Coronavirus Fears Prompt Facebook Gaming, Oculus to Pull Out of GDC 2020

This year’s Game Developers Conference will be held March 16 through 20 in San Francisco

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Facebook will not be participating in this year’s Game Developers Conference, March 16 through 20 in San Francisco, due to concerns over Covid-19, more commonly known as coronavirus.

The company said it is removing the Facebook Gaming and Oculus booth footprints from the Moscone Center floor and advising against its employees traveling during the event.

Facebook said it will still share all of the announcements it had planned for GDC 2020, but it will now do so via digital formats such as videos and online question-and-answer sessions.

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