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The year’s biggest video game development trade show just got ‘postponed’ due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

GDC 2019

  • For the first time in over 30 years, the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California is “postponed” until this summer due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. A new date was not announced.
  • Several major companies pulled out of the conference ahead of the announcement: Sony’s PlayStation group, Facebook, Microsoft’s Xbox group, “Fortnite” maker Epic Games, and Unity.
  • “After close consultation with our partners in the game development industry and community around the world, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the Game Developers Conference this March,” the event organizers said.
  • Nearly 30,000 people attended GDC 2019, and conference read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com