The EGX Digital will be live from September 12 to 20, with free access to game lovers after its organizer, ReedPop canceled it due to the global COVID-19 pandemReedPop ic.
The biggest gaming event in the United Kingdom was scheduled to hold in London from September 17 to 20 but is now canceled for free access, throwing its free for the game lovers.
This means that the event will be coming up a few days earlier than the physical event initially scheduled. Meanwhile, there may be a need to buy tickets for some parts of the event that will be available across three continents.
Those that will be getting refund includes EGX Rezzed customers, whose tickets have been transferred over to EGX 2020. This also includes those with tickets to Jesse Cox and OX. The organizers, according to reports, will be refunding them automatically in the next few weeks.
ReedPop, in its statement, expressed sadness that it could not hold the event as planned but promised to provide fans with the gaming content they love. According to the statement, the EGX Digital will now hold from 12 – 20 September for 24/7 video game fun.
Top features that participants can look forward to in the show include landmark sessions with panels, developers, and playable games.
As part of the event, there will be Let’s Play content session that will feature some of the biggest names in gaming, new indie titles, and then meet-and-greets.
Speaking on the development, EGX event director David Lilley said their working relationship with PAX is the huge advantage of a global event that can run 24/7. He added that the event would feature brilliant new content and contributions from ReedPop editorial brands, which include Eurogamer, VG247, games industry, Dicebreaker, biz, and Rock Paper Shotgun.
Used to be known as Eurogamer Expo, the EGX was first organized in 2008 as part of the London Games Festival, and 4,000 people attended then; it has now grown into its expo, with 80,000 people attending the 2017 edition of the event.