Summer season Recreation Fest isn’t fairly E3 — which was unceremoniously canceled earlier this yr. But it surely’s turn out to be one of many yr’s huge sport occasions, and it’s kicking off with a livestream this afternoon.
Recreation Fest host Geoff Keighley has tried to set expectations for the present this yr, saying it received’t be crammed with “megaton shocks” and can contain largely identified titles. “We’ve obtained a few new sport bulletins within the present and hopefully some surprises if all the things holds. But it surely positively is a present that’s primarily targeted on stuff that’s introduced,” he stated in a Twitter Areas session.
When does Summer season Recreation Fest begin?
Summer season Recreation Fest’s livestream begins on Thursday, June ninth, at 11AM PT / 2PM ET.
The present can be instantly adopted by Day of the Devs: SGF Version, a separate showcase introduced by Double Tremendous and iam8bit.
The place can I watch Summer season Recreation Fest?
What are we anticipating?
Based mostly on Keighley’s description, we’re anticipating an early demo of The Callisto Protocol, a sci-fi horror sport from the creators of the unique Lifeless Area. He additionally stated viewers would see a stage playthrough from Name of Obligation: Trendy Warfare II, which is set to launch in October, and he confirmed appearances from Gotham Knights and Cuphead: The Scrumptious Final Course.
Unofficially, there are additionally rumors of a brand new Hideo Kojima sport — which could, based mostly on a leak that Kojima Productions apparently requested a reporter to take down, be a horror title known as Overdose. However given Keighley’s warning towards anticipating “megaton shocks,” it’s an extended shot.