Summer Game Fest live broadcast reaches peak 3.5 million viewers

A new record for The Geoff & Company Power Hour

With time no longer around, it’s been a full two weeks since we’ve all sat down to watch Geoff Keighley and various publishers and developers showcase their wares during the Summer Game Fest livestream — and it looks like the show was an extraordinary success, breaking its own viewership record for the third year in a row. – in succession.

According to a tweet posted by host and organizer Keighley, Summer Game Fest 2022 — broadcasting on the afternoon of June 9 — peaked simultaneously with 3.5 million viewers during its 90-minute runtime. More than 6,000 accounts shared the broadcast, while “Twitter Conversation” was up 100% on last year’s stream, with use of the hashtag “#thegameawards” up 69%. Good.

During the Summer Game Fest stream, viewers can check out new trailers, news, reveal and updates on various titles currently in development for PC and consoles.

Among the many games featured, we saw the trailer for Guile in street fighter 6space horror trailer Callisto Projecta cinematic for Marvel Midnight Sunrelease date for TMNT: Shredder’s Revengecampaign trailer from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare IIfootage of Nightwing kicking ass in Gotham Knightand the reveal of the long-awaited Naughty Dog remake The Last of Us Part I, which unfortunately had leaked just minutes before the show started.

Summer Game Fest will return in June 2023. Before that, we can see Keighley perform his stage show at Gamescom’s Opening Night Live stream on August 24, and, of course, at The Game Awards 2023, which is scheduled to take place this winter.

You can see our full coverage of Summer Game Fest 2022 here.

Chris Moyse

Senior Editor – Chris has been playing video games since the 1980s. Former Master Slam Saturday Night. Graduated from Galaxy High with honors. Twitter: @ChrisxMoyse

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