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Facebook and Sony to Skip Game Developers Conference over Coronavirus Worries

1 month ago   |   By PC Mag

The coronavirus outbreak is causing the top companies to bail from upcoming trade shows. On Thursday, the Game Developer Conference became the latest victim with Facebook and Sony withdrawing from the event.
The coronavirus's rampage on the world's biggest trade shows continues. On Thursday, both Facebook's Oculus VR division and Sony said they were withdrawing from the the upcoming Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, citing the ongoing outbreak. “Sadly, we're unable to participate this year,” ...
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Coronavirus concerns push Facebook and Sony to skip the year's biggest gathering for video game makers

Coronavirus concerns push Facebook and Sony to skip the year's biggest gathering for video game makers

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook, the Facebook-owned Oculus, and Sony will no longer attend the 2020 Game Developers Conference due to health and travel concerns caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
GDC 2020 is scheduled to be held in San Francisco's Moscone Center from March 16 to 20.
Facebook had already cancelled an event it had planned at the Moscone Center one week earlier.
A statement from GDC said the event would include additional on-site measures to prevent the spread of disease, and the organizers said they were confident the event would remain successful.
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