TGS 2020 Online

The schedule for Tokyo Game Show 2020 has been announced, with a host of big name publishers filling the slots of this year's online event which will be kicked off by, of all things, an Xbox showcase.

The event was cancelled for obvious pandemic-related reasons back in May, but as with many other gaming events this summer, an online livestreamed replacement is ready to go from September 24th - 27th and the Computer Entertainment Association (CESA) has now revealed the full lineup of publishers scheduled for the four-day event.

Here's the timetable (thanks to Gematsu), with an image at the very bottom:

Tokyo Game Show 2020 Livestream Schedule and Lineup

Note: all times below are Japan Standard Time (subtract 7 hours for CET, 8 hours for BST, 13 hours for EST, and 16 hours for PT).

September 24

  • Block 1
    • 20:00 – Opening
    • 21:00 – Xbox Tokyo Game Show Showcase 2020 (YouTube) – The Xbox Tokyo Game Show Showcase is a place where everyone can have fun.
    • 22:00 – Square Enix (YouTube)
    • 23:00 – Lightning Games (YouTube) – Three brand new indie titles presented by Lightning Games: Hardcore Mecha, HAAK, and ANNO: Mutationem. Don’t miss out on the freshest game development story and latest gameplay demonstration!

September 25

September 26

September 27

If you work better with images, here's all that info on a handy chart:

TGS2020 Lineup

Obviously, Nintendo is missing from the lineup, but Switch is sure to feature in a substantial way in between the big Microsoft and Sony-related announcements. We're only a couple of months away from an entirely new console generation, so it's little surprise that Microsoft would be pushing hard in a territory it has traditionally had a very tough time in.

However, with Switch selling absolute gangbusters right now, there will definitely be some juicy morsels for Nintendo fans to enjoy, so keep 'em peeled at the end of the month. The event kicks off on 24th September, and you can be sure we'll be covering all the big announcements.

Will you be setting your alarm to catch any of the slots above in the TGS 2020 livestream? Let us know which ones tickle your fancy below.