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Sega of America to Continue Operating With Staff Working From Home

Another day, one other coronavirus-related event within the video games business. As we get deeper into the COVID-19 pandemic, everybody must make adjustments to regulate. That contains corporations, each by way of impacted operations, but additionally making certain employees security as a lot as attainable. Many corporations which have extra conventional, in-house working environments have been transitioning to earn a living from home expertise so of us can preserve their jobs regardless of having to remain inside. To that impact, Sega of America has launched a public-facing assertion from CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki concerning the corporate’s plans throughout this occasion.

A message from SEGA of America CEO, Tatsuyuki Miyazaki: pic.twitter.com/BH4WOq6lnL

— SEGA (@SEGA) March 21, 2020

The assertion reads as you’d in all probability count on, particularly should you’ve been maintaining with information and comparable statements from different corporations and organizations. Sega of America’s Miyazaki famous that the video games business has been hit onerous resulting from occasions like E3 and GDC being canceled or disrupted, but additionally acknowledged that Sega nonetheless hopes to proceed working and dealing with its companions to maintain the content material flowing.

The assertion ended with a promise that Sega has new surprises in retailer for followers, which likely include a certain blue hedgehog. Between E3 2020 being canceled and the annual SXSW Sonic panel out of commission too, there may be in all probability plenty of news ready to roll.

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