The calendar of presentations of new games from PlayStation, Xbox, Ubisoft and other companies.
Mikhail Shevkun May 23, 2023, 19:45 Moscow time Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.
The first big presentation will begin on May 24.
The time of constant gaming conferences is about to begin: companies traditionally show you their new products, talking not only about the most immediate plans, but also about long-term ones.
Usually this all happened within the framework of the E3 exhibition, but for the past few years it has not been held at all. That’s okay though – the industry has managed to get organized and is already putting on the necessary shows on its own. Today we will only talk about all the important events of the next few weeks.
When: May 24 at 23:00 Moscow time – about 60 minutes.
The first major PlayStation conference in a year and a half. The expectations are high, and journalists are only raising them. The event is expected at least the gameplay and release date of Spider-Man 2, the first presentation of a multiplayer game based on The Last of Us and the announcement of a remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.
The event is notable for the fact that there have been very few leaks about it so far, and Sony holds such shows only for major screenings – the second leg of the PlayStation 5’s life should be shown here.
PlayStation showcase poster
summer games festival
When: June 8 at 22:00 Moscow time – about 120 minutes.
Show by Jeff Keely, founder of The Game Awards. The most announcements and trailers are expected here. They promise at least “3-4 very loud shows”. As TGA 2022 proved, Keely knows how to surprise.
WB Games has already confirmed that this is where the first Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay will be shown.
Mortal Kombat 1 in SGF
Xbox Showcase and Starfield Direct
When: June 11 at 20:00 Moscow time – about 120 minutes.
Summer presentation of Microsoft and Bethesda games. The company won’t just show games for the next 12 months, as last year’s initiative failed (a quarter of projects were eventually rescheduled). However, Phil Spencer points out that this year’s fair will be rich and interesting.
After the end of the main part of Todd Howard’s fans, a separate Starfield Direct event awaits, which will be dedicated exclusively to the next game from the creators of The Elder Scrolls – it will be released on September 6, it’s time to show it.
Xbox Showcase and Starfield Direct
PC gaming show
When: June 11 at 23:00 Moscow time How long it takes: about 120 minutes.
A classic PC Gamer program. Here, first of all, there are independent developers and small publishers that focus on the PC. You shouldn’t expect any blockbusters, but fans of PC genres (strategy, tactics, simulators) should definitely check it out.
When: June 12 at 20:00 Moscow time How long: unknown.
An extremely important presentation both for Ubisoft itself and for fans of his work. The past two years have been very difficult for the company, there was no blockbuster, and the games were endlessly postponed. Therefore, it is now incredibly important for the publisher to show a strong lineup of games.
We are waiting for the gameplay of Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and the Star Wars game demo from studio Massive (The Division). Until March 31, 2024, the company plans to release six main games, it’s time to show them off.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Opening Night Live
When: August 22 at 21:00 Moscow time: unknown.
Another Jeff Keely show is already at gamescom 2023. The final chord of big shows is right up until December. Don’t expect insanely big announcements, although last year the show did close with a new Dead Island 2 announcement.
Warhammer Showcase – May 25 at 19:00 Moscow time. We are waiting for the show of Space Marines 2.Guerilla Collective – June 7 at 19:00 Moscow time. We are waiting for the presentation of little-known games The Future Games Show – June 10 at 20:00 Moscow time. We look forward to showcasing little-known games. Xbox Extended Showcase: June 13 at 8:00 p.m. Moscow time. Xbox Conference Extended Games Demo.
That’s all for now, but if anything new comes along, we’ll update the material right away. What is the presentation you look forward to the most? Or maybe there is a game you want to see more of? Tell it in the comments.
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