E3, the biggest gaming event of the year, has been canceled due to concerns about the spread of novel to a report from Ars Technica. The publication says multiple sources familiar with the Entertainment Software Association, the group behind E3, have confirmed the cancellation. An official announcement will come shortly, with one originally scheduled for Tuesday, Ars Technica adds.(COVID-19), according
The ESA didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Prior to the report’s publication, video game publisher Devolver Digital tweeted: “Cancel your E3 flights and hotels, y’all.” That stoked the already significant suspicion that E3 would follow the likes of Mobile World Congress 2020, the and Facebook’s F8 conference in being canceled.