Summer of Gaming is back here at IGN to bring you more exciting game announcements, gameplay announcements, and trailers throughout the month of June. This year our event will include Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest, Xbox, Bethesda Showcase and our very own IGN Expo with exclusive game shows, interviews with developers and more. Below you’ll find all the details you need to know to watch the action live, so keep scrolling!
When does the summer of games 2022 begin?
Summer of Gaming started on June 1with the Warhammer Skulls Showcase, and several other events will continue throughout June to tune in.
Summer 2022 schedule
Summer of Gaming’s current listing is below, but it’s constantly updated with new information and times, so check back for updates!
Wednesday 1 June
- Warhammer Skulls Showcase 2022
Thursday 2 June
- Sony State of Play and IGN before and after shows
Monday 6 June
- Netflix Geeked Week One (Series)
Tuesday 7 June
- Netflix Geeked Week Today 2 (movie)
- Sonic Central
Wednesday 8 June
- Black noises in games
- Netflix Geeked Week Day 3 (animated)
Thursday 9th June
- summer fest game
- Download VR Showcase
- Netflix Week 4 (Stranger Things)
- Devolver Marketing Countdown to Marketing
Friday 10 June
- IGN . Gallery
- Netflix Geeked Week 5 (Games)
- Tribeca Games Spotlight
- Freedom Games Expo 2022
- Broadcast of The Outriders Worldslayer: Endgame Revealed
Saturday 11 June
- Guerrilla Collective 3.0.1 Update
- Live useful games
- The future of live gaming
- NetEase Games Live Streaming
- future games exhibition
Sunday 12th June
- Xbox and Bethesda Gallery
- Show computer games
Monday 13th June
- Guerrilla Collective 3.5.1 Update
- Capcom Gallery
Tuesday 14 June
- Xbox games offer extended
How to watch Summer of Gaming 2022
Here is a list of places to watch IGN’s Summer of Gaming event:
What do you expect in Summer Games 2022
Here you can find out what has been confirmed for Summer of Gaming and what to expect from every live stream, from exclusives to community chats.
Warhammer Skulls Live Stream + Post Show
June 1st: 10am PT
Warhammer Skulls brings you world premieres, first looks, latest updates, and promotions across the Warhammer video game collection. Be sure to tune in to IGN’s post-show as Max Scoville and Warhammer fan Bricky will unpack all the announcements that have been revealed on Warhammer Skulls.
Watch all of Warhammer Skulls Ads from the show.
Sony State of Play and IGN before and after shows
June 2nd: 2:30 PM PT
The show will last about 30 minutes and show promises from Sony’s third-party partners and “a sneak peek at the many games in development for PlayStation VR2”. It doesn’t seem as if first-party PlayStation exclusives are going to be a big part of that particular stream, but these shows have been known for their surprises. Be sure to tune in to the show at 2:30 PM PT for the IGN preview!
Watch all of PlayStation State of Play ads from the show.
Netflix Geeks Week
June 6-10: Time varies
Netflix Geeked Week returns again in 2022 and will take place from June 6 to June 10. Throughout the five-day virtual fan event, Netflix will offer revealing and exciting updates on The Sandman, The Umbrella Academy, Manifest, The Gray Man, Alice in Borderland, Day Shift, Resident Evil, The Sea Beast and, for the first time ever, Netflix exclusive games.
The entire week will see cast performances, talent debuts, trailers, surprises, and more from over 60 projects on Netflix. The complete schedule for the week of Netflix Geeked is as follows;
- Monday, June 6th (Day 1) – Series: 9am PT
- Tuesday, June 7 (Day 2) – Movie: 9am PT
- Wednesday, June 8 (Day 3) – Animation: 4PM PT
- Thursday, June 9 (fourth day) – Stranger Things: 9am Pacific Time
- Friday, June 10 (Day 5) – Games: 10AM PT
June 7: 9 a.m. PT
SEGA has announced that a new Sonic Central will air on June 7 that will provide fans with “a sneak peak into some of our upcoming projects, partnerships, and events that will happen in 2022.” Along with the possibility of learning more about Sonic Frontiers – a game we revealed with world-first gameplay and first look at combat as part of IGN First – we might also get another look at Sonic Origins or Netflix’s Sonic Prime.
Black noises in games
June 8: 10 a.m. PT
Highlighting the Black Voices in the gaming industry, Black Voice in Gaming is dedicated exclusively to presenting games created by Black developers, titles featuring Black champions, and conversations with these creators.
summer fest game
June 9: 11 AM PT / IGN Preshow starts at 10:30 AM
Geoff Keighley and his Summer Games Festival return on June 9 for a “live across the industry” event that will feature game announcements, a reveal and a Day of the Devs indie game show. While the event will be streamed live online, it will also be shown in select IMAX theaters in North America. ICYMI: Everything announced at Sumer Game Fest 2021
Download VR Showcase
June 9: 8 a.m. PT
The Upload VR Showcase will take place again in early June to reveal new VR titles and share updates on some of the most anticipated VR games across a variety of headsets. This will be the fourth and seventh summer show overall for Upload VR, and the last event in December 2021 featured games like Cities: VR, Vertigo 2, and Moss Book 2.
Devolver Marketing Countdown to Marketing
June 9: 3 p.m. PT
Devolver Marketing Countdown is the name of the Devolver summer show that promises to reveal at least four games from the publisher. As in the past, these Devolver shows tend to mock traditional showcases and are a sight to behold. This year, the show will focus on a 30-minute countdown that usually takes place before the actual show. Oh, and it will be hosted by “mecha” Suda51 of No More Heroes fame.
IGN . Gallery
June 10: 9 a.m. PT
The 2022 IGN Expo will take place on June 10 and will feature new announcements, never-before-seen gameplay and exclusive game reveal. Last year, it included some of the biggest stories from IGN Expo Doki Doki Literature Club Plus, World War Z Aftermath, and the unveiling of a new studio from the creator of Call of Duty Zombies in partnership with PlayStation. This year, we look forward to building on that foundation and taking it to the next level.
Broadcast of The Outriders Worldslayer: Endgame Revealed
June 10: 11:45am PT
The team behind Outriders is revealing brand new details about Worldslayer’s expansion into the Chaotic Robber game on June 10. This new adventure will take players to snowy regions and will see the leader of the Human Rebellion Faction, Ereshkigal, planning her own future for humans. Enoch.
Tribeca Games Spotlight
June 10: Noon BT
The Tribeca Festival 2022 will celebrate its 21st year in 2022 and will run from June 8 to June 19. worlds. In 2022, the official games selected by the Tribeca Festival are American Arcadia, As Dusk Falls, The Cub, Cuphead – The Delicious Last Course, Immortality, OXENFREE II: Lost Signals, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Thirsty Suitors and Venba.
On June 10, there will be an online show featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews from the creators of these games. Furthermore, those interested can access the digital offerings of these games by purchasing a Tribeca At Home Games pass or by purchasing a ticket to visit the Tribeca Games Gallery from June 11-19 in New York City.
Freedom Games Expo 2022
June 10: 1:00 p.m. PT
On June 10, in partnership with Freedom Games, IGN will host the Freedom Games Showcase that showcases the publisher’s lineup of upcoming games. The event will include game reveal, release date announcements, interviews with developers, surprises for fans, and updates to some of the most exciting indie games on the horizon.
Guerrilla Collective 3.0.1 Update
June 11: 8 a.m. PT
The third Guerrilla Collective Show is set for June 11 and is a digital show that will reveal “new ads, trailers, gameplay, Steam event page for Wishlist, demos, order games, and more” from developers and publishers around the world. Last year’s Guerrilla Collective led games like Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Omni, Endling, Kitsune Tails, Loot River and RAWMEN: Food Fighting Arena.
Live useful games
June 11: 9:30 a.m. PT
Wholesome Games Direct will immediately follow the Guerrilla Collective Showcase and will also introduce new game demos and exclusive footage along with “Games Launching During Show!” This year’s show will feature “nearly 100 amazing indie games in total,” including Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley, PuffPals: Island Skies, Terra Nil, SCHiM, and Mail Time.
The future of live gaming
June 11: 10:30 a.m. PT
The Toonami-inspired Future of Play Direct arrives on June 11 and looks packed with new game announcements, trailers, music shows, special guests, and more. VTuber Meilos will return to host the pre-match show with some ‘Very Special Guests’. The Future of Live Play in June 2021 featured games like Virtuoso Neomedia, Sephonie, Love Show, Hellbent, and more.
NetEase Games Live Streaming
June 11: 11:30 a.m. PT
In partnership with NetEase Games, IGN is producing a live demo of the currently unannounced New Weird Sandbox Survival Game. Tune in on June 11 to find out more.
future games exhibition
June 11: 12 PM PT
Powered by Mana, Future Games returns in 2022 and will feature nearly 40 games from publishers such as Team17, Thunderful and Amanita Design. There will be global shows, interviews, exclusive announcements, and more.
Xbox and Bethesda Gallery
June 12: 10AM PT/IGN Preshow Starts 9:30AM PT
Although there is no official E3, Microsoft will continue to make June a month to remember with its Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase. While not revealing much regarding what we can expect from the show, Microsoft promises that this will provide “everything you need to know about the diverse lineup of games soon coming to the Xbox ecosystem, including upcoming releases of Game Pass on Xbox.” and a personal computer.”
Despite the recent delays, many will no doubt hope to see more of Starfield and Redfall’s work in Bethesda. There will also be hope for a fresh look at Fable, Perfect Dark, Forza Motorsport, Avowed, Indiana Jones, Hellblade 2, The Outer Worlds 2, Everwild, State of Decay 3, and games from third-party partners. , and what its future Xbox Game Pass holds.
Show computer games
June 12: 12:30 PM PT
The PC Game Show will return in 2022 and will feature “never before seen gameplay footage, unlock exciting conversations with developers, and share announcements from around the world of PC gaming.” Hosted by Shawn Day Plott and Mica Burton, this year’s PC Game Show will feature over 45 games, including Arma 4, Sam Barlow’s Immortality, mod project Half-Life: Alyx – Levitation, Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2, Victoria 3. Klei Entertainment, 11- Bit Studios will also feature new titles.
Guerrilla Collective 3.5.1 Update
June 13: 1 p.m. PT
The Guerrilla Collective digital games show continues, revealing more new ads, trailers and gameplay from many of the most important developers and publishers around the world!
June 13: 3 PM PT
The Capcom Show will arrive on June 13th and pledge to “dive deeper into the details and news related to the previously announced titles.” The show will last approximately 35 minutes and may reveal more about games like Street Fighter 6, Resident Evil 4 Remake, Resident Evil Village VR and/or DLC, Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, and more.
Xbox games offer extended
June 13: 10am PT
While the main show for Xbox and Bethesda will take place on June 12, Microsoft will also be hosting the Xbox Games Showcase Extended Stream that will share new trailers, dives deeper, and featured interviews from the games and teams featured in the main event. This second show will run for 90 minutes and give fans a fresh look at some of the most anticipated games heading to Xbox in the future.