Only days after the CTA reported designs to have the CES 2021 as an online occasion next January. The coordinators of the yearly gaming-related exhibition, Game Developers Conference (GDC), has uncovered something comparable for GDC 2021. As per an official public statement on Wednesday. GDC 2021 will run from July 19-23 in San Fransisco, California. However as a ‘half and half’ occasion on account of the pandemic. The coordinators likewise uncovered another structure for virtual and physical GDC occasions for the remainder of 2020 and 2021.
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According to the new plan, “GDC 2021 will be … a hybrid event taking place physically in San Francisco with a robust virtual offering. This will take place from Monday, July 19th through Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and online”. The organizers will apparently offer attendees “a choice of attendance options and possibilities for GDC” in the coming events, starting with the 2021 event.
In addition to GDC, a set of virtual GDC ‘Master Classes’ will launch in late 2020. “These masterclasses will be day-long and multi-day virtual workshops featuring deep-dive looks at particular aspects of the game development craft”, said the organizers. Finally, a week-long single-track ‘GDC Community Celebration’ will run from March 1-5 with a whole host of streaming content, including behind-the-scenes lectures on top games of the past year and more.
The declaration comes at the finish of GDC Summer, the first completely virtual GDC occasion, which ran from August 4-6. Initially set to occur from March 16-20 in San Francisco, California. GDC 2020 was deferred to August in view of the pandemic.