I understand the decision, and even support if, from a quality-of post perspective, but this could also lead to less traffic than we might potentially get during this huge event. Then again; unwanted traffic is no loss. I'm feeling kinda ambiguous about this myself, but I do understand your choice. A poorly constructed OP will lead to poor discussions.
End of 2016 hardware sales:
Wii U: 15 million. PS4: 54 million. One: 30 million. 3DS: 64.8 million. PSVita: 15.2 million.