is telling partner developers it’s not going to hold one of its . The publisher has had a June Direct to correspond with every year since 2013. And before that, it held annual stage presentations. But complications brought about from Japan’s work-from-home order as part of its attempts to mitigate COVID-19 are forcing Nintendo to push back its schedule.
Nintendo was putting together a June event. The company was lining up partners and was planning to unveil its first-party schedule for the rest of 2020. That included highlighting the Mario franchise’s 35th anniversary, which it’s going to celebrate with , according to various reports.
But now, the company is far less certain. If it holds another Direct, it may not come until the very