PUBG Corp, CD Projekt Red Won't Attend PAX East Due to Coronavirus Outbreak. PUBG Corp and CD Projekt Red are added to list of cancellations for PAX East, which was scheduled for February 27 in Boston. the previous cited concerns over coronavirus for cancelling their participation in the event. CD Projekt Red, PUBG Corp will skip PAX East 2020. Both have cited coronavirus as the reason for cancelling. Thatgamecompany will also back out of the event.

PUBG Corp and CD Projekt Red are added to list of cancellations for PAX East, which was scheduled for February 27 in Boston. the previous cited concerns over coronavirus for cancelling their participation in the event. CD Projekt Red's communications lead, Stephanie Bayer, reportedly cited identical reason for skipping out on PAX East through a tweet which has since been removed. Stephanie did state that she will presumably attend the game Developers Conference (GDC) scheduled from March 16 in San Francisco .

PrimaGames received an email from PUBG Corp regarding their cancellation for PAX East also as GDC 2020. “In an update from the recent invite, PUBG Corporation has decided to cancel its presence at PAX also as GDC 2020 due to the continued spread of coronavirus. Unfortunately, this implies that we'll not be hosting the planned happy hour at Rosa Mexicano this Friday,” the mail read. It added that PUBG Corp will be rescheduling the upcoming event “once the coronavirus is in check and travel returns to normal.”

Stephanie Bayer, who is the NA Head of Communications at CD Projekt Red, took to Twitter and shared that her team won't be present at PAX East. She then clarified that CDPR's presence at the event was planned as “more fun and hangs versus official biz.” in a response to an issue regarding CyberPunk being shown at PAX, Stephanie revealed that CDPR wasn't planning to show CyberPunk at the event, and it was alleged to be mostly CDPR staff. While the communications head didn't state the reason for the cancellation, GameSpot reported that one of Bauer's tweets confirmed coronavirus to be the reason for not attending. That tweet has now been removed.

Thatgamecompany, an independent American computer game developer, also announced through its Twitter handle that it'll not be attending PAX East due to coronavirus.

PUBG Corp, CD Projekt Red, and Thatgamecompany have joined Sony, Square Enix, Capcom, and other companies that have opted out of PAX East.
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