The third version of Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest has seen announcements for a lot of gaming's biggest franchises all through the various designer showcases. Microsoft's Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase highlighted profoundly expected games like Starfield and Redfall while Sony's State of Play showed off notable franchises like Street Fighter 6 and Final Fantasy 16. Presently, a new update from Keighley has uncovered 2022's Summer Game Fest was the most successful showing the occasion has seen yet with more to come.
With Geoff Keighley looking to assume control in the absence of E3 for the second time in three years, a large number of gaming's most famous developers have met up for Summer Game Fest 2022. June has previously seen significant presentations from Sony, Microsoft, and Sega and rumors have persisted about a potential Nintendo Direct broadcast to approach the month's end. The E3 elective has obviously been a massive success as a new report from Geoff Keighley confirms 2022's live showcase saw the largest viewership numbers in Summer Game Fest history.
An infographic transferred to Keighley's Twitter Wednesday evening uncovered that Summer Game Fest 2022's live showcase on June 9 saw north of 27 million livestreams, a 8% increase from last year's. The showcase boasted a pinnacle simultaneous viewership of over 3.5 million worldwide viewers with the show's presence on Twitter increasing significantly contrasted with the 2021 occasion. The infographic also uncovered that the live showcase boasted north of 6,000 co-streamers during the occasion.
Yet again the post concludes with Keighley reaffirming that the Summer Game Fest will return for another year with next year's occasion set for June. The Game Awards host had previously uncovered that Summer Game Fest will highlight its first in-person occasion in 2023 with the occasion clearly set to run alongside E3's arranged return for next summer. Keighley has yet to uncover a set date for next year's showcase outside the June 2023 window with Summer Game Fest likely looking to try not to clash with E3's in-person festivities.
Sony and Microsoft are just a couple of the numerous developers who have highlighted gaming juggernauts all through the month as a piece of the Summer Game Fest festivity. Devolver Digital's showcase highlighted a lot of new trailers for indie games like Cult of the Lamb and Skate Story while Sega's Sonic Central showed off new gameplay of the exceptionally expected Sonic Frontiers. With 2022's occasion boasting record numbers and high-profile announcements in abundance, Summer Game Fest has established itself as a chief occasion in gaming.