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The Tokyo Game Show 2022 confirms the presence of Capcom, Square Enix, PLUS! How about Sony?

The Tokyo Game Show 2022 confirmed the presence of giant publishers like Capcom, Square Enix, and Bandai Namco, to name a few, when it launched its official website.

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Hostesses and a man play a video game at Konami’s booth during the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba prefecture on September 30, 2021.

Interestingly, however, the site reveals that Sony’s presence in the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2022 appears to be limited.

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According to a report from Gematsu, the Tokyo Game Show 2022 has confirmed some of its attendees, and it looks like we’re seeing both massive and independent publishers in the upcoming event.

In total, its official website has confirmed that more than 460 exhibitors are joining the gaming convention, which as of July 6 already includes around 299 Japan-based publishers, as well as 166 game companies from other parts of the world.

The Tokyo Game Show 2022 confirms that Capcom, Square Enix and MORE are present!  How about Sony?
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A general view of the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba Prefecture on September 30, 2021.

Besides that, Tokyo Game Show 2022 has also confirmed over 1,900 exhibition booths. Gematsu notes in its report that this far exceeds the expectations of its organizers, who were only around 1,500.

Tokyo Game Show 2022 giant game publishers

Meanwhile, according to a recent report from Push Square, the Tokyo Game Show 2022 has also officially listed the attendance of some renowned game publishers.

And these giant game publishers belong to the “General Exhibition” of the upcoming game convention.

Push Square points out in its new story that massive publishers like Bandai Namco, Capcom, and Konami are joining in the festivities this year.

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CHIBA, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 15: Visitors line up in front of an advertisement of Final Fantasy XV video game at Tokyo Game Show 2016 on September 15, 2016 in Chiba, Japan. Tokyo Game Show 2016 runs from September 15 to 18, 2016.

The creators of the phenomenal “Final Fantasy” franchise, no less than Square Enix, are also attending the next gaming event in person.

SEGA, the Japan-based game company behind classic titles, such as Sonic the Hedgehog, is also part of the “general exhibit.”

Not to mention that major publishers, including THQ Nordic and Koei Tecmo, are also present.

How about Sony?

However, it should be noted that the “General Exhibition” list missed one of the biggest game publishers in Japan, Sony. In fact, PlayStation and Sony Interactive Entertainment were nowhere to be found in said category.

But it looks like Sony isn’t abandoning Tokyo Game Show 2022 entirely, its name oddly listed under the ‘Indie Game Corner’ category.

Thus, the giant game publisher seems to focus this time on the presentation of its independent games and its developers.

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Date of Tokyo Game Show 2022

We will probably know by September 15 when the Tokyo Game Show 2022 will start. It should be noted that it is scheduled to run until September 18.

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