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Coronavirus concerns push Facebook and Sony to skip the year’s biggest gathering for video game makers (FB, SNE)

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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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Facebook and Sony have announced that they will no longer attend the 2020 Game Developers Conference due to concerns caused by the coronavirus outbreak. GDC 2020 is scheduled to be held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from March 16 to 20, with thousands of attendees representing every facet of the video game industry.

Facebook, and its virtual reality subsidiary Oculus, were scheduled to sponsor multiple events and panels during the conference and will work to schedule online sessions to compensate for the cancellations.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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