Tokyo Game Show canceled
NHK -- May 09
One of the world's largest game exhibitions has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Organizers say they will consider holding the Tokyo Game Show online.

The event was to take place over four days from September 24 in Chiba City, near Tokyo.

The leading convention for video games drew more than 650 exhibitors from 40 countries and territories last year. More than 262,000 people attended.

The organizers sought understanding over the cancellation, saying they reached the decision after giving top priority to the health and safety of visitors and all other parties involved.

They say they plan to hold an alternate online event to be announced later.

9月24日から幕張メッセで開催される今年の「東京ゲームショウ」が新型コロナウイルス感染拡大防止のため中止され、オンラインによる開催が検討されると発表されました。  コンピュータエンターテインメント協会によりますと、新型コロナウイルスの感染が世界規模で広がり、来場者や出展社などの健康や安全面を第一に考慮した結果、通常の開催は中止してオンラインによる開催を検討するとしています。なお、詳細については今月下旬ごろから順次、公式サイトなどで発表するとしています。
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