E3 2020 has already been canceled, but Gamescom 2020 may still survive. The event’s organizers are still planning to hold it this August, though it could be a digital-only event in order to avoid exposing attendees to coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
In a joint statement to Gamesindustry.biz, German industry association game and Gamescom venue Koelnmesse said it’s possible there still could be an in-person event. Gamescom will be held as a digital event from August 25 to 29 at the bare minimum, and the organizers will make a decision in May to determine if it will take place in its normal home of Cologne, Germany. Regardless, they’re preparing to expand digital coverage to reach more viewers.
“If an on-site event is possible, there will also be more information at that stage with regard to which changes need to be made in order to fully ensure the health of all visitors,” the organizers added.
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