Summer Game Fest showrunner Geoff Keighley announced the initial lineup of partners for the June 9th showcase and activities throughout June 2022. These partners including major Japanese publishers such as SEGA/Atlus, Square Enix, Bandai Namco, and Capcom. In addition, western and worldwide partners such as EA, HoYoverse, 2K, Activision, and Xbox make their presence known.
The first stop for Summer Game Fest 2022 is PlayStation’s State of Play showcase on June 2nd. This event features 30 minutes of game updates, reveals, and news for all things PlayStation. State of Play on June 2nd also includes a look into several games coming to PlayStation VR 2.
Previously, Sony confirmed that PlayStation VR 2 would release with over 20 major games at launch. The launch lineup includes major 1st party PlayStation titles and 3rd party titles. In addition, 2 unannounced live service PlayStation games will release by March 31st, 2023. The likelyhood of one of these games being shown off at State of Play is high.
News about Sonic Frontiers, Star Ocean: The Divine Force, and Final Fantasy VII 25th Anniversary are confirmed for June 2022. Although E3 2022 is absent this summer, the showcases and plethora of expected gaming news continues as planned.