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The company behind ‘Fortnite’ is skipping the biggest video game industry conference of the year because of the coronavirus outbreak

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  • Epic Games, the company behind “Fortnite” and one of the world’s most popular game development engines, will no longer attend the 2020 Game Developers Conference, the annual meeting of video game industry employees scheduled for March 16 to 20 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
  • Epic CEO Tim Sweeney was scheduled to make a keynote presentation, and Epic made plans to sponsor multiple panel discussions during the week.
  • Facebook, Microsoft, Sony, and more than a dozen other companies have also announced they would no longer send employees to the conference.
  • GDC officials acknowledged said the event will proceed as scheduled in a February 20 read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com