Geoff Keighley strikes again. The journalist and showmann behind The Game Awards is preparing the Summer Game Fest 2021, the second edition of his event, which will take place on parallel dates to E3 2021. However, it will run until August, with conferences that will go further of June. In any case, the main event is the Kickoff Live presentation, dated for next Thursday. June 10 at 8:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time).
Matter of games
It is confirmed that about thirty video games will be shown throughout the conference. At least a dozen will be world firsts, but also updates to previously announced titles. One of the titles that will be present is the new production from Gearbox and 2K Games, which aims to be set in the Borderlands universe. Evil Dead: The Game will also be part of the show, as Keighley himself has revealed on his Twitter account.
Activision Blizzard does not participate in E3 2021, but it will have its space in the Summer Game Fest 2021. The fourth season of the Battle Pass of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War y Warzone it will be uncovered during the presentation. They will also talk about the Warzone World Series. More games? Fortnite, Ratchet & Clank: A Dimension Apart, Sonic Colors or Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. In addition, the official trailer also shows Overwatch 2, from Blizzard Entertainment. Among Us !, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout or Rocket League are possible candidates to be seen.
Luxury guests: Hideo Kojima has also confirmed his presence
The confirmed guests are the actor and musician Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park) y Giancarlo Esposito. The latter, Gus Fring in Breaking Bad and Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian, plays the antagonist in Far Cry 6, the new Ubisoft Montreal production. However, Geoff Keighley has not reported if there will be any news about the video game, which on the other hand, will be uncovered during the Ubisoft Forward on June 12.
There are many hidden surprises left, but what we know is that Hideo Kojima will participate in the Summer Game Fest 2021, at least as a guest. Will there be any announcements related to Kojima Productions? Nothing has been said, but the Japanese creative maintains an excellent relationship with the event organizer.
The confirmed companies son 2K Games, Activision, Amazon Games, Annapurna Interactive, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment, Capcom, Devolver Digital, DotEmu, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Finji, Frontier Developments, Gearbox Software, Hi-Rez Studios, Innersloth, Koch Media, Mediatonic, Microsoft, miHoYo, Psyonix, Raw Fury, Riot Games, Saber Interactive, Sega, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix, Steam, Tencent Games, Tribeca Festival 2021, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. Games, Wizards of the Coast.