well, it started out as rumors, but we have the official confirmation from the essay that yes, e 3 2020 this year has been cancelled over Corona virus conservatives.
In a press release, email sent out to media I got mine is a couple of hours ago.
They state after careful consultation with our member companies.
Regard the health and safety of everyone in our industry.
Our fans are employees, are exhibitors and our long time e three partners.
We have made the difficult decision to cancel e 3 2020 scheduled for June 9th through the 11th in Los Angeles.
Now this comes as another heavy blow within the gaming and entertainment industry as there's other events that have been counseled or postponed.
GDC was postponed south by Southwest was cancelled completely, and now Eat three has followed suit over the Corona virus concerns.
The essay have confirmed that our team will be reaching out directly to exhibitors and intend these with information on providing full refunds.
So if you're a plan to go to E three this year and you're a book, the hotel and flight, I will go ahead and cancel it.
Now it's done and Of course, health concerns do supersede everything else.
A lot of people are still wondering if we're going to get any type of announcements because E three is a pillar when it comes to the entertainment and gaming world, especially since it takes place smack dab in the middle of the year.
So are we getting announcements in the same email?
The confirms that we are also exploring options where our members to coordinate an online experience to showcase industry announcements and news in June 2020.
So it looks like while the physical aspect of E three has been counseled, the digital aspect of E three watching from home looking announcements, conferences and the such will live on in some sort of capacity in which it looks like we're getting an E three direct 2020 and that other companies are going to be pushed to do more of the Nintendo direct or the digital vent route.
While this is concerning, that is the silver lining because, you know, safety first, I'll keep you guys updated on anything that comes up with the S A and eat 3 2020 When it comes to their digital events and as always.
We're gonna have a good time stream in it for you guys.