Summer Game Fest 2023, the biggest midyear gaming event, will be going live soon and the start time for the opening showcase has now been confirmed by Geoff Keighley. With several highly anticipated titles set to be revealed during the livestream, the excitement surrounding it is becoming palpable as players and professionals alike are gearing up for announcements that’ll shape the rest of the year’s release calendar.
Some of the game’s that’ll likely be shown throughout its duration include the first gameplay from Mortal Kombat 1, additional details on the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3 start time, and a closer look at the magical FPS, Immortals of Aveum. SGF 2023 will then be followed by a slew of other events in the following days including the Xbox Games Showcase and the Capcom Showcase, meaning gamers are in for a ton of treats this June.
In order to help you prepare for the kickoff celebration ahead of time, though, we’ll be listing down the Summer Game Fest start times per region below as well as the official channels where you can watch it so you won’t miss a single moment.
Summer Game Fest 2023 start times US
- June 8, 2023 at 12 PM PT
- June 8 ,2023 at 3 PM ET
Summer Game Fest 2023 start time UK
- June 8, 2023 at 8 PM BST
Summer Game Fest 2023 start time EU
- June 8, 2023 at 9 PM CET
Summer Game Fest 2023 start time Aus
- June 9, 2023 at 5 AM AEST
Summer Game Fest 2023 start time NZ
- June 9, 2023 at 7 AM NZST
Where to watch the Summer Game Fest 2023 showcase
You’ll be able to watch the Summer Game Fest 2023 opening showcase by tuning into the event’s official YouTube, Twitch, Steam, TikTok, or Twitter channels. According to a previous post from Geoff Keighley, SGF will also be airing on WeChat for the first time, so if you make use of the messaging app then you’ll be able to tune in as well. Here are the direct links to the channels you can watch from so you won’t need to search them up:
- Summer Game Fest YouTube
- Summer Game Fest Twitch
- Summer Game Fest Steam
- Summer Game Fest TikTok
- Summer Game Fest Twitter
Now that you know when the event is going to start and where you can watch it, check out our guides on the Fury Against Fate quest and how to get a mount in Diablo 4 in the meantime so you can slay demons while you wait.