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Summer Game Fest 2022: Full schedule and how to watch the E3 replacement

What does Geoff Keighley have in store for Summer Game Fest this year?

Published: Thursday, 9th June 2022 at 11:37 am
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Summer Game Fest 2022 has now happened, and you can see our Summer Game Fest recap by clicking the link in this sentence.


In lieu of the well and truly cancelled E3 2022, Keighley is once again the focal point of the gaming industry's traditional big summer blowout - so expect many scoops and exclusives from him.

June wouldn't be the same without developers clamouring for our attention with glossy trailers and unexpected announcements, so we're thankful that Summer Game Fest plugged that gap again this year.

If you wanted to watch Summer Game Fest on the day, keep on reading as we run through the schedule and what you might've hoped to expect - plus, how to watch it all back.

When is Summer Game Fest 2022?

Summer Game Fest 2022 took place on Thursday 9th June 2022, with the main showcase kicking off at 7pm BST for viewers here in the UK.

The event has been described as "a live, cross-industry showcase of announcements and games", which shouldn't come as too much of a surprise.

Summer Game Fest 2022 schedule

Although the main Summer Game Fest event is just one big live-stream, there are other events to be aware of that week. This is what you could've tuned in for, with the UK times listed too:

  • Sony State of Play - Thursday 2nd June, 11pm BST
  • Black Voices in Gaming - Wednesday 8th June, 6pm BST
  • Upload VR Showcase - Thursday 9th June, 4pm BST
  • Summer Game Fest - Thursday 9th June, 7pm BST
  • IGN Expo - Friday 10th June, 5pm BST
  • Netflix Geeked Week: Gaming - Friday 10th June, 6pm BST
  • Tribeca Games Spotlight - Friday 10th June, 8pm BST
  • Guerrilla Collective - Saturday 11th June, 4pm BST
  • Wholesome Games Direct - Saturday 11th June, 5.30pm BST
  • Future Games Show - Saturday 11th June, 8pm BST
  • Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase - Sunday 12th June, 6pm BST
  • PC Gaming Show - Sunday 12th June, 8.30pm BST

How to watch Summer Game Fest 2022

You can watch Summer Game Fest 2022 via the official YouTube channel of The Game Awards, Geoff Keighley's other big annual event, by clicking into the player above. The event has now occurred, so the stream is finished and ready for you to enjoy.

Who is hosting Summer Game Fest 2022?

Geoff Keighley
Geoff Keighley will once again host Summer Game Fest. Getty

Summer Game Fest 2022 was hosted once again by Geoff Keighley, the journalist and presenter who was previously best known as the host of The Game Awards.

Since debuting the Summer Game Fest brand in 2020, with E3 yet to make a physical post-pandemic comeback, Keighley has effectively become the go-to guy for big summer blowouts in the gaming industry.

Summer Game Fest 2022 confirmed games: Were your predictions right?

These games were announced to be appearing ahead of time:

  • One Piece Odyssey
  • Arsenal
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • The Callisto Protocol
  • Gotham Knights
  • Honkai: Star Rail
  • Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course

You can see our Summer Game Fest recap at the link in this sentence to see what else featured!

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