“This yr ought to have been particular.”
One other gaming occasion has been cancelled as a result of coronavirus outbreak, as this time Paris Video games Week has introduced it won’t happen this yr.
Occasion organiser SELL (Union of Publishers of Leisure Software program) introduced by way of a weblog submit that the present, which might have marked the occasion’s 10th anniversary, couldn’t go forward as a result of “technical and logistical complexities” of organising PGW within the present local weather.
“This yr ought to have been particular, with a line-up full of latest releases, and an anniversary version which we have been thrilled to have fun with you,” the group added. “We’re already getting ready subsequent yr’s version and are wanting ahead to seeing you once more.”
Various gaming occasions all over the world have already been cancelled as a result of coronavirus, together with GDC, Gamescom and E3, however PGW was because of happen between 23rd-27th October, making it one of many newest exhibits to have been cancelled up to now. Given the severity of the disruption and uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, I would not be stunned to see additional cancellations in future.