10 Jun 2021 10:27 AM +00:00

Summer Games Fest 2021 - Schedule, Dates, Publishers, Games, And How To Watch.

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Having been a prominent figure at E3 since its inception, last year saw prominent journalist Geoff Keighley launch the inaugural Summer Game Fest. Working with major publishers, this went on between May to August 2020 and was largely well received.

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This year, it's back once again but - having taken onboard feedback from last year - Keighley's containing this to a single month, beginning in June. Alongside E3 2021, it's a strong month for reveals, and here's what you need to know about this upcoming event.

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Schedule

Starting on June 10, Geoff Keighley confirmed Summer Games Fest begins with "KICKOFF LIVE!" . Musical performances from Weezer, Japanese Breakfast and Sonic Symphony are expected, alongside a new Day of the Devs with iam8bit, and "30+ games" are being shown, confirmed to be a "combination of new game reveals [and] long-awaited updates". That'll last for around 2 hours.

Keighley's also appearing during Netflix Geeked for Summer Games Fest, debuting new TV shows and films based off games. Here's what we know about the schedule so far:

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Confirmed Publishers

  • Activision
  • Amazon Games
  • Annapurna Interactive
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Battlestate Games
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • CAPCOM
  • Devolver Digital
  • Dotemu
  • Electronic Arts
  • Epic Games
  • Finji
  • Frontier
  • Gearbox Publishing
  • Hi-Rez Studios
  • Inner Sloth
  • Koch Media
  • Mediatonic
  • MiHoYo
  • PlayStation
  • Psyonix
  • Raw Fury
  • Riot Games
  • Saber Interactive
  • SEGA
  • Steam
  • SQUARE ENIX
  • Tribeca Festival
  • Tencent Games
  • Warner Bros. Games
  • Ubisoft
  • Wizards of the Coast
  • Xbox
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Confirmed Games

So far, we've not seen many specific games confirmed to appear. Devolver Digital revealed they'd have updates for Phantom Abyss, Death’s Door, and Shadow Warrior 3, alongside four new game reveals.

Geoff Keighley has separately confirmed “more than a dozen” world premieres are planned during KICKOFF LIVE! too. One of these is rumoured to be a Borderlands spin-off called Wonderlands, which is reportedly being revealed on June 10.

How To Watch

Summer Game Fest will be viewable on all major livestream platforms, including Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

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