PlayStation has actually revealed it is withdrawing from its scheduled look at PAX East next week due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (referred to as unique coronavirus). The slate of playable games was initially set to consist of The Last of United States Part II, Final Dream VII Remake, Personality 5 Royal, Iron Guy VR, and more.
You can see PlayStation’s full declaration surrounding its decision below as posted on PlayStation Blog Site.
” Today, Sony Interactive Home entertainment made the decision to cancel its involvement at PAX East in Boston this year due to increasing concerns associated with COVID-19 (likewise referred to as “novel coronavirus”). We felt this was the most safe alternative as the scenario is altering daily. We are dissatisfied to cancel our involvement in this event, however the health and safety of our global labor force is our highest issue.”.
The Last of United States Part II designer Naughty Canine likewise launched the following declaration on Twitter:
We’re so sad to have to miss PAX East! We were really looking forward to meeting you and seeing your reactions to the demo. Although we know this makes the wait until May 29 a bit harder, we appreciate your understanding. Don’t worry, we’ll have more to share closer to launch. https://t.co/tIJ0Z7Ztcs
— Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) February 19, 2020
This isn’t the first circumstances of coronavirus affecting the games market. Previously this month, Private Division revealed a hold-up in the Change version of The External Worlds, and Bloomberg reports Nintendo might be dealing with Change lacks due to the infection.
PAX East is set to occur in Boston, Mass. from February 27 to March 1.
[Source: PlayStation Blog]