So we have just learned that in the absence of their annual BlizzCon fan event/exposition/game announcement/demo/rock concert/eardrum-damaging lobby party, Blizzard has settled on February 19-20 for an online edition of the show.
Big conventions are either delaying, canceling, or going fully online -- conventions like PaizoCon and the recently announced Homecon being fully online affairs now.
It's official: We're going to be experiencing one of the few years without a BlizzCon.
We’ve been wondering when we’d find out about the fate of BlizzCon 2020: Now Blizzard has announced the con is canceled
Update: Blizzard has officially announced that BlizzCon 2020 is canceled, though we may see a virtual event of some kind early next year.
BlizzCon -- Blizzard's annual celebration of its games and community of players -- is still up in the air this year, according to a recent blog post from the event's executive producer.
BlizzCon 2020 has happened around the usual time it has for the past several years.
My wife's a software engineer, and was recently informed that a large number of speakers at an upcoming industry event had all cancelled due to the concerns over COVID-19 (aka "the coronavirus").
I'm writing this from the Seattle Airport after having just spent a week in California.