PAX East will not go ahead this yr, the occasion’s organizers, ReedPop and Penny Arcade, introduced on Monday. That is regardless of a later than ordinary begin date to account for the pandemic. The preliminary plan was to carry the expo between June third and sixth in Boston. Realizing the state of affairs, organizers did not promote any tickets or exhibitor spots.
In mild of ongoing public well being issues, ReedPop and Penny Arcade won’t maintain PAX East this yr. Given the US’ progress in direction of addressing COVID-19 in current months, we’re cautiously optimistic West & Unplugged will proceed in-person festivities Sept 3-6 and Dec 10-12.
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ReedPop and Penny Arcade say they’re “cautiously optimistic” PAX West and PAX Unplugged will have the ability to proceed as deliberate. The 2 occasions are at present scheduled for September third to sixth and December tenth to twelfth, respectively. “We’ll solely transfer ahead with a dwell PAX as soon as we’re assured the present will likely be protected for everybody,” the group mentioned. The hope is PAX will have the ability to return to Boston in 2022. Within the meantime, the plan is to carry one other PAX On-line. This yr, it would kick on July fifteenth and run by way of to the 18th, with extra particulars to come back quickly.