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Already 301 Exhibitors for TOKYO GAME SHOW 2016 (As of July 1st)
Most Exhibitors in TGS History Expected!
First Official TGS Supporters Determined for the 20th Anniversary!

2016.07.08
TOKYO GAME SHOW 2016 (Organizer: Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association [Abbreviation: CESA, Chairman: Hideki Okamura], Co-Organizer: Nikkei BP [President: Suguru Niinomi], Period: September 15 to 18, Venue: Makuhari Messe / hereafter "TGS2016") would like to hereby notify the number of exhibiting companies and organizations as of July 1st, provide information related to the determination of the first official supporters for TGS, and provide information related ticket sales for this year's show.

As of July 1st, the number of exhibiting companies is 301. This is much higher than the 242 companies at this same time last year, where a total of 480 companies and organizations participated. Since about 200 more companies will be added both to the Indie Games Area and from overseas, we expect to there to be a new record number of exhibitors this year. Makers that are going to be releasing new products and software in the fall will be exhibiting one after another, and it seems that the scale of exhibitions in the newly established VR Area will be larger than expected. As of this moment, companies from at least 22 countries and regions from around the world will be participating including Ireland, the UAE, Israel, Indonesia, the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, China, Chile, Germany, Finland, Brazil, the United States, Vietnam, Poland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Malaysia, and this number is expected to increase.

At TGS2016, the latest news related to various exciting categories for computer entertainment including new game hardware that is going to be released in the near future, games scheduled for release on new platforms, as well as news related to smartphones, computers, and VR (virtual reality) devices will be disseminated from Tokyo to the rest of the world. Don't miss it!