first_img 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now. A year ago Meanwhile, HyperX still hasn’t put Street Fighter into the online schedule. Evo 2020 cancelledOrganizers pull the plug on July-August event in Las Vegas, plan an online replacementBrendan SinclairManaging EditorFriday 1st May 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareEvo 2020 organizers stuck to their plans for the Las Vegas fighting game tournament for weeks in the face of COVID-19, but finally relented today.The cancellation was announced in a post on the event’s official Twitter account.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “Due to COVID-19, we are sadly cancelling Evo 2020 at Mandalay Bay and refunding all purchased tickets… The health and well-being of our community is our highest priority. We hope everyone stays safe during this time.”Evo 2020 had been set for July 31 to August 2. Organizers are also planning an online replacement event this summer “to keep the Evo spirit alive.”After the postponement of GDC and the cancellation of E3, Evo 2020 organizers had originally planned to go ahead with the show, saying in mid-March that it was moving forward to hold the event as planned.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA Play Live set for July 22Formerly E3-adjacent event moves to take place a month and half after the ESA’s showBy Jeffrey Rousseau 2 hours agoGenesis Noir nabs four nominations in 2021 IGF AwardsOther games in the running for Seumas McNally Grand Prize include Paradise Killer, Teardown, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Umurani Generation, and SpiritfarerBy Brendan Sinclair 4 days agoLatest comments (1)Adam Krause Artistlast_img

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