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Mario maker Nintendo has introduced that it’ll not attend the Los Angeles-based Digital Leisure Expo (E3).

The platform holder formally confirmed its absence from this yr’s present with IGN.

In an announcement to the publication, Nintendo stated, “We method our involvement in any occasion on a case-by-case foundation and are all the time contemplating varied methods to interact with our followers. Since this yr’s E3 present did not match into our plans, now we have made the choice to not take part.”

The gaming agency added that it’ll proceed to assist the occasion and the Leisure Software program Affiliation.

The information comes almost a month after it was reported that Xbox, Sony, and Nintendo would have little to no presence through the occasion. Nonetheless, Microsoft did affirm it can host a bodily presentation of its upcoming video games this summer time.

E3 2023 marks the primary time since 2019 that the present has been in particular person; the final three years had been digital showcases because of the pandemic.

E3 will run from Tuesday, June 13, to Friday, June 16, on the Los Angeles Conference Middle.

ReedPop, the father or mother firm of, is organizing this yr’s occasion.