At the moment is a giant day for the video games business, as The Sport Awards is returning tonight. Not solely will the present dole out awards to quite a lot of video games throughout many classes, however we’ll even be getting some new recreation reveals as nicely. Briefly, there’s going to be slightly one thing for everybody, even those that aren’t all for awards exhibits basically.
How and when to observe The 2021 Sport Awards
Fortunately for these all for watching, The Sport Awards historically livestreams on numerous platforms. The simplest means for many of us to observe will in all probability be on YouTube (through the livestream we’ve embedded under) or Twitch. On YouTube, the present will probably be streaming in 4K, whereas Twitch will supply a particular Sport Awards extension that may enable viewers to work together with the stream. On each platforms, co-streaming is allowed, so that you’ll have the ability to watch different streamers co-stream the occasion too.
If YouTube and Twitch aren’t fairly your fashion, there are extra platforms past those who will probably be internet hosting the present. The Sport Awards web site lists platforms like Fb, Twitter, IGN, GameSpot, and TikTok as international streaming companions, so there are lots of extra locations to observe past simply Twitch and YouTube. The Sport Awards additionally has quite a few streaming companions worldwide, so when you reside outdoors of the US, it is likely to be price checking that web page we simply linked to see if there are any platforms internet hosting the stream in your area.
Whereas the principle present doesn’t kick off till 8 PM EST tonight, there will probably be a pre-show starting at 7:30 PM EST. Whereas the largest award of the evening is undoubtedly Sport of the 12 months – the nominees for which embody Deathloop, It Takes Two, Metroid Dread, Psychonauts 2, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aside, and Resident Evil Village – there are 30 awards in all that span gaming and gaming-adjacent classes.
What we count on at The Sport Awards this 12 months
Other than the plain awards ceremony, The Sport Awards additionally serves as a spot for builders to disclose their upcoming video games. The outline on that YouTube livestream we’ve embedded above provides away a few these reveals, noting that Jim Carrey and Ben Schwartz will probably be readily available to disclose Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (the film, not the sport from 1992), whereas Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will debut The Matrix Awakens.
The Sport Awards host and producer Geoff Keighley has been making the rounds hyping up his present, saying in a current interview with ForTheWin that there will probably be a number of recreation bulletins on the extent of the Elden Ring reveal we noticed over the summer time.
In a current AMA on Reddit, Keighley additionally mentioned that the present ought to final round three hours, so plan on settling in if you wish to watch the present from begin to end. He additionally confirmed that there will probably be some shock visitors at The Sport Awards, so we’re in for a minimum of a few surprises. We don’t have for much longer to attend earlier than The Sport Awards is underway, so tune in to one of many livestreams we’ve linked above at 7:30 PM EST, 4:30 PM Pacific if you wish to watch the present play out reside tonight (December 9, 2021).