Another nine exhibitors have pulled out of GAMA Expo, bringing the total number of companies no longer planning to participate to 16, the organization announced today. Four companies from the waiting list have decided to exhibit, with others still considering participation. The total number of exhibitors as of today is now 179, up from 151 last year, Executive Director John Stacy told ICv2.

The nine exhibitors that have pulled out since the first round of announcements are:

  • Bushiroad
  • Cascade Games/Judge Academy
  • Crystal Caste
  • Flying Frog Productions
  • Magazine Exchange
  • Micro Art Studio
  • Nord Games
  • Universal Distribution
  • Wolf Lord Games

The initial group of withdrawals included hobby game giant Wizards of the Coast, distributors Southern Hobby Distribution and GTS Distribution, and others (see “WotC, GTS, Southern Hobby, More Pull Out of GAMA Expo Over Coronavirus Fears”).

The new exhibitors now planning to participate are:

  • Bridge Fulfillment
  • City of Games
  • Hub Games
  • Indie Press Revolution

Five exhibitors have increased their booth size to use some of the newly available space.