Geoff Keighley’s Summer season Recreation Fest – which aired final night time, in case you missed it – will return as each a digital and bodily occasion subsequent yr, the host has introduced.
This can, presumably, put the present in direct competitors with E3 – which has additionally introduced a plan to return subsequent yr digitally and in-person.
Keighley, after all, beforehand labored on programming at E3 earlier than the 2 went separate methods. And whereas the bodily E3 occasion has been cancelled the previous two years, Summer season Recreation Fest has been angled as one thing of a alternative.
A small, in-person portion of Summer season Recreation Fest is going down this yr for some press – our Martin is on the market for Eurogamer for the time being. Keighley’s announcement final night time on the finish of the Summer season Recreation Fest broadcast prompt bigger plans for 2023.
So, how will subsequent summer season’s bulletins look? Can E3 regain a foothold? All of it stays to be seen.
The one certainty is we’ll be seeing extra of Geoff Keighley, who additionally produces December’s annual Recreation Awards, and August’s Gamescom Opening Night time Reside.