Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022: Start Time And How To Watch All The Announcements

Here's how to watch the Opening Night Live 2022 stream and its 30-plus new reveals.


Gamescom Opening Night Live starts in just a few minutes. The big Geoff Keighley-led livestream is promising a look at dozens of games, including some new announcements. There have been many teases about what to expect, but there are sure to be surprises, so you'll want to watch live to catch it all as soon as it's revealed. You can watch the stream below and catch all the details on what we know about the event.

Opening Night Live 2022 will be the first live in-person ONL presentation since 2019, following two years of online-only livestreams. Whether that means it'll be a more announcement-packed show or not remains to be seen.

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Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 start time

The Opening Night Live stream begins today, August 23, at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. The livestream, according to a tweet from Keighley, will showcase "30+ games on stage" in a two-hour show. Previous ONLs have featured announcements during a half-hour pre-show as well, but Keighley has confirmed there will be no pre-show this year. Opening Night Live will broadcast live in multiple countries in English, but subtitles will be available.

  • 11:00 AM PT
  • 1:00 PM CDT
  • 2:00 PM ET
  • 7:00 PM BST

How to watch the Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 stream

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 will be available for viewing on The Game Awards' official YouTube and Twitch channels, and we're streaming it here through the embed above and on GameSpot's YouTube. Keighley has so far teased multiple announcements for the event, involving both upcoming indie and AAA games. The list of what's been confirmed for the show so far is below:

Last year's Opening Night Live event included the debut of the new Saints Row and Marvel's Midnight Suns, as well as gameplay from Call of Duty Vanguard's campaign and Death Stranding: Director's Cut.

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