Summer Game Fest 2024: Announcements and updates

Major game reveals including new titles, expansions, and exciting trailers.

The Summer Game Fest 2024, held on June 7th, has once again dazzled the gaming community with a plethora of announcements and updates. Geoff Keighley’s event, now a staple in the gaming calendar, offered something for everyone—from RPG enthusiasts to survival-horror fans and indie game lovers. Let’s dive into the key highlights from the show, sorted by new releases, new content, and expansions.

New Releases at Summer Game Fest 2024

Lego Horizon Adventures

After much anticipation, Lego Horizon Adventures is finally coming to PS5, PC, and Switch. The game stars the original lead actor Ashley Burch and features the whimsical addition of a hot dog man, blending the serious with the humorous in true Lego fashion.

No More Room In Hell 2

This sequel to the cult classic Left 4 Dead-like game brings back intense eight-player co-op gameplay with an even higher difficulty level. Get ready for a challenge when it launches.

Harry Potter Quidditch Champions

Set to release in September, Harry Potter Quidditch Champions allows players to experience the thrill of quidditch online. Grab your broomsticks and prepare for high-flying action.


Created by a single developer, Cuffbust is a cartoonish co-op prison break game that blends the intensity of a prison escape with a playful, Nickelodeon-like art style.

Star Wars Outlaws

Ubisoft’s expansive Star Wars game promises an epic adventure across various planets, both familiar and new. This title is slated for release later this year.


From the creators of the heartfelt Gris, Neva is a 2D adventure game expected to tug at your heartstrings and maybe even boost tissue sales.

Civilization VII

Announced with a moody trailer, Civilization VII is set to continue the beloved strategy series. While gameplay details were scarce, fans know to expect deep, strategic gameplay.

Methaphor: ReFantazio

For Persona fans, Methaphor: ReFantazio is poised to be the next big hit, coming this October. With familiar art direction and gameplay, it’s a must-watch title.

Batman: Arkham Shadow

Batman: Arkham Shadow is a VR-exclusive game introducing a new villain, The Rat King. Accompanied by a Smashing Pumpkins cover, this trailer set the stage for another dark, immersive experience in the Arkham universe.

Games with New Content

Tears of Metal

This co-op hack-and-slash roguelite game stands out with its unique historical fiction setting and distinctive art style. Team up and defend your homeland from waves of enemies.

Delta Force: Hawk Ops

Delta Force returns with a co-op extraction shooter that includes a single-player campaign inspired by the film Black Hawk Down.

Fatal Fury: City of the Wolves

The Fatal Fury series is back, introducing new fighters and promising to win over fans with characters like B. Jenet.

Blumhouse Games

Blumhouse, known for its horror films, showcased several new games in a rapid-fire sizzle reel, hinting at chilling experiences to come.

Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: Rita’s Rewind

The Power Rangers return in a retro-stylized beat-em-up game with surprising first-person elements, promising nostalgia with a twist.

Deer & Boy

This emotionally driven game explores the relationship between a deer and a boy, likely offering another tear-jerking experience.

Expansions and Updates

Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2

The sequel to the medieval RPG was shown with a trailer highlighting gameplay and story elements. Expect an immersive experience when it releases this year.

Alan Wake 2’s Night Springs DLC

Alan Wake 2’s first DLC chapter, Night Springs, is launching tomorrow, continuing the eerie narrative in new, unexpected directions.


A major expansion for Palworld is on the horizon, featuring a new region and new Pals, enhancing the already rich game world.


Riot Games’ popular FPS, Valorant, is finally coming to consoles. A beta is set to launch on June 14, bringing the tactical shooter to a new audience.

New World Aeternum

Amazon’s MMO, New World, is being reimagined for consoles as New World Aeternum, expanding its reach later this year.

Monster Hunter Wilds

The next installment in the Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter Wilds, had a big trailer reveal and is set for a 2025 release with more news to come at Gamescom.

Sonic X Shadow Generations

This remaster of Sonic Generations with added Shadow gameplay is sure to delight fans of the speedy blue hedgehog.

Rewatch the Summer Game Fest 2024

Closing Thoughts

Summer Game Fest 2024 has once again delivered a spectacular array of gaming news, revealing both brand-new titles and exciting updates for beloved series. From the whimsical world of Lego Horizon Adventures to the intense action of Star Wars Outlaws, there’s something here for every gamer.

What did you think of the games shown at this year’s event? Which titles are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments below!

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