Summer Game Fest kickoff showcases Elden Ring, Death Stranding, Jurassic World, Blood Hunt
The highlight of the event was likely the much-anticipated trailer of Elden Ring along with a formal launch date. Here is a list of all the announcements that surfaced during Summer Game Fest Kickoff Livestream here.
Summer Game Fest Kickoff Livestream outlined some major announcements around upcoming games and updates with trailers and game-play demonstrations. The highlight of the event was likely the much-anticipated trailer of Elden Ring along with a formal launch date. Besides this, we also got trailers for Vampire the Masquerade: Blood Hunt, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, and Jurassic World: Evolution 2. Hideo Kojima even released a teaser for the upcoming Death Stranding: Director’s Cut during the showcase live stream. Other significant announcements included Season 4 of Call of Duty: Cold War Black Ops, new updates for Among Us and Escape from Tarkov. Here is a list of all the announcements that surfaced during Summer Game Fest Kickoff Livestream here.
Summer Game Fest kickoff event showcases new trailers; details
As promised by the hype trailer and previous statements, the show outlined some of the most awaited games coming. The lineup includes Elden Ring, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Metal Slug Tactics, Death Stranding: Director’s Cut, and Lost Ark. Hollywood Star Jeff Goldblum also took to the virtual stage to announce Jurassic World: Evolution 2. The event also showcased the debut gameplay trailer for Evil Dead: The Game along with the formal launch of Prime Matter, the game publishing house from Koch Media. As previously reported, Koch Media outlined 12 new games that it plans to launch in coming years.
Activision also shared information about Season 4 for Call of Duty: Cold War Black Ops and Warzone. Other announcements include Vampire the Masquerade: Blood Hunt, Salt, and Sacrifice for PS5 and PC. Game developer InnerSloth also shared information around a new Among Us mode with a teaser for a new map. Summer Game Fest kickoff live stream also shared details around Two Point Campus, Solar Ash, and a new map in Escape from Tarkov. Third-person MOBA, Smite is also getting a new Stranger Things DLC with Eleven, The Mind Flayer, and Hopper.
The showcase event also shared information around a new agent that Riot Games is planning to introduce in Valorant. The other games that we saw during the Summer Game Fest kick-off event include Planet of Lana, and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. This stream also showcased new titles like The Anacrusis from the developer, Stray Bombay Company.
New game trailers for Endless Dungeon, and more
Summer Game Fest organizer and presenter Geoff Keighley also revealed a new game development studio, Deviation Games working on a new PlayStation exclusive title. Nintendo Switch users will also get Sky: Children of Light on June 29. This long list concludes with a new trailer for Tales of Arise, Endless Dungeon, and House of Ashes.
The event also shared information about new content for existing titles including Overwatch 2, and Fall Guys including new skins and more. Overwatch 2 will get new skins for Baptiste and Sombra while Fall Guys will get the skin of 2B from Nier: Automata. Among all the titles, the event's highlight is likely Elden Ring with January 21, 2022, launch date. Revisiting the rest of the release dates, House of Ashes will launch on October 22, and Jurassic World: Evolution 2, Solar Ash, and Sable will release later this year.