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GDC 2020 is officially postponed following coronavirus concerns

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Multiple companies dropped out of the conference in the past couple of weeks.What you need to knowThe Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced it was postponing its event in San Francisco in March.Multiple large companies pulled out this week, including Microsoft and Epic Games.Another GDC event will be held in the summer.After weeks of speculation, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced Friday that it'll be postponing this year's event in San Francisco.The move comes after multiple large companies pulled out this week, citing fears surrounding the coronavirus. Sony and Facebook were two of the first to announce they weren't attending. Just today, Activision Blizzard, Amazon, and Gearbox announced they were pulling out."After close consultation with our partners in the game development industry and community around the world, we've made the difficult decision to postpone the Game Developers Conference this March," the organizati…

Working for Microsoft Xbox games flow right to your browser

Microsoftis developingtechnologythat transmitsXbox gamesonPC browsers. if a new report byveteranjournalistBradSamsMicrosoftNeowinis correct.OneBothXboxandXbox 360 gamesaresupposedto workwith the service,which can be accessedthroughInternetExplorerorChrome.


Last year,Microsofthasitusedthe effervescentpower of the cloudto showHalo 4is running on aWindowsPhone, among other devices. Thisbrowser-basedsolution isapparentlythe continuation of thisresearch, as wellas usefor a hugeinfrastructureofMicrosoftAzurecloud.

According toSams,"Xbox 360offeredthe full experience, includingthe dashboardrunsin the browsertoo ...The product, as itisright now,has theXboxbrand andworksoutside the wallsofMicrosoft."

Another source saidSamsexperiencewill provide60 framesper second, which is more than Ican sayfor mostXbox360 andXboxOnegames.


The fact thatMicrosoftis entering thestreamingspaceisnot a big surprise. OnLivehasbroadcastgameson multiple platformsfor years,Steamnow allowshomestreamingPC games,N…