Konami says it will not be at E3


Konami has pulled out of this 12 months’s E3.

In a tweet, Konami mentioned: “attributable to timing we won’t be able to current at E3 this 12 months.”

Nonetheless, the corporate insisted it is in “deep improvement on various key tasks”.

Updates are promised within the coming months, Konami added.

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The Leisure Software program Affiliation (ESA), which organises E3, mentioned in a press release:

“We help our associate Konami’s choice to not take part in E3 this 12 months and are excited to see what they will be asserting sooner or later after they’re prepared to take action. We won’t wait for his or her return to E3 2022, however within the meantime, we stay up for sharing all the highly-anticipated reveals, programming and a lot extra at this 12 months’s E3.”

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Konami teased PES 2022 again in July 2020, however we’ve not seen something of the sport since.

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Konami is co-developing roguelite hack-and-slash GetsuFumaDen: Timeless Moon, which is due out in Could.

However that is all that is introduced as coming from Konami when it comes to new video video games.

Konami has course come underneath hearth lately for its declining online game output. Whereas it continues to launch PES video games, its non-football improvement is sporadic at greatest. In 2017 Konami launched the well-received Tremendous Bomberman R, which just lately acquired a 64-player battle royale launched first on Google Stadia. In 2018 Konami launched Metallic Gear Survive – Metallic Gear’s first post-Kojima outing. Since then Konami has centered on releasing anniversary collections of outdated video games, reminiscent of Castlevania and Contra.

In January, Konami insisted it had not shut down its online game division amid an inner restructure that led to the consolidation of its manufacturing divisions.

At present, PES 2022 is the one confirmed next-gen recreation within the works at Konami. Whereas rumours persist of a brand new Silent Hill recreation additionally being labored on, Konami has but to announce it. There are whispers of a Metallic Gear Strong remake, too.

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