Calendar of digital gaming events for summer 2020

Given the circumstances surrounding the current COVID-19 pandemic, organizers must cancel major conventions and exhibitions and, like E3, Gamescom and Tokyo Game Show, many publishers, developers and event organizers have turned to events digital to get the latest news on video games. The. Whether you’re talking about platform-specific storefronts, publisher-driven feeds, or even third-party-facilitated programs, the industry has a lot to wait for in the months to come.

Check out the full calendar of digital events for summer 2020 below, and be sure to bookmark this page and come back as more events will be added in the coming weeks!


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June 4

PlayStation 5: The future of gaming – 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET
What it is:
Sony is finally going to draw the curtain on its PlayStation 5 console. This digital presentation, which should last “a little over an hour”, will focus on PlayStation 5 games. ‘an ongoing series on PlayStation 5 and that even after this digital event, he will have much more to share.
Where to look: PlayStation on Twitch

IGN Games summer kickoff – TBD
What it is: The official start of IGNThe Summer of Gaming virtual event. This free digital event will include more than three weeks of exclusive programming and world premieres of highly anticipated gameplay titles. In addition to presenting various games and announcements, IGN raises funds to support the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 5

IGN Expo Day 1 – To be determined
What it is: The first day of IGNThe Virtual Promises Expo reveals Funcom / The Outsiders, Merge Games, and more. We will also see a new cinematic trailer for Werewolf: The Apocalypse and gameplay for Blankos Block Party, Mortal Shell, Observer: System Redux, Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and Spellbreak.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 6

Guerrilla group Day 1 – 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
What it is: An online digital games festival featuring game announcements, trailers and revelations from publishers and developers such as Sega of America, Coffee Stain, Rebellion, Raw Fury, Thunderful, 11 Bit Studios, Larian Studios, New Blood , Versus Evil, Humble Bundle, etc. . Hosted by Kinda funnyit’s Greg Miller.
Where to look: Guerrilla Collective on Twitch

Paradox Insider – 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET
What it is: A programming block from the editor Paradox Interactive as part of the Guerrilla Collective.
Where to look: Paradox Interactive on Twitch

The PC Gaming Show – 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET
What it is: A digital adaptation of the annual E3 show of the same name. The show, presented by PC Gamer, will provide various updates on PC games.
Where to look: PC Gamer on Twitch

The Future Games Show – 2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. ET
What it is: A one hour program presented by GamesRadar and Future with exclusive trailers, announcements, etc. The event will focus on indie and triple A titles for 2020 and beyond.
Where to look: GamesRadar on Twitch

June 7

Guerrilla group Day 2 – 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
What it is: The second day of the Guerrilla Collective virtual event that promises announcements, trailers and revelations from publishers and developers.
Where to look: Guerrilla Collective on Twitch

Borderlands 3: Bounty of Blood

June 8

Guerrilla Collective Day 3 – 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
What it is: The third and final day of the Guerrilla Collective virtual event that promises announcements, trailers and revelations from publishers and developers.
Where to look: Guerrilla Collective on Twitch

IGN Expo Day 2 – To be determined
What it is: The second day of IGNThe company’s virtual exhibit will feature new trailers for Chivalry 2, Dual Universe, Pathfinder: Kingmaker, Wasteland 3 and XIII. Players can also hear new previews of Borderlands 3’s Bounty of Blood DLC, a new trailer and release date for The Waylanders, as well as new gameplay for Forgotten City and Second Extinction. IGN He will also launch his IGN Icons interview series with original Solid Snake actor David Hayter.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

UploadVR Showcase: Summer Edition – TBD
What it is:
The latest news and announcements in the world of virtual reality. Describes itself as a “Nintendo Direct style video,” but focuses entirely on virtual reality. Last year, the showcase revealed games like After the Fall and Pistol Whip, and this year the presentation will feature more than 20 VR games.
Where to look: UploadVR on YouTube

June 9

IGN Expo Day 3 – To be determined
What it is:
The third day of IGN’s virtual convention will offer fans new looks from 13 Sentinels, Everspace 2, Guilty Gear Strive, Stronghold: Warlords and a Humble Bundle Indies Showcase. In addition, you can expect new gameplay from New World, Skater XL, Solasta Crown of the Magister, Total War: Troy and Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The team will also have exclusive previews of Blue Fire and Humankind, as well as the second entry from their IGN Series interview icons like IGN talk to Brian Fargo.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 11

EA Play Live – 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET
What it is: A digital version of what was always presented at E3. Fans should expect to see the latest game news and trailers released by Electronic Arts.
Where to look: EA on Twitch

Night City Wire – To be determined
What it is: A stream centered on the massively awaited game of CD Projekt Red, Cyberpunk 2077.
Where to look: CD Projekt Red on Twitch

IGN Summer of Gaming Streams – TBD
What it is:
IGN is hosting exclusive gameplay and interviews for Humankind and Remnant: From the Ashes, and more will be announced.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 15

IGN Summer of Gaming Streams – TBD
What it is:
Another list of exclusive trailers, revelations and gameplay from IGN. This time, players can expect an exclusive revelation of an unannounced game, new trailers for Ninjala and Castlestorm 2, and gameplay for Mafia: Definitive Edition, Destroy All Humans, Scarlet Nexus, SpongeBob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom, Corepunk and Warhammer 40k: Mechanicus.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

Torchlight III

June 18

IGN Summer of Gaming Streams – TBD
What it is: Another stream of IGN with gameplay from Torchlight III and an unannounced game. IGN will also have two other IGN Icons interviews: Chris Avellone and John Romero.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 22

Day of The Devs + Game Awards Developer Showcase – 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET
What it is: An overview of future projects ranging from independence to triple-A.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

June 23

New game + Expo – To be determined
What it is: An online showcase of upcoming versions from developers and editors like Sega, Atlus, SNK, WayForward, Arc System Works, GungHo, Natsume, Spike Chunsoft, Grasshopper Manufacture, and more.
Where to look: New Game Plus exhibit on Twitch

Avengers

June 24

Marvel Avengers War Table – TBD
What it is:
A first look at the new gameplay for the next Avengers game from Crystal Dynamics, including the cooperative game. Players can expect new trailers, as well as co-op and story missions.
Where to look: Square Enix on Twitch

IGN Summer of Gaming Streams – TBD
What it is:
IGNThe June 24 stream includes the revelation of an unexpected classic revival, as well as new trailers for Dreamscaper and Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One.
Where to look: IGN on Twitch

June 27

BitSummit Gaiden Day 1 – TBD
What it is: The first indie showcase focusing on Japanese creations is launching its very first digital event. BitSummit Gaiden will offer more than 75 games from Japan and the rest of the world, including streaming demos.
Where to look: BitSummit on Twitch

June 28

BitSummit Gaiden Day 2 – TBD
What it is: The second day of BitSummit’s digital event showcasing indie games from Japan and around the world.
Where to look: BitSummit on Twitch

Warframe

11 July

Tennocon 2020 – to be determined
What it is: An update from Digital Extremes on the future of its popular game Warframe.
Where to look: Warframe on Twitch

July 12

Ubisoft Forward – 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET
What it is: A digital presentation similar to the E3 press conferences that Ubisoft has traditionally held. Check for updates and announcements for all upcoming Ubisoft titles.
Where to look: Ubisoft on Twitch

July 20

Day of The Devs + Game Awards Developer Showcase – TBD
What it is: A second event organized by Day of the Devs and The Game Awards, promising a look at future projects, ranging from independent to triple-A.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

August 27

Gamescom 2020: Opening Night Live Day 1 – TBD
What it is: A daily show hosted by Game Awards host / organizer Geoff Keighley. The show takes place over four days and provides the latest news, announcements and trailers for the scheduled games.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

August 28

Gamescom 2020: Opening Night Live Day 2 – TBD
What it is: The second day of the Gamescom virtual show hosted by Game Awards host / organizer Geoff Keighley. The show promises to deliver the latest news, announcements and trailers for the expected games.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

August 29

Gamescom 2020: Opening Night Live Day 3 – TBD
What it is: The third day of the Gamescom virtual show hosted by Game Awards host / organizer Geoff Keighley. The show promises to deliver the latest news, announcements and trailers for the expected games.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

August 30

Gamescom 2020: Opening Night Live Day 4 – TBD
What it is: The fourth and final day of the Gamescom virtual show hosted by Game Awards host / organizer Geoff Keighley. The show promises to deliver the latest news, announcements and trailers for the expected games.
Where to look: Game Awards on Twitch

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