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The world of mobile games is known for its rapid change, but the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has affected it in unprecedented ways.
From event cancellations to delayed production lines, all the way to rises and falls in the games people are playing, we’re covering everything that the outbreak is affecting in our industry on PocketGamer.biz.
There’s a lot of information out there, so we’re collecting all of our articles in one place so you can get all the latest stories, studies, and opinions quickly and easily. And we’ll update this article as new stories come in, so you’re always up-to-date.
For more information on Covid-19 itself, be sure to read the World Health Organisation’s website.
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