When and where to watch the Summer Game Fest today (June 8)? Start time for all regions and what to expect

Summer Game Fest 2023
All about Summer Game Fest 2023 (Image via Summer Game Fest)

One of the most highly anticipated events of the year, Summer Game Fest 2023, will be kicking off later today. There is a lot that Geoff Keighley will be unpacking in the show, and with the number of teaser trailers and small reveals that have preceded the event, the community is very excited for the show to finally start.

There has been a fair bit of curiosity among fans as to when the event will start and how they will be able to watch it. Today's guide will go over the start time of the Summer Game Fest 2023 for all regions and what players will be able to expect from it.

When is Summer Game Dest 2023 airing?

Summer Game Fest 2023 will be airing today, June 8, 2023, during the following regional timings:

Region Time
12 pm
ET3 pm
BST8 pm
AET5 am (June 9)

3 pm EST to Central

Summer Game Fest 2023 will air at 3 pm Eastern (EST) or 2 pm Central (CST) or 12 pm Pacific (PST).

Where to watch the Summer Game Fest 2023?

You can watch the show on one of the following official streaming platforms:

Who will be attending Summer Game Fest 2023? All major partners revealed

There will be over 40 partners in the event this time around. Here are the names of some major ones who will be present at the show:

  • Activision
  • Amazon Games
  • Annapurna Interactive
  • Bandai Namco
  • Behaviour Interactive
  • Capcom
  • CD Projekt Red
  • Devolver Digital
  • Digital Extremes
  • Disney
  • EA Games
  • Epic Games
  • Focus Entertainment
  • Gearbox Publishing
  • Grinding Gear Games
  • HoYoVerse
  • Kabam
  • Larian Games
  • Level Infinite
  • Magic The Gathering
  • Neowiz
  • Netflix Games
  • Nexon
  • Niantic
  • North Beach
  • Paradox Interactive
  • Pearl Abyss
  • Phoenix Labs
  • Plaion
  • PlayStation
  • Pocket Pair
  • Razer
  • Samsung Gaming Hub
  • Second Dinner
  • Sega
  • Smilegate Entertainment
  • Square Enix
  • Steam
  • Techland
  • Tribeca Festival
  • Ubisoft
  • Warner Bros. Interactive
  • Xbox

What to expect and look forward to in Summer Gamer Fest 2023?


There will indeed be a lot of reveals at the event, but one of the biggest highlights will be more information regarding the upcoming Mortal Kombat 1 by NetherRealm Studios. The game garnered a great deal of excitement amongst franchise fans when it was revealed a couple of weeks ago, and after the success of Street Fighter 6, the FGC (Fighting Game Community) will definitely be looking forward to learning more about upcoming fighter.

Another game that many will be looking to get more information about is Alan Wake 2. This title was years in the making, and it will likely get additional gameplay reveals in the upcoming showcase.

More Final Fantasy 16 gameplay will also be on the cards, and the next Call of Duty is also something that might make an appearance.

It should be noted that these announcements are just the tip of the iceberg, and this year's Summer Game Fest will certainly not disappoint.

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Edited by Siddharth Satish
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