Published on June 16th, 2020 | by gareth0
PAX West 2020 Cancelled: PAX Online Announced
As expected PAX West will not happen in 2020 but they do have an interesting replacement idea which follows what various companies did after E3 was called off.
The full release is below.
In our previous post, we explained that while we still had hoped to bring you PAX West this year, protecting the safety and health of our community is our highest priority. The more we worked on a solution, the more it became clear that if we really wanted to welcome everybody home, we’d have to remove the physical barriers entirely, and simply take PAX Online.
Going digital means a lot more than just a change in venue though, and by transcending the physical, in fact, we’re able to do more PAX than ever before!
PAX Online is the result of the convention-organizing supergroup made up of the people responsible for PAX West, PAX Australia, as well as our new friends at EGX to create our new PAX Online and deliver a steady 24/7 stream of content, events, discussions, and gameplay.
Oh, and did we say 24/7 We actually meant 24/9, because we’re going to be running this virtual shindig for nine straight days, from September 12th through the 20th.
We’re sure you have questions, and you should! We waited this long to announce so that we could offer these pre-emptive answers to how, exactly, we’re going to pull this off: