Gamescom Opening Night Live pushed back to August 27

Gamescom Opening Night Live
Gamescom Opening Night Live (Image credit: Geoff Keighley)

Gamescom Opening Night Live

Source: Geoff Keighley (Image credit: Source: Geoff Keighley)

What you need to know

  • Gamescom Opening Night Live is a digital show that will conclude Summer Game Fest.
  • It's being produced by Geoff Keighley, host of the Game Awards.
  • Gamescom Opening Night Live is being moved back slightly and will now begin on August 27.

While Gamescom Opening Night Live was previously scheduled to begin on August 24, there's been a slight change of plans. Geoff Keighley, host of Gamescom Opening Night Live, shared today that the showcase was being moved back slightly. It'll now begin on August 27, 2020. Gamescom Opening Night Live is the finale to the Summer Game Fest, a series of events collected by Keighley into one large summer-long program.

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While the physical show for Gamescom 2020 was cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic, the Opening Night Live showcase is kicking off three days of digital events for Gamescom.

If you're curious when every gaming event this summer is happening, you can check our master list right here, which includes the full lineup for Summer Game Fest that has been revealed so far.

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