Geoff Keighley will return to host Gamescom Opening Evening Reside, which can happen this yr on August 24. Keighley introduced his plans with a promise that the present will characteristic “bulletins, information, and surprises.”
One issue left unmentioned in his announcement is the format of this yr’s present. Final yr’s Gamescom Opening Evening Reside occurred on a digital stage with social distancing measures in place, and with no reside viewers, as a result of coronavirus pandemic. With vaccination campaigns underway in lots of nations, this yr’s present may need some components return to regular.
Gamescom Opening Evening Reside is the kickoff to the yr’s largest European video games present, set in Cologne, Germany. It is typically handled as a up to date of exhibits like E3 and Tokyo Sport Present. Keighley has been internet hosting Opening Evening Reside since 2019. He mentioned that extra information will probably be coming this summer season.
It is official: I’m returning to provide and host @gamescom Opening Evening Reside.
We’ll see you reside on Tuesday, August 24 for a spectacular showcase occasion full of online game bulletins, information and surprises.
Extra information later this summer season! pic.twitter.com/yJMVDmW7nK
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) March 18, 2021
The announcement comes as this yr’s model of E3 has nonetheless not been detailed. It is unclear if the event is still happening, and whether it is, what type it’s going to take. The ESA has scheduled the occasion for June 15-17, however registration has not opened. The Los Angeles tourism board has indicated that it won’t be an in-person event.