SEGA has announced that they won’t have a booth at E3 this year due to internal restructuring
SEGA recently announced plans to restructure their company and revealed that the San Francisco office is being relocated to southern California and because of this internal restructuring, the company has revealed that they won’t be hosting a booth at E3 this year.
Don’t be disappointed though SEGA fans, because despite the company’s appearance at the event, they’ve revealed that they’ve collaborated with several business partners for the show this year. So while you’ll likely still be waiting for that Shemue announcement until the next big gaming event, you’ll be able to get hands-on with SEGA’s upcoming titles likely through partners like Nintendo – if a new Sonic title is revealed, and likely PC partners, so you can get hands-on with Total War: Warhammer.
“Over the next months, SEGA of America will be focusing on the restructure and relocation to Southern California, and we have decided to not attend E3 with our own booth this year,” a representative told Game Informer. “With the majority of our bigger titles launching later in 2015/2016, particularly those from our AAA studios Relic Entertainment, Sports Interactive and Creative Assembly, we are concentrating our efforts for some of these major announcements after our relocation. Instead, we will be collaborating with our various business partners for this year’s E3 show.”
It’s worth noting that SEGA also revealed that it was shifting focus away from consoles in favour of Mobile and PC Gaming, so the company’s IP could have a big focus at the first ever PC event being held at E3 this year.