Every major gaming showcase in June: a full schedule
June is a huge month in the gaming industry, with showcases from some of the industry's biggest developers and publishers revealing some highly anticipated titles as well as surprise announcements. Here's a quick rundown of the June events and what to expect from each of them.
June 7: Guerrilla Collective Showcase @ 9 a.m. PDT/5 p.m. BST
- The Guerrilla Collective showcase has returned with a strong emphasis on showcasing some of the most intriguing and anticipated indie titles from a variety of developers. The event's Steam page has been released ahead of the showcase, giving us a taste of what to expect from its sponsors, including PlayStation. Fans can also start adding games to their wishlists and even play demos ahead of time. The show can be watched live on its official YouTube and Twitch channels.
June 8: Summer Games Fest Showcase @ 12 p.m. PDT/8 p.m. BST
- Geoff Keighley is back with his other, more casual event, Summer Game Fest. The main show will be held in front of a live audience for the first time and will feature world premieres, developer talks, and updates from many industry heavy hitters such as Activision and Electronic Arts (EA), with Keighley stating that three or four "pretty big" announcements can be expected. It will be broadcast live on the YouTube and Twitch channels of The Game Awards, as well as TikTok, Steam, and Kick.
June 8: Day of the Devs @ 2 p.m. PDT/10 p.m. BST
- Following the opening Summer Game Fest showcase is Double Fine and iam8bits' Day of the Devs, an indie-focused conference. This is usually one of the more exciting showcases, especially for those who are into the indie scene, as some more unique ideas are shown. You can find out more about what and who will be there by following the event's official Twitter account, which has begun retweeting a variety of smaller developers who will be attending. The show will be broadcast on The Game Awards' channels, including YouTube and Twitch, though some publications, such as IGN, will have dedicated streams for the event.
June 8: Devolver Digital @ 3 p.m. PDT/11 p.m. BST
- Devolver Digital, the publisher of Cult of the Lamb, confirmed that Devolver Direct would return in May; while no details have been revealed, we can expect to see something from the upcoming titles The Plucky Squire and Gunbrella. Volvy, a mascot that we all "grew up loving," according to the developer, will also make a return, and he appears to have landed in a few of the publisher's upcoming releases. A live stream of the show will be available on Devolver's YouTube and Twitch channels.
June 9: Access-Ability Summer Showcase @ 8 a.m. PDT/4 p.m. BST
- The Access-Ability Showcase is a brand new showcase that aims to highlight currently released and upcoming games created by disabled developers, complete with details about each game's accessibility options and talks from a number of disability advocates. Attendees include Hyper Luminal Games, Whitehorn Games, and Soft Leaf Studio, with new information regarding Cult of the Lamb also being announced. It will be available on Laura Kate Dale's YouTube and Twitch channels, as well as in audio-described, ASL, and BSL versions.
June 9: Tribeca Games Spotlight @ 12 p.m. PDT/8 p.m. BST
- Tribeca Festival, best known for its film showcase, has announced that for the third year in a row, it will feature a selection of games, including Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical and Goodbye Volcano High, complete with premiere trailers and playable demos for festival attendees. Hideo Kojima: Connecting Worlds, a documentary film about the creator of Metal Gear and Death Stranding, will also be shown, with appearances by Guillermo del Toro and Norman Reedus. It will most likely be streamed on Tribeca's official YouTube channel, but IGN has its own stream ready to go.
June 10: Wholesome Direct @ 9 a.m. PDT/5 p.m. BST
- As much as we enjoy blowing things up and killing bad guys, there are times when you need a break from the action, which is where Wholesome Games comes in. Wholesome Games, the curator, will host Wholesome Direct, showcasing over 70 indie titles with cute and cozy visuals and gameplay, including titles from Subliminal, Star Garden Games, and Unpacking developer Witch Beam. The show will be broadcast live on the Wholesome Games YouTube and Twitch channels.
June 10: Future Games Show @ 10 a.m. PDT/6 p.m. BST
- This year, GameRadar's Future Games Show will return with a 70-minute show featuring over 40 trailers for upcoming titles on all major platforms, including Lords of the Fallen and Enchanted Portals. The show, which will be hosted by Yuri Lowenthal and Laura Bailey, who played Peter Parker and Mary Jane in Insomniac's Marvel's Spider-Man, will be streamed live on YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, and Twitter.
June 11: Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct @ 10 a.m. PDT/6 p.m. BST
- It's finally time for the much-anticipated 2-in-1 showcase. Microsoft will show us what to expect from its many studios under the Xbox banner shortly, with hints pointing to a new Psychonauts title and the long-awaited Fable appearing. This will be immediately followed by an entire showcase dedicated to Bethesda's Starfield, which will include gameplay and additional information from the studio including the charismatic Todd Howard himself. It will be streamed to Xbox's YouTube and Twitch accounts, with an ASL version also available.
June 11: PC Gaming Show @ 1 p.m. PDT or 9 p.m. BST
- The next event is PCGamer's PC Gaming Show, which will feature 55 games and 20 new announcements. According to the publication, the show includes Baldur's Gate 3, Frostpunk 2, and Dune: Awakening, a brand-new game from Klei, with hosts Sean "Day " Plott and Frankie Ward. The show will be available on YouTube, Twitch, Steam, and the Chinese platform Bilibili.
June 12: Ubisoft Forward Live @ 10 a.m. PDT/6 p.m. BST
- Ubisoft has returned and is ready to show off what it has been working on for quite some time. Fans can look forward to Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, The Crew Motorfest, and, of course, Assassin's Creed, specifically Mirage, which was just given an October release date. The publisher did hint in a recent teaser trailer that a mystery game would appear, which some believe could be Massive's Star Wars title or Ubisoft Singapore's delayed Skull and Bones. The live stream will be available on the company's YouTube channel.
June 12: Capcom Showcase @ 3 p.m. PDT/11 p.m. BST
- Following the success of Street Fighter 6 and the Resident Evil 4 remake, Capcom is ready to reveal what's next. Its official website states that more information about the lineup will be released "as we get closer to the event," but we can almost certainly expect to see the remastered Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective and the upcoming Dragon's Dogma 2. It's also the company's 40th anniversary, so a big announcement is possible. It will last approximately 36 minutes and will be streamed live on YouTube.
June 13: Xbox Games Extended Showcase @ 10 a.m. PDT/6 p.m. BST
- Microsoft has decided to split its main showcase into two parts, giving us a more in-depth look at the titles revealed during the June 11 event. It will include developer interviews, updates, news, and other information about its studios and products. If anything piques your interest the first time around, be sure to check out this bonus show on YouTube or Twitch.