9. It has already introduced most of what its displaying, together with Elden Ring, so it might be too quickly for us to see something PlayStation 5-related. PAX East takes place from February 27 - March 1 and Sony often has a presence there. February might be a very good time to have the PlayStation 5 reveal occasion as the PlayStation 4 was unveiled in February of 2013, and PAX East could possibly be a superb occasion to no less than present video or also have a console behind glass for the world to see. [ignvideo url="https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/01/13/playstation-will-not-be-at-e3-2020-ign-now"] PAX West often runs close to the top of August and, like PAX East, Sony has continued to point out as much as the Seattle occasion. The Tokyo Game Show has always been a big event for Sony, and with it being held from September 24 - 27, it might probably be a great spot to market to the Japanese viewers earlier than its Vacation launch date. Paris Video games Week is one other occasion Sony has a big history with. This yr's occasion is from October 23 - 27 and will additionally a very good time to point out off the PlayStation 5 earlier than it is launched to the world. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=igns-top-25-playstation-4-games&captions=true"] Now, Sony did point out "lots of" of shopper occasions, so this might imply Sony is planning to host occasions itself all year long. Might we see the return of PlayStation Experience, which hasn't seen a present since 2017? Will they take PlayStation buses or host different pop-up occasions in cities all over the world? Solely time will inform. One factor is obvious, Sony has a plan for PlayStation 5 and it does not embrace E3, a present that was as soon as the centerpiece of the yr for all video video games. For extra on PlayStation 5, check out its official logo, see our list of all confirmed PS5 games, and see our comparison of PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=ps5-games-we-think-might-already-be-in-development&captions=true"] [poilib element="accentDivider"] Have a tip for us? Need to talk about a attainable story? Please ship an e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN. You'll be able to comply with him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.