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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Rolling Hills Estates, California – March 30, 2020 -- Rolling Hills Estates, California – March 30, 2020 -- Due to the global pandemic of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Arc System Works America, Inc. (Minoru Kidooka, CEO), has decided to cancel ARC WORLD TOUR 2020 in its entirety.

The health of our competitors, staff members and community members is our top priority. This decision also comes at the face of increased difficulty in facilitating a fair competition throughout the tour. We regret to inform those who have been eagerly anticipating this tour of its cancellation. We thank you for your understanding. 

We will be making decisions regarding future ARC WORLD TOUR events (2021) based on global conditions as Coronavirus news develops.

ARCREVO Japan 2020 and ARC WORLD TOUR 2020 Finals are under discussion to be held as independent events, with participants’ safety as our top priority. Please wait for further announcements on these details.

■Changes as a result of the ARC WORLD TOUR Cancellation

The changes below will occur due to the cancellation of this year’s World Tour:

▼ARCREVO Japan 2020

Planned for July 18th, 2020. As stated above, this event is under discussion to be held as an independent event.


▼ARC WORLD TOUR 2020 Finals

This event was slated to take place in Los Angeles, CA. at the end of the year. As stated above, the plan is to hold an independent event within the same timeframe. 


▼ARCREVO Korea 2020 and DAREDEVIL Events

Cancelled entirely.

▼Online Tournaments

We are planning to facilitate this event independent of the world tour. 

▼ARC WORLD Tour Points(AWTP)

No AWTP will be rewarded at Premiere Tournaments, DAREDEVIL Events, or any online tournaments.

We sincerely apologize to our fans, players, sponsors, and supporting tournament organizers. Thank you for your understanding.


PR Contact:

Michael Engler 

Senior Marketing Manager 

email: [email protected]