Twitch have announced that the “Summer Game Fest is better on Twitch,” hinting at “exclusive-only-on-Twitch content.”
The blog post explains the new /twitchgaming channel will host Summer Game Fest; along with partnering with “Riot, CD PROJEKT RED, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, 2K, the IGDA (International Game Developers Association), and more.”
Along side the exclusive content, the blog also hints at announcements, reveals, Twitch-exclusive drops, and Rivals tournaments.
The announcements and details Twitch are prepared to release can be found below.
That’s all we’ll say for now…
TWITCH RIVALS: VALORANT LAUNCH SHOWDOWN
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.
IGDA INDIE SHOWCASE
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.
TWITCH SUMMER GAME FEST AWARDS
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!
CO-STREAM IT ALL
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.