This 12 months’s Sport Builders Convention in San Francisco has been postponed, the organisers introduced tonight. GDC 2020 was was resulting from run March 16-20 in San Francisco with lots of of periods and tens of hundreds attending. The organisers say it’s postponed, not cancelled, they usually “absolutely intend to host a GDC occasion later in the summertime.” This isn’t a giant shock. Corporations including Blizzard, Microsoft, Epic Video games, Sony, Unity, Amazon, and Fb/Oculus had already pulled out of GDC as a precautionary measure in opposition to the brand new coronavirus going spherical. The mayor of San Francisco has (unrelated to GDC) declared an area emergency too. GDC move refunds are on provide, and a grassroots effort is forming to assist marginalised builders who’ve blown treasured cash on attending.