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E3, the video game industry’s largest annual conference, has been canceled for 2022.
In E3’s place, new games are being announced through events like Summer Game Fest.

Summer Game Fest begins with a showcase on June 9 at 2 p.m. ET and continues through June 14.

In the video game industry, the early weeks of June are typically filled with anticipation as publishers prepare for E3, the largest annual showcase for new games. However, E3 2022 is canceled due to ongoing concerns with hosting a large in-person event during the pandemic. The organizing group behind E3, the ESA, says the conference will return in 2023.

In its place, we have events like Summer Games Fest, a collaborative online showcase hosted by The Game Awards and founder Geoff Keighley. Summer Games Fest begins on June 9 at 2 p.m. ET with a series of announcements and gameplay showcases presented by multiple developers. Summer Games Fest continues into the weekend with a major press conference from Xbox and Bethesda on June 12, and several more events through June 14.

Below, we’ve broken down the schedule and streaming details for every major event during Summer Game Fest, along with info on what you can expect from the industry’s biggest publishers: Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo.

Summer Game Fest schedule: How to watch every event from this year’s E3 replacement

Summer Game Fest and Day of Devs — June 9, 2 p.m. ET

The Summer Game Fest showcase will kick things off with roughly one hour of announcements. You can expect news and trailers for upcoming games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, The Callisto Protocol, Gotham Knights, and One Piece Odyssey. 

The stream will also feature appearances from celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the developers of some of the year’s most anticipated games.

You can stream the Days of Devs showcase at 2 p.m. ET on June 9 through the Summer Game Fest website, YouTube and Twitch.tv.

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Source:: Business Insider

      

Summer Game Fest replaces E3, the year’s biggest event for video game news — here’s how to live-stream all the announcements

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