[ Park Yeo-jin reporter] On the 29th, a large-scale pressure disaster in Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, has been cautious by canceling or reducing offline events scheduled for the game industry.
According to the game industry on the 31st, Riot Games is discussing whether the League of Legends World Championship (Rolled Cup) finals are scheduled for 9 am on November 6th. Earlier, the company was planning to expand the size of the view by expanding the CGV theater at the Roll Park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, ahead of the final at the San Francisco Chase Center. The company plans to formally announce whether to hold and schedule after meetings.
Nixon played the 'Nixon 2022 Preview' event, which was intended to be held at the Grand Hyatt Seoul Grand Ballroom for the media on the 2nd ahead of G-Star 2022. Nixon said, We decided to postpone the meeting to participate in the national mourning atmosphere caused by the accident in Taejon.
NC soft decided to reduce some field events such as 'Doll Mask Photo Time' at the pop-up store 'Yogurt' pop-up store held at Hyundai Department Store Inchon by November 8th. Earlier, Pokémon Korea stopped the 'National Pokémon GO Challenge', which was scheduled to be held in Taejon at 1 pm on the 30th.
Game-related festivals were also braked. In particular, the G-Star Organizing Committee is planning to make a special safety before the G-Star 2022, which was scheduled to be held in BEX CO, Susan on the 17th of next month.
The G-Star Organizing Committee said, We can discuss with Susan City to reduce events and programs that are likely to be concentrated in population. The G-Star Organizing Committee will discuss detailed plans such as placement of safety management personnel through inspection meetings with firefighting and police authorities on the 3rd.
The 2022 Game Culture Festival (GCF) is also discussing whether to proceed and schedule. This year, GCF was scheduled to be held in Yon gin Overland from the 4th to 30th of next month under the Korea Creative Content Agency. An official from the Korea Creative Content Agency said, We will have to proceed after the national mourning period (designated until November 5), and we plan to discuss it by focusing on the cultural value of the game rather than the festival.
An official of the industry said, After the distance is released, the year-end game companies are now embarrassed and cautious about the unexpected disaster and mourning atmosphere while actively planning and holding the event and offline events. I see it.
Meanwhile, as the national mourning period was designated until the 5th of next month after the disaster, major game companies decided to end early in the game in the game, which was planned and conducted.