A new kind of
Video Game Event
Launched in May of 2020, Summer Game Fest unites the entire video game industry for a summer celebration, featuring digital events, demos, announcements, and breaking news for video game fans.
Summer Game Fest
Summer Game Fest
Our first-ever SGF in the pandemic, with Crash 4 & PS5.
SGF moves into our live studio with the gameplay reveal for ELDEN RING.
The Last of Us on HBO + Part I, and more reveals.
Fans join us LIVE for the first time at YouTube Theater.
How can we work together?
Where can I watch SGF?
SGF will be available to watch for free on all major livestream platforms including YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, TikTok, Steam, and many others. We will also be offering live cinema screenings of the showcase event, more details to come.
Can I co-stream SGF?
What is SGF Play Days?
Play Days is a special invite-only preview event for media and influencers, produced by iam8bit, that takes place in Los Angeles after the showcase event. While you will see plenty of coverage from Play Days online, it is not open to the public. That said, game publishers and platforms will offer free digital demos of select games to fans during the SGF season.
Can I attend SGF in person?
Public tickets for the SGF showcase event on Thursday, June 8 at YouTube Theater in LA are available at Ticketmaster. Keep in mind, this event is a livestream show of upcoming games with trailers with special game developer guests. It does not feature hands-on consumer gameplay.
Was SGF created to replace E3?
Now in its fourth year, SGF is not a trade show but an entirely new concept: A digital, cross-industry festival accessible to fans around the world.
How do I make sure to not miss event announcements?
Sign up for event alerts via email or text. Also add our calendar which will be updated as events are announced.
What are the dates for SGF?
Summer Game Fest’s showcase event will stream live on Thursday, June 8 at Noon PT / 3 pm ET. Additional publisher showcase events will take place in the surrounding days and be listed on this website.
Is Summer Game Fest a show? A convention?
Summer Game Fest is a season of digital video game events from the world’s top game platforms and publishers, including a cross-industry showcase event live from YouTube Theater, hosted by Geoff Keighley. In addition, Day of the Devs from iam8bit and Double Fine supports independent developers and airs directly after the live showcase.
June 8, 2023
YouTube Theater, LA