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Summer Game Fest 2022 dates - IMAX partnership announced

The Summer Game Fest 2022 will bring together the biggest names in the gaming industry to be viewed at select IMAX theatres and online.
Summer Game Fest 2022 dates - IMAX partnership announced

Summer Game Fest 2022 has been announced and will be partnering with IMAX to bring game announcements, teasers, and trailers on their massive screens. This event put on by Geoff Keighly will bring several developers and publishers will be unveiling new titles and game updates.

The largest game producers will host segments of the event creating a collage of the latest and greatest game information. Gamers won’t want to miss out on some of the hottest news in gaming for 2022 as well as the chance to partake in giveaways.

Summer Game Fest 2022 - Dates

Summer Game Fest 2022 IMAX partnership
The Summer Game Fest 2022 can be screened on select giant IMAX screens. (Picture: Summer Game Fest)

Summer Game Fest 2022 will take place on 9 June 2022 starting at 2 PM EST and ending at 11 AM. The event will play at select IMAX theatres across the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Tickets will begin going on sale on 13 May 2022 You can currently opt into alerts from Summer Game Fest that will let you know when tickets are available for purchase and any other updates.

Summer Game Fest 2022 - Where and how to watch

Select IMAX will screen the Summer Game Fest, so be sure to check your nearest IMAX theatre for any announcements. Viewers can also watch the event from home via Youtube, Twitch, Facebook, and Twitter.

The Summer Game Fest 2022 will be followed by the Xbox and Bethesda event and the Tribeca Games Spotlight, these events will also be viewable on IMAX and online.

Summer Game Fest 2022 - Information

Game Developers at Summer Game Fest 2022
The Summer Game Fest will host a huge gathering of developers and publishers. (Picture: Summer Game Fest)

Up to 45 developers and publishers will be hosting new content during the Summer Game Fest. Among some of them will be 2K, Riot Games, Bandai Namco, and EA.

This event is supposed to take the place of the popular event E3 which was canceled for this year. All viewers will have the chance to enter giveaways that will be announced throughout the entire event.

This marks the third year of the Summer Game Fest and will be the biggest yet. The partnership with IMAX also includes hosting the Game Awards happening in December 2022.

Summer Game Fest will also spotlight the Day of the Devs for the 10th anniversary. Day of the Devs is an indie showcase where indie developers can get the chance to share their creations with the public.

Summer Game Fest 2022 - Announcements and Rumors

Currently, there are no official announcements as to which titles will be unveiled, but last brought a lot of goodies to the screen such as the Elden Ring and Tiny Tina’s Wonderland trailers, so there’s a lot of anticipation around this year’s event.

Many fans are hoping for new Elden Ring content since the game was featured in their announcement trailer. 2K has announced that a new Tales from the Borderlands will be announced sometime during the summer, so there’s a good chance it will appear during the Summer Game Fest.

There is a rumor that the publisher Quantic Dream will have an announcement on a new game. Another rumor has been spread that Final Fantasy 16 may be confirmed.


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Featured image courtesy of Summer Game Fest.