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dhCenter member Yannick Rochat, a researcher in the EPFL College of Humanities and at UNIL Gamelab, was interviewed by Swiss Public Radio, RTS on July 6th about the growing phenomenon of virtual concerts via video games like Fortnite or Minecraft.

With many music festivals and concerts having been cancelled due to COVID-19, RTS reports an increase in virtual concerts hosted via video games like Fortnite and Minecraft. Although not a new phenomenon, Rochat gives his expert perspective on its increasingly popularity in this radio interview with RTS journalist Miruna Coca-Cozma.

Listen to the full interview (in French): RTS Vertigo (6 July, 2020). « Explosion de concerts virtuels dans les jeux Minecraft et Fortnite »

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