Like Nintendo and 2K Games, Valve has stated it has no plans to exhibit at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. That said, it’s not like the company has a reputation as a prolific attendee in recent times.
While we’ve all been focused on statements by the big N and 2K, Valve made it known earlier this month that it, too, will be giving arguably the industry’s largest live event a miss.
Community news site ValveTime posted the following tweet, which contains a screencap of an email from Doug Lombardi, Valve’s vice-president of marketing:
— ValveTime (@ValveTime) April 11, 2013
It’s not really that surprising. In 2012, the company attended the event but chose not to show anything, which is basically the same story for 2011, too.