“Summer Game Fest” declared the first event “Day of the Devs” in 2021. “Day of the Devs” is an event that presents the indie games played by Double Fine Productions and Iam8bit every year.
A year ago, because of the pandemic of the new Coronavirus, various gameplay trailers were released at digital events in June and July as part of the four-month event “Summer Game Fest” hosted by Geoff Keighley. Furthermore, indie titles, for example, “Sky: Children of the Light”, “Drake Hollow”, and “Sea of Stars” were declared.
Coordinators behind Summer Game Fest affirmed today that it will return in June, and will again incorporate the Day Of The Devs feature. The news descended today as it would seem that Geoff Keighley and friends will be proceeding with their festival plans of having close daily video game uncovers or presentation streams flaunting new titles in transit.
Alongside the festivities, they will bring Day Of The Devs back into the fold as a feature of their presentation, co-produced by Double Fine Productions and iam8bit. Beginning today, any developers keen on partaking in Day of the Devs: Summer Game Fest Edition can present their games for thought.
This option in contrast to E3 made by The Game Awards’ mastermind Geoff Keighley initially arose a year ago in the wake of E3 2020’s cancellation. Summer Game Fest was made up of a few events between May and August 2020. This year, the event will be more focused. It doesn’t begin until June with one more Day of the Devs exhibit.
When is Day of the Devs: Summer Game Fest 2021?
At present, the Day of the Devs showcase has an ambiguous JUNE 2021 window. Geoff Keighley and the Day of the Devs team expect the uncover a more specific date close by a more detailed schedule of events “in the coming weeks.” We will update this post when a date is uncovered. For reference, a year ago’s event occurred on June 22, 2020.
It will be held digitally again this year, yet it is said that both indie games and AAA games will be announced this time. There will likewise be a video game music performance (a year ago was a “Bugsnax” concert!).
What is Day of the Devs?
“The developer showcase will feature new video game content, including world exclusive news and gameplay, plus video game musical performances,” the press release uncovering the event clarifies. “Day of the Devs celebrates the creativity, diversity, and magic of the indie game community.”
If the current year’s show following a similar formula as the 2020 event, it’ll be a laid-back two-hour feature that is intended to essentially feature games that don’t frequently get a platform. There will be some AAA declarations to attract more viewers.
What reveals can we expect from Day of the Devs
A year ago’s event featured trailers for Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, a SMITE and Avatar: The Last Airbender crossover, and a few indie games like The Artful Escape. Up until now, no developers have affirmed their involvement, however, this is additionally something Geoff Keighley and co. will declare in the coming weeks.
Anticipate that the event should for the most part contain indie games, several greater declarations perhaps peppered in. In case you’re an indie game developer who wants to uncover their game, you really get the opportunity to also. Indie designers can present their game through Google Form until April 9 for the opportunity to be featured.
Getting featured in Day of the Devs will be totally free for the improvement group. This ought to give a more open option in contrast to developers who probably won’t have the option to manage the cost of the expense of officially going to E3.
Developers can sign up for game titles they are thinking about presenting at this event from today to April 9th.
This is the first news on an event scheduled for 2021’s Summer Game Fest. The “Summer Game Fest” will begin in June and will be held for a long time during the summer. Official Twitter reports that this year is probably going to be somewhat darker than a year ago. E3, which was canceled in 2020, is scheduled to be held this summer, however, it has been decided to hold it online.