WASHINGTON — September 21, 2020 — The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S. video game industry, congratulates Shira Perlmutter, selected today as the next Register of Copyrights by the Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden. “We commend the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, on her selection…
As the 2020 Essential Facts demonstrates, video games have become the leading form of entertainment because they bring us joy, connection and a sense of belonging when we need it most. Their value to society has never been more vital.
June 2, 2020 Nationwide protests from the past weekend—in response to the senseless death of George Floyd and other African-Americans who have died in police custody—have inspired expressions of empathy and support by many. Today, the ESA issued the following statement: ESA Foundation also issued the following statement: Below are links to member company statements:…
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments in response to the request for industry input by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on U.S. government’s negotiating objectives in the proposed free trade negotiation between the United States and the United Kingdom (UK).
At a time when our world is facing so much uncertainty, video games are bringing us together more than ever. In fact, it’s fair to say that video games are having a moment right now—a unique and extraordinary time by any measure. As we adapt to working, learning and being at home, people around the world are sharing how much they value being able to play video games together with family, friends and the larger community.
After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry – our fans, our employees, our exhibitors and our longtime E3 partners – we have made the difficult decision to cancel E3 2020, scheduled for June 9-11 in Los Angeles.