May 27, 2020

Summer Game Fest is better on Twitch

Big gaming announcements? Check. New game reveals? We’ve got it. Twitch-exclusive Drops? That too. Rivals tournaments? Absolutely! Exclusive-only-on-Twitch content? You bet. New Twitch channel where it’s all going down? Yep, it’s /twitchgaming. Go ahead and follow it. Summer Game Fest, the biggest gaming event of the year is upon us and if you want to experience it the way it was meant to be, you’ll be watching on Twitch.

We’ve jam-packed our Summer Game Fest coverage with the best of the Fest plus exclusive content you can only find on Twitch. This is the only place where you can witness the future of gaming and join the conversation live with the largest gaming community on the planet. Plus, we’re partnering with some of the biggest names in the business to bring this to life - Riot, CD PROJEKT RED, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, 2K, the IGDA (International Game Developers Association), and more. 

It’s all happening on our new channel /twitchgaming; the new home for gaming news, events, and exclusive gaming-focused content - all led by Twitch streamers and their communities. There’s a lot in the works that we can’t share just yet, so be sure to check the schedule tab on /twitchgaming for upcoming streams and events. And make sure to follow /twitchgaming so you’re notified when we go live and you don’t miss a thing.

So, what can you expect to see?


That’s all we’ll say for now…


After a record breaking closed beta, Riot Game’s 5v5 character-based tactical shooter VALORANT is launching on June 2. To celebrate, Twitch Rivals is collaborating with Riot to execute the first set of competitive events for VALORANT on its grand opening weekend. These events will span the globe, with participation from some of your favorite creators in North America, Brazil, LATAM, Europe, Korea, and Japan.


Tune in to Twitch to see the latest gameplay and exclusive developer interviews from some of the biggest games coming from 2K this year.


We’ll be hosting a Twitch-exclusive Indie Showcase with some of the top titles launching this year. Join us live (date TBD!) for your chance to see some of the best content from indie studios before anyone else.  We’ll have developer AMAs so you can talk directly to the game creators, plus deep dives into each game. We’ve also got the Twitch-exclusive e-Jam developer contest lined up forJune 26-28. Indie studios and developers are partnering with students to help them create small games in just 48 hours. The finals will be hosted live on Twitch and you might just discover your next favorite game.


We’ll wrap up the Summer with a Twitch exclusive, community driven award show, recapping the best of the summer as voted on by YOU. Stay tuned for more details!


And last but not least, all of our Summer Game Fest content will be available for co-streaming. Watch alongside your community and revel in the glory as all the newness unfolds live.

We’ll see you at Summer Game Fest! In the meantime, follow /twitchgaming to get notified of all our events all Summer long.

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