Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the world's largest game trade fair "E3" is being held online, and game-related companies in each country are showing off the latest software.
E3 is one of the world's largest trade fairs where game-related companies in each country announce new works, and it is held in Los Angeles, USA every year, but this time it will be held online due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection. I am.
On the 13th, major Japanese game companies known for the "Final Fantasy" series, such as Square Enix and Microsoft, held a recital and are showing off new software one after another.
According to Dutch research firm New Zoo, demand for home video games is rising against the backdrop of the spread of the new coronavirus, and the global game market in 2020 will increase by 23% from the previous year to $ 177.8 billion. It means that the Japanese yen has reached about 19.5 trillion yen.
Research firms say the game market is expected to continue to grow, although software production may be delayed due to the spread of the infection and game console production may be affected by a global shortage of semiconductors.