> The organization of Gamescom has made public the new programming of this year’s event, as known slipped to an exclusively digital plan.
The Opening Night Live by Geoff Keighley will kick off the dance and be the last event of the Summer Game Fest, and the recently announced date will change slightly,
The new date has been set to August 27, a three-day delay, and will kick off a series of online events that will last until August 30.
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Quick update: @gamescom Opening Night Live will now take place live on August 27 and kick off 3 days of @gamescom 2020. We’re planning a spectacular show that will also be the grand finale of @summergamefest More at https://t.co/KRzKTQeHcs pic.twitter.com/3gVEvG1so7
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) May 18, 2020
“We are planning a spectacular show,” let Keighley know, presenter and producer of the event, without yet unbuttoning on the industry players who will be involved in the event.
Last year, Opening Night Live had as its highest moment a live demonstration commented by Hideo Kojima of Death Stranding .
The digital plans of Gamescom 2020 foresee the introduction of new formats , including Awesome Indies , which will act as a spotlight for the most important announcements from the independent scene, and Daily Show , such as says n Like himself a daily broadcast that will highlight all the initiatives of the event.
Other events and promotions will be held individually by the individual partners of Gamescom 2020, operating under the umbrella of the German label. A similar program had been in the thoughts of E3 before being shelved.
This content will be highlighted on the portal Gamescom Now , a hub inaugurated last year where players can find the live reports and information disclosed at the end of August.
Best of Show , on August 30, will close this year’s Gamescom offering a summary of what happened during the course of the year. event and will award the traditional end of fair awards.