What to Expect from Capcom at Tokyo Game Show 2023 – GameRant

The annual Tokyo Game Show is kicking off in just a few weeks’ time, and Capcom has already laid out some impressive plans for its usual showcase.
Summer is always one of the busiest times of year for gaming. From Summer Game Fest to the PlayStation Showcase, including various Nintendo Directs, Summer is always packed with video game reveals and updates, and though the season is now coming to an end, the industry isn't done making big announcements just yet, with Capcom set to take the stage at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2023.
Debuting all the way back in 1996, the Tokyo Game Show is one of the most consistent events in all of gaming, appearing annually every September. Though it doesn't often yield too many new announcements, the Tokyo Game Show is usually a great spot for Japanese publishers and developers to give fans brief updates on their upcoming titles. Capcom is one such publisher and developer, appearing just about every year with a handful of games it's ready to spotlight, both in person at the event and during its showcase livestream, which has quite the schedule laid out already.
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While Capcom will be on the show floor for Tokyo Game Show 2023's entire four-day run, the biggest event for those not attending will be the developer's pre-recorded showcase. Set to air on Thursday, September 21 at 7 AM PT, Capcom's pre-recorded showcase will be livestreamed on Tokyo Game Show's official YouTube channel, and will show off a handful of Capcom games, most of which have already been confirmed on the developer's website.
According to Capcom's official site, a total of four games will be spotlighted during its pre-recorded livestream on September 21. The first of these is an updated look at the Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy, a collection of Ace Attorney games that are set to release in early 2024. Street Fighter 6 will also have a spot in Capcom's showcase, where the latest DLC character, A.K.I., is being detailed. Exoprimal's Title Update 2 will be getting an overview. Finally, Dragon's Dogma 2 will receive another gameplay trailer, followed by the director of the game, Hideaki Itsuno, breaking the footage down.
While those are the only games Capcom currently has scheduled to appear during its live event, that doesn't mean that it won't sneak in a few more reveals and updates. On its website, Capcom also has some images from Resident Evil 4 VR and Monster Hunter Now proudly placed on the front page. The most obvious explanation for this is that those games will likely be present on the show floor, letting players test these games out firsthand. But it could also mean that Resident Evil 4 VR and Monster Hunter Now receive a small look-in during Capcom's Tokyo Game Show presentation, even if it's only for a few moments or during an end-of-presentation montage.
Of course, there's always room for some surprises as well, though Capcom doesn't traditionally tend to reveal too much during the Tokyo Game Show. At the most, fans might get to see some smaller surprise announcements, such as yet another collection of classic titles like the Ace Attorney one, or something along the lines of last year's Resident Evil Nintendo Switch Cloud announcement. For the most part, fans should expect Capcom to stick pretty closely to its current schedule, meaning that it's highly unlikely that they'll end up seeing any major reveals. This means that, unfortunately, something like a Resident Evil 9 reveal, or another Pragmata update is probably not coming in this year's Tokyo Game Show.
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