Article originally published on 1st September.
With COVID-19 wrecking every public event for games, online is the way to go for these exhibitions. Luckily, the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association are prepared to do just that with Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online.
The organization just released the live stream schedule for their showcases via the Tokyo Game Show YouTube channel. Here are the highlights:
-24th September (Thursday) will have Xbox doing their Game Show showcase 2020. This is followed up with Square Enix(who has their own timetable of stuff going on) and Lightning Games. The latter will have some indie games like Hardcore Mecha, HAAK, and ANNO: Mutationem.
-25th September (Friday) will have Sega and Atlus showcasing their upcoming titles. We’re guessing another Yakuza game, a new Sonic(?) game, some tidbits on Shin Megami Tensei V, and a new Persona title. Capcom will also show off more Resident Evil Village.
-On 26th September (Saturday), D3 Publisher will show off Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, while a Cygames-sanctioned Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle tournament will take place. Koei Tecmo and Tencent will also appear and show off new titles too.
-On the last day, 27th September (Sunday), we’ll be getting a special Koei Tecmo Dynasty Warriors 20th Anniversary livestream, a Bandai Namco Sword Art Online and Scarlet Nexus special program, a Genshin Impact pre-launch live-stream, and a PUBG esports tournament to cap off the show.
You can tune to the livestream here on the 24th September onward. Full schedule right after the video which you can use right now to set a reminder for. All times are in GMT+8 (Malaysia, Singapore, The Philippines, etc.)
- 19:00 – Opening
- 20:00 – Xbox Tokyo Game Show Showcase 2020 (YouTube) – The Xbox Tokyo Game Show Showcase is a place where everyone can have fun.
- 21:00 – Square Enix (YouTube)
- 22:00 – Lightning Games (YouTube) – Three brand new indie titles presented by Lightning Games: Hardcore Mecha, HAAK, and ANNO: Mutationem. Don’t miss out on the freshest game development story and latest gameplay demonstration!
- 18:00 – Keynote
- 19:00 – Sega / Atlus TV (YouTube) – Check out Sega / Atlus’ lineup featuring existing and upcoming titles releasing this fall. Don’t miss the special Sega 60th anniversary event and other live stream broadcasts featuring various guest personalities as we bring you the latest information, including an overview of our Tokyo Game Show exhibit!
- 20:00 – GungHo Online Entertainment Tokyo Game Show Official Live Stream (YouTube)
- 21:00 – Capcom Special Program (YouTube) – Watch out for the Capcom Special Program, to be live-streamed as part of TGS 2020 Online! Reveals and latest game updates are planned for titles such as Resident Evil Village and more!
- 22:00 – Mouse Computer (YouTube)
- 23:00 – Efun New Title Information Live Stream (YouTube) – The latest information on Illusion Connect, Stella Chronicle, and two games expected to be launched next year by Efun.
- 24:00 (midnight) – Fujitsu Connected Technologies (YouTube) – An eSports variety program delivered using arrows 5G mobile technology.
- 10:00 – D3 Publisher: Save the Square Earth! Earth Defense Force: World Brothers TGS 2020 Live Stream (YouTube) – Introduce “Earth Defense Force: World Brothers” in the program.
- 11:00 – Happinet (YouTube) – Happinet plans to release information on a variety of new titles that Happinet will be responsible for selling in Japan. We are planning a variety of programs such as the introduction of unreleased information, video clips and gameplay videos.
- 13:00 – Spike Chunsoft: Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire (YouTube)
- 16:00 – Level-5 Special Meeting (YouTube) – Introducing the latest information on Level-5.
- 16:00 – GREE Animation Game Show 2020 (YouTube)
- 17:00 – Cygames: TGS 2020 Special Sneak Peek Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle (YouTube) – Tune in for a sneak peek at Cygames’ upcoming title, Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle, coming exclusively to Switch. Special guests from the game’s cast will be joining us in bringing you the latest previews and more for this highly anticipated release!
- 18:00 – Japan Game Awards 2020: Day 1
- 19:00 – Konami Info Show (YouTube) – Tune in for the latest Konami news and updates!
- 20:00 – Koei Tecmo Games: TGS 2020 Special Program: Two Key Titles (YouTube) – First half: The first live stream for Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy, , the first game in the Atelier series where the main character continues her journey! Second half: To be announced at a later date.
- 22:00 – I-O Data Device (YouTube) – I-O Data Device supports gameplay, practice, and streaming on a variety of devices. Here are some products that help gamers update their games just a little bit more.
- 23:00 – Tencent Games (YouTube)
- 10:00 – Linekong (YouTube) – Introduction to Ys series development history and connections; Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana smartphone game latest information; and give the latest version a try!
- 11:00 – Japan Electronics College (YouTube) – Introducing student works from the three game departments!
- 12:00 – Aqua (YouTube)
- 13:00 – AKRacing (YouTube)
- 14:00 – Koei Tecmo Games: Dynasty Warriors 20th Anniversary Live Stream (YouTube) – Conversations reflecting on the series’ trajectory, special plans to celebrate this milestone, the announcement of two new Dynasty Warriors series titles, and more!
- 15:00 – Konami: Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa Heisei Reiwa mo Teiban! (YouTube) – A special show featuring the latest Momotaro Dentetsu game, Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa Heisei Reiwa mo Teiban!
- 16:00 – Bandai Namco Entertainment: Sword Art Online and Scarlet Nexus Special Program (YouTube)
- 18:00 – Japan Game Awards 2020: Day 2
- 19:00 – KLab Games: Bleach: Brave Souls Bankai Live (YouTube) – Bleach: Brave Souls Bankai Live is coming to TGS 2020 Online! This program will have interactive elements like Co-Op Quests where viewers can play with the guests as well as all the latest Brave Souls news.
- 20:00 – miHoYo: Genshin Impact Pre-Launch Live Stream (YouTube) – A special program for TGS 2020 Online! On September 28, miHoYo will launch its new game Genshin Impact.
- 21:00 – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Japan eSports Conference 2020 (YouTube) – PUBG Corporation would like to display the development of eSports history in Japan, as well as future initiatives. In addition, a custom match will be implemented to commemorate the conference.
- 23:00 – Ending