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Square Enix responds to E3 2020 cancellation

Square Enix has released a statement responding to the cancellation of E3 2020.

“As the world has echoed and united, nothing is more important than protecting the health and well-being of our employees and their families, our partners, and unquestionably, our fans,” it begins. “We support the ESA’s decision to cancel E3 2020 and send our strongest heartfelt appreciation to everyone that works tirelessly to bring unforgettable games and experiences to E3.”

The statement continues to express sadness and assert that it’s 2020 lineup is “stronger than ever” but doesn’t go as far as to detail how Square Enix will show off upcoming titles now that E3 2020 is off the table.

We’ll update you as we learn more. Already, Xbox, Ubisoft and Devolver have announced digital press conferences in place of E3 2020.


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