Discover now all the initial information, around the Summer Game Fest, the new rendez-vous digital, that will aim to reveal the future of gaming !
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For all fans of video games, this is the time for you to prepare. Because yes, in this week of 4 may 2020, it is the launch of the Summer Game Fest. In other words, it is the launch of a great event that will last four months and which will be dedicated to video games. As for this week, many rendez-vous digital will take place in may, June, July and August to keep the players aware of the news of the video game and its future. We already know that this event will aim to replace the E3 that was forced to be cancelled due to the crisis of the Covid-19. But the event could also replace the Gamescom in August. Because yes, with the Summer Game Fest, we leave for a four-month celebration around the video game !
A summer under the sign of the next-gen !
After the cancellation of E3, then the E3 Online, it is once again the producer Geoff Keighley that we have to this initiative and this appointment will last 4 months (all of it). From may until August, it is all a part of the video game industry, who will gather to make announcements, present games and to unveil the future of the video game. All, of course, under the sign of the next-gen. The Xbox Series X as well as the PS5 should be primarily at the heart of this event.
Welcome to @summergamefest a 4-month long, industry-wide celebration of gaming. All the news you've been waiting for, playable content, in-game events, and more from the video game industry. Get ready: https://t.co/gO9QVWnsZd pic.twitter.com/VbnD4xk3wz
— Summer Game Fest (@summergamefest) May 1, 2020
The Summer Game Fest is expected to bring a lot of surprises with the ads, but also events in the games already available and the launch of new games… live !
“Our goal is to have a pipeline digital fully functional for demos, the gameplay on all the platforms […] so that we can give the fans more opportunities to play – that means demos, but also more events in the game, launches, live games etc…”.
Geoff Keighley, Producer of the Summer Game Fest
Launch of phase 01 !
This week is the launch of phase 01. On Thursday, 7 may 2020, Microsoft starts the hostilities with the first Inside Xbox dedicated Xbox Series X with the first footage of gameplay from next-gen. This will then be many events that will be organized (we do not yet know how these will be). Anyway, we know that this Summer Game Fest will be entitled to several phases with different participants. As you say, that the first phase already gives really want.
The first line-up brings together 16 players of the industry, therefore, 2K Games (Mafia, BioShock), Activision (Crash Bandicoot, Call of Duty), Namco Bandai (Dragon Ball Z), Bethesda (Fallout, The Elder Scrolls), Blizzard (Overwatch, Diablo, World of Warcraft), Bungie (Destiny), CD Projekt Red (CyberPunk 2077), Digital Extremes (Bioshock), Electronic Arts (FIFA, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order), PlayStation (PS5), Private Division (The Outer Worlds), Riot Games (League of Legends, Valorant), Square Enix (Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider), Steam, Warner Bros (RPG Harry Potter, LEGO, Batman), and Xbox (Xbox Series X).
Unfortunately, we do not know to this day how many phases there will be. We also do not know how long the phase 01 will last. But in any case, this first phase which will start on may 7 next has of what to seduce us. There are large chances that this happens in two or three phases.
Of course, you can count on Presse-citron to watch live coverage of each event and provide you with all the information of these upcoming appointments !
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