ReedPop and Penny Arcade have confirmed that PAX East 2021 will not be capable of happen this yr, however the enjoyable continues due to the return of PAX On-line.
Whereas bodily occasions are nonetheless inconceivable because of the present local weather, PAX On-line hopes to interact with followers “in new methods”, together with an Indie Showcase that’ll happen between now and the occasion’s begin on fifteenth July. PAX Occasion Director, Kyle Marsden-Kish, has shared the next assertion:
In gentle of ongoing public well being considerations, ReedPop and Penny Arcade won’t maintain PAX East this yr. Given the US’ progress in direction of addressing COVID-19 in latest months, we’re cautiously optimistic PAX West and PAX Unplugged will proceed as deliberate with in-person festivities Sept. 3-6 and Dec. 10-12, respectively.
Since we will not wait till September to reconnect with the great PAX group, PAX On-line will return July 15-18. We hope to construct on the success of final yr’s record-breaking occasion and likewise interact with our group in new methods, such because the Indie Showcase that can happen between now and PAX On-line. Anticipate to listen to extra about these thrilling plans quickly.
After all, PAX On-line labored as a really welcome various final September. You would possibly do not forget that we at Nintendo Life held our very personal Indie Highlight as a part of the celebrations, which appeared to go down a deal with.
ReedPop and Penny Arcade say that they’re persevering with to watch the state of affairs surrounding the pandemic and look ahead to returning to a bodily occasion in Boston in 2022.