"It gets in front of a lot of the questions that we knew people were going to ask," says Bethesda's Pete Hines.
With E3 2019, Sony is caught between a rock and a hard place, and that’s its own fault.
NPD analyst Mat Piscatella believes next-gen announcements might be closer than we think.
Bethesda has been working with Sony and Microsoft to make sure their visions for the next generation are on the same page.
According to a leak, Sony is gearing up to announce its next generation home console.
To be clear—they won’t do their own press conference around then either, nor will they have any show floor presence.
A Luminous employee's LinkedIn page suggests the studio is already gearing up for the next generation.
The DualShock 5 might be taking a page out of Nintendo's book.
FromSoftware might be teasing a follow-up to what is possibly their best creation ever.
"For Microsoft, it's hard to tell, because they seem to be ignoring VR a bit this last generation," says Mind Labyrinth VR Dreams dev.
"You definitely notice the age of the Creation Engine," says modder Kyle Rebel.
"From me personally, my biggest expectation is not from graphics, but how we will play our games," says product manager at Agate Studio.
"Either some portion of or all of our gaming experiences" could be on the cloud, as per Andrew Wilson.
To be fair, this isn’t a controversial view to have at all.
Bethesda's Pete Hines also delves deeper into the announcements of both upcoming games.
Matt Furor of ZeniMax Online Studios says "it's not coming anytime soon".
"We’re expecting an evolution of the architecture rather than a revolution," says the CEO of Wonderstruck.
Sony's looking for a Senior Product Manager to help them formulate the marketing roadmap for the next generation of PlayStation.
The creative director of the upcoming sci-fi RPG feels current-gen consoles offer pretty much everything they need to already.
Literally no one is surprised by this statement.