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PlayStation takes back seat to PCs at Tokyo game expo

The rise of Steam heralds the sunset for console games

Players try out Street Fighter 6 at the Tokyo Game Show 2022 on Sept. 15. The popular series from Capcom was only available for consoles in the past but can now be bought on Steam for playing on PCs. (Photo by Makoto Okada)

TOKYO -- In the global gaming industry, a clear winner has emerged from the console wars: the personal computer.

The Tokyo Game Show, one of the industry's biggest expos worldwide, opened Thursday. Attendees were drawn mainly to exhibits of blockbuster games such as Apex Legends and PUBG: Battlegrounds.

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