E3 is sort of upon us, and so is not-E3. We’re lastly getting an thought of what to anticipate from Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest with the reveal of Kick Off Live!, a two-hour broadcast that I’ll by no means once more write the exclamation level for. No particular bulletins have been made for who might be on this opening broadcast, but over 30 companion publishers have been introduced for Summer Game Fest as a complete.

Summer Game Fest’s Kick Off Live present will broadcast on Thursday, June 10 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7pm BST. The present might be round two hours and have over a dozen premieres together with each new video games and new footage from beforehand introduced titles, Keighley says on Twitter. Also, Weezer might be there to “debut a brand new, stream safe game soundtrack song”.

The massive record of publishers becoming a member of Summer Game Fest embody 2K, 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, and Xbox.

Yes, Bandai Namco is on the record. No, we don’t know if Elden Ring might be there. Yes, the Elden Ring subreddit is already having a time.

Note that each one these names are hooked up to Summer Game Fest as a complete – they received’t essentially be at Kick Off Live, although many actually will. The Day of the Devs indie showcase may even be a part of Kick Off Live.

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Keighley says the remaining occasions for Summer Game Fest will “mostly be focused in June”, and can embody occasions and streams from numerous publishers. Of course, that’ll intersect with the E3 2021 schedule – E3 correct begins on June 12, simply a few days after Kick Off Live. If you’re in search of upcoming PC games, there’s about to be a complete lot of stories coming your method.

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