GDC 2020 finally postponed due to Coronavirus


After many defections, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference have come to the obvious … Thus, the fair reserved for professionals in the video game industry will not take place next month.

In recent days, several renowned exhibitors had decided to withdraw from GDC 2020. Facebook, Sony Interactively Entertainment or Microsoft are on this list. Indeed, COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world and rallies in all circles (high-tech, sports, cultural …) unfortunately had to be canceled.

A shift in summer

In the press release published on the event website, we learn that the Game Developers Conference is postponed. It is therefore not an outright cancellation. Thus, the GDC 2020, which was to open its doors from March 16 to 20 in San Francisco, is postponed until next summer. A specific date has not yet been set.

This could turn the calendar for the entire video game industry upside down. Indeed, the GDC allows all the trades of the medium to meet and initiate certain dynamics with a view to the 3. For the moment, the organizers of the Electronic Entertainment Expo have not expressed themselves on a possible postponement of the show.

Source: GDC

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