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Everything announced at Summer Game Fest 2024

One of the main characters of Monster Hunter Wilds
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The 2024 Summer Game Fest showcase just took place, and during it, Geoff Keighley highlighted games from all corners of the industry. We got updates on a variety of highly anticipated titles, including Capcom’s Monster Hunter Wilds, Sega’s Metaphor: ReFantazio, Bandai Namco Entertainment’s Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero, Warhorse Studios’ Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2, and more. Some new game announcements, like Lego Horizon Adventures, also kept the presentation interesting, along with some neat indie games.

Because the kickoff showcase for Summer Game Fest 2024 isn’t restricted to any one platform or game publisher, you’ll want to know what was announced here. To help you keep track of that, here’s a recap of every new announcement made over the course of Summer Game Fest 2024.

? SUMMER GAME FEST 2024 (Official 4K Livestream) - Friday, June 7 2p PT/5p ET/10p BST/11p CEST

Sony announces Lego Horizon Adventures for PS5, PC, and Switch

LEGO Horizon Adventures World Premiere Trailer | Summer Game Fest 2024

It turns out there was a secret game coming soon that Sony did not showcase in May’s State of Play. That title is Lego Horizon Adventures; as its name suggests, this is a Lego game set in the universe of games like Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West. It’s an isometric action game starring Aloy and her friends as they fight the mechanical creatures that populate its post-apocalyptic world. Lego Horizon Adventures will be released for PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch this holiday, making it a rare Nintendo Switch game published by PlayStation.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VII was announced by Firaxis and 2K

Sid Meier’s Civilization VII - Official Teaser Trailer

Prior to Summer Game Fest 2024, 2K teased that it would reveal a new game in one of its most popular franchises during Summer Game Fest. It turns out that game was Sid Meier’s Civilization VII, the next 4X strategy game from Firaxis Entertainment and legendary game designer Sid Meier. The trailer was purely cinematic, so not much was confirmed other than the game’s existence. Sid Meier’s Civilization VII will be released for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch in 2025.

Blumhouse is becoming a game publisher

Blumhouse Games Summer Game Fest 2024 Reveal - The Horror Starts Here

Blumhouse, the media company behind popular horror films like Five Nights and Freddy’s and Megan, is entering the video game industry as an indie game publisher. It unveiled its first slate of games, which include Crisol: Theater of Idol from Vermila Studios, Grave Seasons from Perfect Garbage, Sleep Awake from Eyes Out, Fear the Spotlight from Cozy Game Pals, The Simulation from Playmestudio, and a new game from Half Mermaid, the developers of Immortality.

Alan Wake 2 DLC is out tomorrow

Alan Wake 2 | Night Springs Expansion Launch Trailer

Alan Wake 2 developer Remedy Entertainment had been teasing something regarding a company called “Poison Pill Entertainment” on X, and during Summer Game Fest, we learned that was because they were teasing DLC for Alan Wake 2. It’s called Night Springs and will be released tomorrow, June 8. It will feature characters from other Remedy Games like Quantum Break and Control. Another nice surprise is that Alan Wake 2 will get a physical release this fall.

Valorant is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

Valorant - Cinematic Gameplay Trailer | PS5 Games

Developers from Riot Games came on stage during Summer Game Fest to confirm that Valorant, its popular competitive hero shooter, will finally be ported to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 soon. Riot put a lot of work into adapting the game for consoles, including tweaking the controls and adding a new gameplay feature called Focus. Valorant won’t support cross-play between PC and consoles for that reason, although cross-progression will be supported. PS5 and Xbox Series X/S betas for Valorant will begin on June 14.

Monster Hunter Wilds looks spectacular in new gameplay showcase

Monster Hunter Wilds - 2nd Trailer: The Hunter's Journey

Following a memorable appearance during May’s State of Play showcase, Capcom showed up with Monster Hunter Wilds again at Summer Game Fest 2024. It unveiled some of the new monsters that players can expect to encounter in the game and gave us a very clear look at some of its hunting gameplay. We also learned that the game will appear at Gamescom Opening Night Live and have its first public demo at Gamescom 2024.

Everything else

  • No More Room in Hell 2 was announced, and enters early access on PC around this Halloween.
  • A Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions, a quidditch sports game, was announced and launches on September 3.
  • A multiplayer indie game CuffBust was unveiled and will release in 2025.
  • Star Wars Outlaws got a new gameplay trailer featuring Lando Calrissian.
  • Neva, the beautiful new 2D platformer from the developers of Gris, received a gameplay trailer and confirmed a 2024 release.
  • Black Myth: Wukong got a new trailer that reaffirmed its August release date.
  • Asgard’s Wrath II got an accolades trailer.
  • Once Human received a trailer ahead of its release next month.
  • An ad for Amazon Luna aired.
  • Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 got a new trailer.
  • Developers from Atlus came on stage to discuss Metaphor: ReFantazio and showed off a new trailer for it.
  • Batman: Arkham Shadow got a new cinematic trailer featuring Rat King and Commissioner Gordon, and confirmed a gameplay trailer is coming at Gamescom.
  • M. Bison, Terry Bogard, Mai, and Elena are coming to Street Fighter 6 as DLC.
  • Tears of Metal was announced.
  • Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero got a new gameplay trailer showing off more fighters, its story mode, and its October 11 release date.
  • Delta Force Hawk Ops unveiled its Extraction Mode and showed off its campaign, which is an officially licensed adaptation of Black Hawk Down.
  • Fatal Fury: City of the Wolves debuted some new fighters in its latest trailer and early 2025 release window.
  • Isometric action game Battle Crush got a June 27 release date.
  • Some new mecha for multiplayer action game Mecha Break were shown off.
  • Power Rangers is getting a retro-inspired 2D beat ’em up called Rita’s Rewind from Digital Eclipse.
  • Deer & Boy was announced.
  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2 got a new trailer
  • Slitterhead, a Silent Hill spiritual successor from Bokeh Game Studio, received its first gameplay trailer and comes out this November 8.
  • Cult classic animated movie Killer Bean is getting a video game, and it will enter early access later this summer.
  • Furi developer The Game Bakers revealed its next game, a climbing adventure called Cairn.
  • Ivy Road and Annapurna Interactive announced Wanderstop.
  • Unknown9: Awakening got a new trailer and releases this fall.
  • Monster Hunter Stories‘ remake got a trailer ahead of its release next week, and Capcom highlighted the sales it is currently running.
  • Enotria: The Last Song received a cinematic trailer.
  • The First Descendant got a July 2 release date.
  • Among Us developer Innersloth announced its indie game fund Outersloth and some of the indie games it’s funding, including Project Dosa from Thirsty Sutiors developer Outerloop Games.
  • The Among Us animated series got a trailer.
  • Sonic x Shadow Generations showed off more of Shadow’s campaign and confirmed an October 25 release date.
  • Survival game Dune: Awakening received a new cinematic trailer and will appear at Gamescom Opening Night Live.
  • Battle Aces, a new real-time strategy game, was announced by Uncapped Games and Tencent.
  • Season 3 of The Finals is Japanese-themed.
  • New World: Aeternum comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S on October 15.
  • Honkai Star Rail’s next update received a trailer.
  • A gameplay trailer for Dark and Darker was shown.
  • Capcom’s Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess is out on July 19.
  • We learned Hyper Light Breaker’s campaign is fully playable in co-op.
  • Party Animals showed its upcoming content in a new game.
  • Tim Robinson starred in a live-action trailer for skate. and confirmed that console playtesting is coming this fall.
  • Palworld is getting a new island called Sakurajima in a June 27 update that will also bring new Pals, dedicated servers on Xbox, new buildings, a higher level cap, a new raid and stronghold, a PvP Arena mode, and more.
  • We saw a new clip of Inside Out 2.
  • Supercell promoted its new mobile game Squad Busters with a live-action trailer starring Ken Jeong and more Hollywood actors.
  • Phantom Blade 0 got a new gameplay trailer and will be playable at several events throughout the rest of the year.

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