Introducing @summergamefest, a new season of news, in-game events, and playable content from the entire video game industry. May – August 2020, and a developer showcase with @iam8bit too. See you soon! https://t.co/Hp7WuLrjXk pic.twitter.com/DashSP4Q5I
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) May 1, 2020
As well as strict news, Keighley’s festival will offer “in-game events, playable; content and demos of select titles” as well as a number of announcements that are yet to be revealed. Playable game festivals from Steam and Xbox are expected to arrive soon, and the festival will incorporate panels and interviews with prolific developers and publishers in the games industry.
You can check out the Summer Game Fest website here, where you can sign up to be notified when the content schedule goes live.We at IGN will be running our own Summer of Gaming showcase in June, featuring live broadcasts and on-demand programming featuring IGN’s editorial coverage of the work of game developers from around the world.
With E3 2020 cancelled, IGN has a suite of programming planned to kick off in early June. It includes publisher presentations with IGN pre- and post-discussions, remote developer interviews, hands-on demos and preview impressions, gameplay, and news segments recapping the biggest announcements.
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