The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) announced that Tokyo Game Show 2020 is officially cancelled. The cancellation decision is made following the outbreak of the pandemic. Tokyo Game Show 2020 is previously planned to be held on September 20th until 27th. However, worry not! The event will still be held online. Further announcement will be revealed late May 2020.
Here is the official announcement:
“TOKYO GAME SHOW 2020 (TGS2020), scheduled to be held from September 24 (Thu.) to 27 (Sun.), 2020, is now planned to take place online. TGS2020, which is usually held at Makuhari Messe, is cancelled. TGS2020 is organized by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA, Chairman: Hideki Hayakawa) and co-organized by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (President & CEO: Naoto Yoshida) and Dentsu Inc. (Representative Director: Hiroshi Igarashi)
Due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on a global scale and the situation remains unpredictable in Japan as well, the organizer and the co-organizers have reached this decision after a long consideration to place the utmost priority on the health and safety of visitors, exhibitors and stakeholders. We ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
More information will be announced as needed on the official website ( https://tgs.cesa.or.jp/en/ ) and press releases from late May.”
We will keep you updated with Tokyo Game Show 2020 which was planned to be held in Makuhari Messe in Chiba from September 20th until 27th.