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You might not know it, but you are living through 2021’s Summer Game Mess. This includes the digital Electronic Entertainment Expo as well as other events like Steam Next Fest and Summer Game Fest. But when is E3? And when does Summer Game Fest begin? Oh, and what about all of the satellite events? Well, that’s what we’re here for.

Summer Game Mess is our attempt to bring everything that is happening together into one schedule. We will do our best to keep this updated, but if you see a discrepancy, please feel free to contact us to let us know.

Let’s get to the list — if an event doesn’t have a time alongside it, consider that to be announced.

Saturday, June 5

Wednesday, June 9

Thursday, June 10

Friday, June 11

Saturday, June 12

E3 2021 begins

You can watch all of the below E3 events on the E3’s channels, including its Twitch.


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E3 Day One: Saturday, June 12

E3 Day Two: Sunday, June 13

  • Xbox + Bethesda Showcase @ 10 a.m. Pacific time
  • Square Enix @ 12:15pm Pacific time
  • PC Gaming Show
  • Future Games Show @ 4pm Pacific time
  • Warner Bros. Games
  • Back4Blood
  • 24 Entertainment

E3 Day Three: Monday, June 14

  • Several indie devs
  • Take-Two Interactive
  • Mythical Games
  • Freedom Games
  • Razer
  • Capcom
  • Verizon
  • Intellivision
  • Venn session

E3 Day Four: Tuesday, June 15

  • Nintendo @ 9 a.m. Pacific time
  • Nintendo Treehouse Live
  • Bandai Namco
  • Yooreka Games
  • GameSpot
  • Official E3 2021 Awards Show

Summer Game Mess continues

Monday, June 14

Wednesday, June 16


  • Flying Wild Hog/Jagex sci-fi MMO reveal

Thursday, July 15

Monday, July 19

Thursday, July 22

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