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E3 2020 still happening despite coronavirus outbreak, organizers monitoring situation

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What you need to know

  • E3 2020 is a major gaming convention that happens over the summer.
  • The event is still happening even with the coronavirus outbreak.
  • The organizers are still monitoring the situation.
  • Be sure to check the event and your bank's refund policy before buying tickets.

A lot of conventions are being canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but it seems like E3 2020 is going full speed ahead. However, the organizers are monitoring the situation closely, but plans are for the event to occur. If you're interested in attending, be sure to check the refund policy or the transaction dispute policy of your bank because the event may be canceled closer to the summer.

You can read a statement noticed by TrueAchievements below.

Everyone is watching the situation very closely. We will continue to be vigilant, as our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of all of our exhibitors and attendees... Given what we know at this time, we are moving ahead full speed with E3 2020 planning. Exhibit and registration sales are on track for an exciting show in June.

Are you interested in attending E3 2020? Will you skip it due to the coronavirus risk? Let us know.

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.