E3, the world's largest game trade fair, announces cancellation of new coronavirus infection

In response to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, Japan is not alone in raising the demand for 'self-restraining large-scale events.' Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the world's largest game fair, has officially announced that it has canceled E3 2020 due to growing concerns about the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) .

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E3 said in an announcement, 'Health and safety will be scheduled from June 9 to June 11, 2020 as a result of discussions between us and everyone in the industry (fans, employees, exhibitors and longtime partners). The decision has been made to cancel E3 2020. '' With the overwhelming concerns about the new coronavirus and the unpredictable global situation, we consider canceling the best option. I'm very sorry for fans and supporters, but we believe that making this decision based on current information is the right choice. '

E3 is not the only one making the same decision. The world's largest mobile phone exhibition ' MWC ', Facebook's annual developer conference ' F8 ', Google's large developer event ' I / O 2020 ' will be canceled, game developer event 'GDC' Had announced the postponement.

Game developer event `` GDC 2020 '' decided to postpone due to the influence of the new coronavirus-gigazine

E3 has canceled the 2020 event, but will reimburse exhibitors and attendees in full. 'We are looking to hold online events to announce company announcements and news,' he said.

'With the cancellation of the E3, we've decided to announce the Xbox Digital Event. We'll announce more in the coming weeks,' said Phil Spencer, a Twitter developer at Microsoft. Reported.

Ars Technica, an IT news site, wrote, 'Other major studios scheduled to exhibit at E3 are also expected to make their own announcements.'

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