Unlike the E3 counterpart, Summer Game Fest is a sequence of digital events from publishers and game developers alike. It is not exactly an event but instead an annual kickoff show, a wide umbrella that was set up by The Game Awards host, Geoff Keighley and began in 2020 as an alternative to E3.
Summer Game Fest is arguably the most prominent event on the gaming calendar without the rigid influence of shows like E3. The nexus of events unveil a variety of reveals and announcements related to video games that are live-streamed by many game publishers and developers.
This year’s show was chock-full of updates, reveals, and announcements on the most anticipated games. Goliaths like Xbox Game Studios, Sony, Epic Games, and more have already participated in Summer Game Fest 2022, revealing alluring updates. The “main” event has already concluded, but the remaining publishers are still planning to host their showcases later this month.
Summer Game Fest has proven to be a highly successful digital event alternative in the plague-infested world. However, Summer Game Fest has more to offer than just events to enjoy. It appears that gamers also have an opportunity to chime in and celebrate the occasion.
A couple of days ago, Xbox announced that the Summer Game Fest demo event was on the horizon, which brings us over 30 demos of unreleased titles on the Microsoft Store. The game demos are officially available to be played starting from June 21st (today) to June 27th.
Yes, gamers can access over 30 unreleased titles without paying a dime. Some available charming game demos include Saints Row Boss Factory, Tinykin, Broken Pieces, Severed Steel, Tales of Arise, and much more.
Summer Game Fest brings an incredible opportunity for gamers to indulge in unreleased titles and be a playtester for developers. This is a distinct approach since demos available in the demo channel are only available if the title has been fully released and is available to be purchased.
Providing demos of over 30 unreleased games on the Microsoft Store is a satisfying two-way deal. It ought to entertain gamers who might want to play an anticipated title early before release. On the other hand, this deal will benefit developers who can review and fix the bugs and issues by using input from gamers.
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