“Due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on a global scale and the situation remains unpredictable in Japan as well (sic), the organizer and the co-organizers have reached this decision after a long consideration to place the utmost priority on the health and safety of visitors, exhibitors, and stakeholders. We ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.”, stated the organizers in a press release.
At this level, information about occasion cancelations doesn’t actually come as a shock since a collection of gaming occasions together with E3 2020, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Gamescom acquired canceled to this point in gentle of the continued pandemic scenario.
The organizers of the Tokyo Game Show 2020 – Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association, Nikkei Business Publications, and Dentsu will transfer the occasion on-line as a substitute of fully canceling it. Right now, it stays unclear if the net occasion can be held on the initially scheduled dates (September 24 – 27).
More info relating to the matter might be introduced later this month. We’ll be keeping track of that and therefore, keep tuned for extra updates. Meanwhile, it’s certainly price noting that that is the primary time Tokyo Game Show is getting canceled ever since began again in 1996. That stated, players have to be feeling completely satisfied since at the very least a web-based occasion might be held to hold the legacy of the occasion ahead.