Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 Guide

Gamescom 2020 is, understandably, going all digital this year, but what isn't changing is Opening Night Live. Produced and presented by Geoff Keighley, this is a live press conference that's being brought back after its inaugural showing last year. It's back for 2020, but what are all the details? What time does Gamescom Opening Night Live start? Where can you watch, and what should we expect? In this guide, we'll break everything down.

When is Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020?

The Gamescom livestream takes place on 27th August, so there's not long to wait. Here are all the regional dates and times you need:

Thursday 27th August 2020

  • North America: 11am PDT / 12pm MDT / 1pm CDT / 2pm EDT
  • UK/Ire: 7pm BST
  • Europe: 8pm CEST / 9pm EEST
  • Asia/Oceania: 3am JST / 2am AWST / 4am AEST

It's worth noting there will also be a half-hour pre-show before the main event starts.

Where can you watch Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020?

You'll be able to tune into Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 via Geoff Keighley's YouTube channel. Opening Night Live will also be livestreamed on Twitch Gaming. Of course, we will be hosting a live feed of the show right here on Push Square, where you can watch along with us. If you miss the livestream, don't worry -- we will report all the relevant PlayStation news as soon as possible.

How long will Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 be?

Geoff Keighley has said this year's Gamescom Opening Night Live will be approximately two hours long.

What will be shown during Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020?

A whole bunch of games have been announced for Gamescom Opening Night Live, which host Geoff Keighley has described as "crazy fun". Some of the highlights include an uncut Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart demo, and a brand new look at Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time.

Are you excited for Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020? What games do you expect to see during the livestream? Speculate away in the comments section below.