CD Projekt RED Skipping PAX East 2020

CD Projekt RED Skipping PAX East 2020 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 February 2020 / 977 Views

Sony announced last week they will be cancelling their participation at PAX East, due to the coronavirus. Square Enix has also cancelled their Final Fantasy 14 panel and Capcom's Monster Hunter team cancelled their trip to the convention.

The NA Head of Communications for CD Projekt RED Stephanie Bayer via Twitter announced the developer will also be skipping the show. However, she hopes to still attend GDC. 

"I just found out my team is cancelling our PAX East trip so I will NOT be at PAX East as previously planned," said Bayer. "I should still be at GDC though!"

It was reported over the weekend that CD Projekt RED is now the second most valuable video game company in Europe, only behind Ubisoft. Their value has shot up from $6.8 billion (£5.2 billion) to $8 billion (£6.1 billion) in the last month. Ubisoft is currently valued at $9.6 billion (£7.4 billion).

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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DialgaMarine (on 26 February 2020)

CDPR must be afraid of MS and XSX too lol

HollyGamer (on 26 February 2020)

It seems it related to their country policy and visa as well. It's hard to travel Internationally in almost every country. Plus company take serious to their employee health and life. CDP, Sony or other company who take concern for their employee are good company.

think-man (on 26 February 2020)

Is there any point having the event this year anymore?

Bandorr (on 25 February 2020)

And PUBG. I'm starting to think these million and billion dollar companies know something I don't.. (I used a link last time if this gets duplicated).

Bandorr (on 25 February 2020)

And PUBG, I'm starting to think these million and billion dollar companies may know something..