Ryu’s Office announced a variety of guest appearances and games to be featured at INDIE Live Expo 2022. Games such as Palworld and Overlord: Escape from Nazarick will debut new information during the event. Additionally, live performances by Japanese artists such as Dainashi will be held.
INDIE Live Expo 2022 is set for May 21st through May 22nd. The two-day event will be streamed around the world in English, Japanese and Chinese. DLsite, PLAYISM, PlayStation and Shueisha Games are just a few of the many partners for the event. Fans can also expect an Xbox sale and Steam sale during the event.
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TOKYO — May 17, 2022 — INDIE Live Expo 2022 announces the first wave of INDIE Live Premieres, guest appearances, and special segments for the latest entry in the biannual digital showcase series connecting indie game fans worldwide. Viewers can watch the two-day event on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and Bilibili in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
INDIE Live Premiere will feature multiple announcements for upcoming titles, with numerous surprises and updates for previously-revealed games. The show will feature new info about Palworld, the multiplayer, open-world survival crafting from developers Pocketpair Inc., which had a world premiere at INDIE Live Expo 2021. Viewers can also expect an update on OVERLORD: ESCAPE FROM NAZARICK, based on the anime series OVERLORD developed by Engines Inc and published by Kadokawa Games.
ILE 2022 will feature special segments presented by a variety of indie game supporters from around the world. These supporters include PlayStation; publishers PLAYISM, Freedom Games, and Shueisha Games; Japanese Vtuber platform #fingger; and digital content store DLsite.
Additionally, an INDIE Live Expo sale is now live on the Microsoft Store on Xbox through Tuesday, May 24, and a Steam event with discounts will go live shortly Saturday, May 21 at 12:00 AM JST through Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 PM JST. Both stores will feature games set to appear in this year’s show, alumni of previous events, and many more developers’ titles.
Various special guests, including some surprises during ILE, will appear throughout the two-day event, with DAY 1: Let’s Play highlighting currently available and Early Access titles and DAY 2: Premiere focusing on unreleased games. Dainashi, one of Japan’s most popular cover artists of video game music, returns for INDIE Live Expo 2022 for a new performance of indie game music.
“Bringing INDIE Live Expo to life requires an incredible amount of cooperative work with partners all over the world,” said Ryuta Konuma, Founder, Ryu’s Office. “Thanks to the efforts of all our collaborators, INDIE Live Expo 2022 will be the biggest yet, and we can’t wait to show the world just what we and our partners have planned!”
INDIE Live Expo 2022’s two-day broadcast begins on Saturday, May 21, 2:30 AM PDT for DAY 1: Let’s Play, and continues on Sunday, May 22, 2:30 AM PDT for DAY 2: Premiere. English language viewers can watch their broadcasts on INDIE Live Expo’s official YouTube, Twitch, and Twitter accounts at these links:
DAY 1: Let’s Play
DAY 2: Premiere