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GDC is streaming sessions for its cancelled event

GDC is streaming sessions for its cancelled event

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) will stream various talks that were scheduled for the event.

As revealed on GDC's website, various speakers have submitted recorded versions of their sessions for GDC.

The streamed talks will take place between 9am and 5pm PT from March 16th-to-20th. The Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards will be streamed on March 18th at 5pm Pacific Time.

"Thanks to submissions from many of the speakers who had talks planned for GDC 2020, we will be streaming recorded versions of their GDC sessions on the official GDC Twitch channel," said GDC.

"Streaming session content will be featured on March 16-20 from 9am to 5pm PT.

"In addition to select GDC 2020 talks, virtual awards ceremonies for The Independent Games Festival (IGF) and Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) will be streaming at 5pm PT (8pm ET) on Wednesday, March 18th."

It was confirmed that GDC was cancelled last month. Before its cancellation, several companies, including Electronic Arts and Kojima Productions dropped out of the event. Other events that have been chopped due to the outbreak include SXSW 2020, Game Connection America 2020 and Mojang's Minecraft Festival.

Reportedly, the ESA is set to cancel E3. In recent weeks, the trade body insisted the event would still take place despite Los Angeles entering a state of emergency.

Not only has the COVID-19 outbreak affected events, but it has also affected production lines such as Valve's for its Index VR kit. Furthermore, several companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Bungie and Google, have urged their employees to work from home.


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