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No Microsoft conference at Leipzig

Sony is the only company to put on a stage show at GC for the second year running

Microsoft has, once again, decided against delivering a press conference at the Leipzig Games Convention.

Instead, the platform holder will demonstrate the Xbox 360 catalogue in an intimate mixture of public and behind closed-door demonstrations, according to VG247.

Nintendo opted out of GC press conference duties back in May, leaving Sony as the sole speaker for the second year running.

Microsoft was unavailable to comment the reason for the decision, but being situated so close to E3 in July is an obvious problem.

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