After the Tokyo Game Show 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19, the organizers today announced the Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online. We have summarized the first details for you.
In the past few months, the outbreak of the coronavirus meant that various major events in the video game industry had to be canceled or at least delayed.
This year’s event included the Tokyo Game Show, the most important Japanese fair for consumer electronics. After the physical edition of the Tokyo Game Show 2020 had to be canceled, the organizer in charge in the form of the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association announced today that the TGS 2020 will take place in an online version on its official website.
The online event will be held from September 23 to 27, 2020. According to official information, players can look forward to various presentations and new announcements. In addition to smaller indie studios, large publishers will also be involved. The streaming programs and videos created by the Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online attendees will be broadcast on the event’s official channels.
However, according to the organizers, it will not remain with the presentation or unveiling of games. E-sports tournaments, online discussion groups and more were also held out to the viewers. Further details on the content and participants of the online event will follow in the coming months.
Finally, it was emphasized that all content of the event will be made available free of charge.