Swine Flu May Impact Capcom’s E3

Just when you thought the swine flu panic was winding down, Develop reports that the virus may impact Capcom’s scheduled E3 appearance.

Japan, which has seen a recent jump in swine flu cases, has been closing schools in Hyogo and Osaka prefectures at the request of the government. The outbreak could keep Japanese employees of the Resident Evil publisher away from E3:

Capcom has told Develop that its Japanese arm remains undecided on whether it will be attending the upcoming E3 event in Los Angeles. The publisher has stated however that it will still have a presence at the event with US and UK teams attending…

A spokesperson for Capcom… stated that Japan’s tough travel regulations has impacted on Capcom Japan’s options for E3…

Capcom did however clarify that it will still have a big presence at E3… “The show is in Los Angeles and we have offices in America, so E3 is still on” the spokesperson added.

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