Summer Digital Gaming Events

In lieu of the traditional in-person gaming events this year, Summer is jam packed with digital showcases. We have your guide on when/where to catch them!

E3 2020 was canceled in March and the black hole of airtime begging to be filled with weeks of gaming news and excitement found itself at max capacity with digital events very quickly.

Below is a list of the upcoming digital game events and showcases from June through August. We’ll be adding to it as necessary and as we’ve done in the past, will host the livestreams right here on the site when the day comes:

Summer of Gaming

Who: IGN

What: Will include presentations from companies like Microsoft, 2K, Squre Enix, Bandai Namco THQ Nordic, Ubisoft, Deep Silver, Humble, Facebook, Wizards of the Coast, Rockfish and more in addition to showcasing highly anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077.

When: June 4-24

You can catch a full schedule of events and list of ways to watch here.

Guerilla Collective Live

Who: Media Indie Exchange and Kinda Funny Games Showcase

What: Highlight Black voices in the gaming industry, dedicated exclusively to showcasing games created y Black developers, titles featuring Black protagonists and conversations with these creators.

When: June 7, time TBA

Watch on Twitch

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#LRG3

Who: Limited Run Games

What: The “third totally-live, totally-bitchin press conference for the biggest announcements in the future of physical video games,” according to the LRG Twitter

When: June 8 at 3 p.m. EST

Watch on Limited Run Games’ Twitch channel

Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition

Who: Valve

What: According to the website, The Steam Game Festival is an event that shines a spotlight on games set to be released within the next year. Players can check out upcoming releases, try them out with time-limited demos or short playable experiences, connect with the developers behind the games, and add games to your wishlist for a reminder when they release.

When: June 9-14

EA Play Live

Who: EA

What: The annual EA Play Live showcase is set to go on as scheduled as a digital event.

When: June 11 at 4 p.m. PST

Catch the official live stream information through the official EA Play Live website.

Cyberpunk 2077’s Nightly Wire 

Who: CD Projekt Red

What: CDPR is hosting a digital broadcast about Cyberpunk 2077.

When: June 11, time TBA

Guerilla Collective Live

Who: Media Indie Exchange and Kinda Funny Games Showcase

What: Digital games festival including Humble Publishing, Larian Studios, Paradox Interactive and more. Hosted by Greg Miller.

When: June 13-15, time TBA

Watch on Twitch

PC Gaming Show

Who: PC Gamer

What: The annual PC Gaming show is going on as regularly scheduled, showcasing game and news reveals.

When: June 13 at 12 p.m. PST

Summer Games Fest Developer Showcase

Who: Geoff Keighley and Day of the Devs

What: Gaming and event news from various video game publishers, studios (AAA and indie.

When: June 22, time TBA.

You can watch online via Twitch, Twitter and Youtube.

New Game Plus Expo

Who: 14 different publishers from North America and Japan

What: An online showcase of new and upcoming developers from a coalition of developers from around the world. View the full list of participants here.

When: June 23 at 12 p.m. EST

Watch on Twitch.

Forward

Who: Ubisoft

What: A fully digital showcase including gaming news and reveals.

When: July 12 at 12 p.m. PST

Summer Games Fest Developer Showcase

Who: Geoff Keighley and Day of the Devs

What: Gaming and event news from various video game publishers, studios (AAA and indie.

When: July 20, time TBA.

You can watch online via Twitch, Twitter and Youtube.

Gamescom Opening Night Live

Who: Gamescom and Geoff Keighley

What: A “spectacular, industry-wide finale” to Summer Game Fest.

When: August 27, time TBA

You can watch via Summer Games Fest platforms like Twitch, Twitter and YouTube