The week of E3 2021 begins this Thursday, June 10 with the inaugural conference of the Summer Game Fest. The event presented by the communicator Geoff Keighley is not framed within the largest video game fair in the world, which begins on the 12th, but it serves to start warming up the engines.
Geoff Keighley is a well known journalist, producer and presenter in the world of video games. For several years, he has been responsible for the The Game Awards gala and now also organizes the Summer Game Fest, an event that lasts all summer and in which various conferences and announcements from many companies are being held.
This year the Summer Game Fest will begin with an inaugural event called Kickoff Live this Thursday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time), which can be followed through the official channels of The Game Awards on YouTube and Twitch. On the other hand, this second edition is sponsored by Prime Gaming.
According to Geoff Keighley himself, the conference will feature more than 30 video games, among which there will be premieres and big surprises. Among all the companies that have confirmed their participation there are big names like PlayStation, Xbox, Electronic Arts, Epic Games and Ubisoft.
On the other hand, Kickoff Live will also feature special guests such as actors Jeff Goldblum and Giancarlo Esposito (the new villain of Far Cry 6), among many others. Through his personal assistant, the Japanese creative Hideo Kojima has also confirmed his participation at the event and perhaps you could present your new project. Lastly, the conference will also feature various musical performances by Weezer, Japanese Breakfast, and Sonic Symphony.
The event will focus on announcements and world firsts. In this sense, Gearbox and 2K Games have confirmed that they will show their new joint production, which could be a new title in the Borderlands franchise. In addition, this year Activision Blizzard does not participate in E3, but it will be at the Summer Game Fest. This could involve Call of Duty or Diablo related ads.
On The vanguard You can follow the main presentations of E3 2021, starting with the Kickoff Live of the Summer Game Fest. Other important conferences to watch out for in the coming days are Ubisoft on June 12, Xbox and Square Enix on June 13, and Nintendo on June 15.