TGS 2017 attendance tops 254,000

Tokyo Game Show 2018 set for September 20 to 23, 2018.

Tokyo Game Show 2017

Total attendance for Tokyo Game Show 2017 topped 254,311 visitors, the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association announced. That is less than total attendees in 2016 and 2015, but more than 2014 (251,832).

The the annual four-day trade show ran from September 21 to 22 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba. The record for most attended year is currently held by Tokyo Game Show 2016.

Here is a look at the numbers:

201720162015
September 21
(Business Day)
26,564September 15September 17
31,39929,058
September 22
(Business Day)
31,512September 16September 18
33,63429,557
September 23
(Public Day)
106,075
(10,466 in Family Area)
September 17September 19
98,074
(11,294 in Family Area)
97,601
(10,360 in Family Area)
September 24
(Public Day)
90,160
(13,017 in Family Area)
September 18September 20
108,117
(14,485 in Family Area)
112,230
(14,517 in Family Area)
Total254,311
(23,483 in Family Area)
271,224
(25,779 in Family Area)
268,446
(24,877 in Family Area)

Tokyo Game Show 2018 will run from September 20 to September 23, 2018 at the Makuhari Messe.

Use the coupon code "GEMATSU" for $3.00 off.

comment policy

Comment Policy

Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set of guidelines:

  • Read the full article before commenting.
  • Stay on topic.
  • No drive-by comments, including trolling, baiting, or shit-posting.
  • Know when not to comment. If you do not care about a topic, you do not need to comment.
  • No offensive comments. This includes abusive, threatening, pornographic, misleading, or libelous content / language, as well as general harassment and individual attacks.
  • No port-begging.
  • No console wars.
  • Use spoiler tags when posting spoiler or NSFW (non-nude-only) content. For example: <spoiler>Woe is Leomon.</spoiler> State the subject of the content outside of the spoiler tags.
  • Be respectful towards other commenters. You do not have to agree with each other, but debate politely. If you find that a commenter is not following this simple etiquette, do not carry on the conversation—simply report it.

Gematsu reserves the right to edit or delete any comments without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.