Host Geoff Keighley says greater than 30 video games will seem throughout Gamescom Opening Night time Reside, together with a Sonic Frontiers world premiere.
With the not-E3 interval effectively and actually behind us, the following outstanding occasion for brand new sport bulletins is Gamescom. Particularly, Gamescom Opening Night time Reside, hosted by Summer time Sport Fest/The Sport Awards organiser Geoff Keighley.
Very similar to Summer time Sport Fest’s opening showcase, it can run for about two hours and have a mixture of already introduced video games and model new reveals.
Keighley has promised that greater than 30 video games will likely be showcased in the course of the occasion, which is roughly the identical quantity as throughout Summer time Sport Fest.
With Gamescom a public occasion as soon as once more, you may watch the present in individual in Cologne, Germany, however it’s being livestreamed so you may simply as simply watch the entire thing at house.
Keighley is clearly retaining mum about which video games will likely be featured, however we do know of no less than one: Sonic Frontiers.
Bizarrely, neither the official Sega nor Sonic The Hedgehog Twitter accounts have acknowledged this, on the time of writing. It’s particularly bizarre as Keighley is touting it as a world premiere, confirming that we’ll be getting a brand new trailer and updates on the sport.
A launch date announcement is a secure assumption since Sonic Frontiers remains to be scheduled for this winter however lacks a precise date.
Sega did share extra info and gameplay footage all through June, however it’s left followers as divided as ever. There have been even calls on social media for Sega to delay the sport till 2023, due to the way it appeared.
We may additionally see new trailers for Microsoft video games as the corporate is without doubt one of the few main publishers to be attending this 12 months’s Gamescom.
It will likely be on the present flooring with hands-on demos for a number of first and third celebration Xbox video games, equivalent to Pentiment and A Plague Story: Requiem, plus its personal livestream to showcase gameplay and developer interviews.
It’ll additionally show its new Xbox app for Samsung TVs and the way it permits you to entry Microsoft’s library of video games with out an Xbox console, in addition to maybe the rumoured new help for cloud gaming.
Sony and Nintendo, however, are skipping this 12 months, as are the likes of Activision and Take-Two. So, don’t anticipate any new bulletins from them on the occasion.
Gamescom Opening Night time Reside takes place on August 23 at 7pm BST.
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