The Tokyo Game Show (TGS) closed its doors on Sunday with the 2nd highest number of visitors in its history. TGS is organized by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association, in cooperation with Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. and was held over a four-day period from September 17th to 20th, 2015. The total number of visitors was 268,446. During the two business days TGS published for September 17 (Thursday) 29,058 and for the second business day (September 18) 29,557 trade visitors. During the two public days at the weekend 97,601 (Saturday) and 112,230 people attended the show.
Under the theme “Play Your Way: Games Unleashed”, TGS 2015 had the record high of 480 corporations/organizations (246 were from outside of Japan) as exhibitors. According to the organizers, the booths for game video streaming, VR (Virtual Reality) and indie game titles in particular gathered highest interest out of visitors and press from Japan as well as overseas.
Next year’s show is scheduled to be held in Makuhari Messe from September 15th to 18th, 2016.
Source: Tokyo Game Show