Where to watch Summer Game Fest and Not-E3 2022 livestream news events

Just because E3 2022 isn’t happening officially doesn’t mean game developers and publishers are skipping out on a summer full of announcements. Microsoft, Capcom, Netflix, Devolver Digital, and many others have stepped in to fill the void, with the Geoff Keighley-led Summer Game Fest kicking off a week of livestreaming events showcasing hundreds of new and upcoming games.

A few major game publishers have already signaled that they won’t hold an E3-style showcase during this time. Electronic Arts and Ubisoft have already ruled out doing their respective events, EA Play and Ubisoft Forward, in June. Nintendo, as Nintendo does, is still a wild card. The company has not announced a Nintendo Direct for June … yet.

Here’s a breakdown of the colloquially known “Not-E3” schedule so far, and what to expect from each show.

Thursday, June 9

Summer Game Fest

11 a.m. PDT/2 p.m. EDT

The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley and friends promise a “cross-industry showcase of announcements and games” during Thursday’s stream. Confirmed to appear at the Summer Game Fest kickoff livestream are Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Gotham Knights, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, and The Callisto Protocol. The show, which is expected to run between 90 minutes and two hours, will feature “a couple of new game announcements” and some surprises, Keighley said. But he cautioned that Summer Games Fest will primarily focus on “stuff that is announced,” so keep your lofty expectations in check.

Where to watch: YouTube | Twitch | Twitter | Facebook

Day of the Devs: SGF Edition Showcase

Immediately following the Summer Game Fest livestream will be a new showcase from iam8bit and Double Fine Productions, where the focus will be on new and announced indie games. The Day of the Devs showcase will reveal a new game from Monument Valley developer Ustwo games alongside new trailers, updates, and game announcements.

Where to watch: YouTube | Twitch | Twitter | Facebook

Devolver Direct 2022

3 p.m. PDT/6 p.m. EDT

Expect hijinks, game announcements, and probably a few gallons of fake blood during Devolver Digital’s annual … thing that they do. Here’s the official description: “A clueless team of Devolver Digital execs, scrambling to produce a presentation, accidentally trigger a reality-bending, industry-wide event that threatens the very fabric of video game time and space.” In reality, Devolver will likely show some cool game trailers.

Where to watch: YouTube | Twitch | Twitter | Facebook

Friday, June 10

IGN Expo

9 a.m. PDT/12 p.m. EDT

Details are still scant, but IGN’s livestream promises “new announcements, never-before-seen gameplay, and exclusive gaming reveals.”

Where to watch: YouTube | Twitch | Twitter | Facebook

Netflix Geeked Week Games Showcase

10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT

Netflix is rolling out Geeked Week content all week, but Friday will highlight the streamer’s gaming-related content, including The Cuphead Show, Sonic Prime, Dota: Dragon’s Blood, and Tekken: Bloodline. It will also focus on Netflix’s games initiative, with “more than 10 Netflix

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E3 2022: what to assume from Summer season Match Fest

Formal E3 is cancelled for 2022, and it absolutely sure feels like it could be useless for authentic this time, but the E3 routine lives on in spirit as key publishers host their very own unbiased livestreams. Along with them are team situations like the Summer months Match Fest and our very own Computer system Gaming Present bringing even a lot more announcements. There are nevertheless loads of forthcoming online games this 12 months to look ahead to and we will be acquiring to see a lot of them this summer season.

So considerably, the ‘E3 schedule’ for 2022 appears to be like it will be a large amount additional manageable than the very last few many years. In 2020 and 2021 activities had been distribute out, creating it hard to hold monitor of when to tune into the game titles and publishers you had been actually interested in week-by-week. So significantly for the 2022 plan, early June is the time to observe. Publisher showcases may wind up having dispersed throughout the summer as they’re introduced, though, and we will maintain monitor of all the days and occasions you have to have to know proper right here.

This is the creating ‘E3’ routine 2022 and Summertime Sport Fest program:

‘E3’ 2022 timetable: livestreams to watch

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Xbox & Bethesda

Livestream: Sunday, June 12 at 10am Pacific / 1pm Jap / 6pm BST on Twitch and YouTube

What to assume:
Now that Xbox Online games and Bethesda are below the identical Microsoft roof, they’ve also paired up for a summertime showcase. Between the two, there are a good deal of large games we will want to listen to about. With its launch day incoming, this is probably when we’ll get a real appear at Starfield. From Microsoft, there are all types of other probably attendees: continued updates on Minecraft and Halo Infinite together with probable appears at Obsidian’s new RPG Avowed or possibly Fable 4.

Computer system Gaming Exhibit

Livestream: Sunday, June 12, time TBA on Twitch and YouTube.

What to assume: 
Oh, the Personal computer Gaming Demonstrate? Yup, we are coming again this summer much too with a different showcase of never ever-ahead of-found gameplay footage from approaching games. As in past many years, we’ll be producing video game reveals and talking with developers in the course of the clearly show far too. You can hope a combine of huge reveals from game sequence you know and smaller sized games that may perhaps be the next indie strike.

Long term Video games Show

Livestream: Sunday, June 12, time TBA on Twitch and YouTube.

What to assume:
Our friends at Gamesradar are also hosting the yearly Upcoming Games Exhibit on June 12, which will concentrate on games of all platforms compared with our Pc-unique demonstrate. They will also be sharing to start with-expose footage of online games from large publishers together with bulletins from smaller builders.

Summer months Game Fest

Livestream: TBA on Twitch

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