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Summer Game Fest schedule goes live, surprise game reveal coming on May 12 (update)

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What you need to know

  • Geoff Keighley recently announced Summer Game Fest, a series of news and events from May to August.
  • The schedule for Summer Game Fest is now live, with new additions coming later on.
  • An Inside Xbox showcase for third-party Xbox Series X games kicks off Summer Game Fest on May 7.
  • Additionally, a surprise game reveal is coming on May 12.

Update: May 11, 2020 Several new events have been added to the calendar for Summer Game Fest, including a special showcase and interview on May 13 at 11:00 a.m. EST.

Recently, Geoff Keighley, host of the Game Awards, announced Summer Game Fest, a showcase for different publishers to reveal news, release demos and more. Phase 1 of the showcase consists of publishers like Bethesda, CD Projekt Red, PlayStation, Xbox and others. Summer Game Fest is scheduled to run from May through August.

The Summer Game Fest schedule is now live on the official website. As time goes on, more and more events will be added to this schedule. You can sign up for notifications so you see each event as they are announced.

Keighley had previously confirmed that the third-party Xbox Series X showcase would be the kickoff for Summer Game Fest, airing on May 7 at 8:00 a.m. PDT. There's also another interesting event on the schedule. A surprise game reveal is listed for May 12 at 9:00 a.m. PDT / 12:00 p.m. EST. No other indication is present as to what the game could be, so we'll have to wait for next week to see exactly what it is.

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Samuel Tolbert
Samuel Tolbert

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.