GDC 2020 event for game developers is postponed due to the effect of the new coronavirus

Informa tech, an event operator, announced on February 28, 2020 that the

Game Developres Conference 2020 (GDC) , a game developer event scheduled to be held from March 16, 2020, will be postponed .

Important GDC 2020 Update | GDC

GDC has been an annual event for game developers since 1988, with a variety of exhibitions, lectures and study sessions on business and production management, game design, programming, graphics and audio. Fiscal 2020 will be held in San Francisco, USA from March 16th to 20th, and famous companies and studios such as Sony Interactive Entertainment, Microsoft, Intel, Google, Apple, Kojima Productions , Pixar will participate. I was

However, in February 2020, several companies announced that they would stop participating in the GDC due to the new coronavirus.

PlayStation and Oculus VR stop exhibiting at the world's largest game developer event GDC due to the influence of the new coronavirus-gigazine

In light of these circumstances, the postponement of GDC 2020 has been announced. Those who already have a GDC 2020 entry pass will be refunded in full and will not incur a cancellation fee for hotels booked through GDC operations. According to informa tech, 'a GDC event will be held in the latter half of summer 2020,' and details will be announced by April.

In addition, some of the lectures scheduled to be held at GDC 2020 will be distributed on the official YouTube channel of GDC, and the award ceremony of the Game Developers' Choice Award awarded to outstanding game titles and creators will be held at Twitch Was also announced.

by Official GDC

'In close consultation with the game development industry and community partners around the world, we have made a difficult decision to postpone GDC 2020 in March 2020. We've been preparing for GDC 2020 with our advisory boards, speakers, exhibitors, and event partners for many years, but we're sorry that we couldn't invite you. '

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