Capcom axes annual Captivate event for 2013

Capcom looking to focus its announcements around other events in 2013.

Capcom isn't planning to hold its annual Captivate event this year, the publisher has confirmed. It has been running the event, which is designed to showcase its annual lineup, since 2008.

"This year we're likely to be looking at announcements around other events or not at events at all. So there isn't a Captivate planned this year," said Capcom staffer Sven on the Capcom Unity forums.

Capcom will, however, be attending E3, Comic-Con, and PAX.

Capcom is currently working on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and Wii U versions of the well-liked 3DS adventure Resident Evil: Revelations, and Capcom veteran Yoshinoro Ono unveiled the studio's newest game, Deep Down, as part of Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement last week.

The publisher is also working on Ace Attorney 5 and Monster Hunter 4 and will be releasing Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the 3DS and Wii U in North America and Europe in March.

Last year Captivate was held in Rome; in 2011 it took place in Miami.

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19 comments
hyper_trunkx
hyper_trunkx

street fighter 5 for next gen? or some other cool fighting games

DarthLod
DarthLod

Thats because Capcom has turned into Crapcom in the past few years.

Taasi23
Taasi23

Awwwwwwww... I loved Captivate! :'(

endorbr
endorbr

Smart financial move really.  They're saving costs by piggy backing on other events that they don't have to organize and were probably already going to attend anyway.

OzmaHD
OzmaHD

Looks Stunning, I thought it was Darksouls. Hell this game looks good though.

EPaul
EPaul

I want a new Streetfighter Capcom and no On Disc Dlc funny business. LOL who i'm kidding we'll propbably have to pay to unlock half the roster and the file size will be 100kb

J-007
J-007

The game is looking great....alone

Techn1c4l
Techn1c4l

Are they going to announce some on-disc DLC?

leo316r
leo316r

@hyper_trunkx nope they will be releasing super duper ultimate street fighter IV ki$s my aSS edition and ultimate mega blockbuster marvel vs crapcom arcade edition version 1000b

and dragon's dogma white arisen and expect there will be green, red,yellow,pink arisen

Vagnar
Vagnar

@BoatlessG Maybe they've planned with Microsoft to announce some games for the 720 (possibly with some early exclusivity deals) to help bolster interest in the console, so they can't announce them till the 720 reveal. In which case it would just make more sense to marry their two events.