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How to watch the 2020 Game Awards

Come for the awards, stay for the countless ‘World Exclusive’ premieres

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What better way to finish off 2020 than with a bunch of new game announcements? That’s what you can expect when you watch The Game Awards, hosted by Geoff Keighley. As the name implies, it’s also when individuals and companies receive accolades for their work in making the best games of the year. It’ll be hard to top last year’s unveiling of the Xbox Series X, but there should still be a few surprises we won’t see coming.

Unlike in years past, this event is online only, so there won’t be any attendees. That should speed up the doling out of awards, making way for the game announcements. It’s what we’re all watching for, right? Here’s how you can tune in.

When do the Game Awards start?

It’s all happening on Thursday, December 10th. You can tune in right at 7PM ET / 4PM PT if you don’t want to see any of the pre-show. Arrive a half-hour early if you do.

Where can I watch the Game Awards?

The better question is where can you not watch the Game Awards? The ceremony / conference is happening on YouTube (which is where you’ll want to watch for the exclusive 4K HDR stream) as well as Twitch, Twitter, Facebook Live, and many more places. You can watch it in Steam or through Oculus Venues if you feel like watching it in VR. If you live outside of the US, here’s where the Game Awards will stream in your region.