The 2021 version of The Game Awards, the annual Oscars-like award present for video video games, will take place on December ninth. The present will take place on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and in contrast to final 12 months, there will be an in-person viewers — although it will be an invite-only occasion. Particulars about particular well being and security protocols for the in-person occasion will be shared “in the approaching weeks,” in accordance with a press launch.
The awards, which will be hosted by creator and govt producer Geoff Keighley, will even be livestreamed on greater than 40 completely different platforms, so that you’ll have the ability to watch from residence in order for you. The present organizers are additionally promising that there will be “free playable recreation content material” out there as a part of an “immersive digital expertise.”
Like earlier years, The Game Awards will additionally function “first-look world premieres and new recreation bulletins.” There was some big news in 2020, together with the bulletins of Master Chief in Fortnite and Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Microsoft introduced an enormous shock to the 2019 present: the reveal of the Xbox Series X. There aren’t any particulars about what bulletins to anticipate this 12 months, but when previous years are any indication, there may very well be some enjoyable surprises in retailer.