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How to watch Sony’s PS5 reveal event: start time, expectations, more

by Brad Norton
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Sony was set to formally unveil its take on the ‘Future of Gaming’ with a brand new look at the upcoming PlayStation 5 on June 4, but it was postponed. A leak seemingly confirms the rescheduled date.

In lieu of a traditional breakdown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Sony was due to push forward with its own livestream event on June 4. It’s during this 60+ minute show that many developers will also lift the lid on their first next-gen titles. Due to current world events, the company delayed the broadcast with no new date announced, but a new leak could confirm when it's been moved to.

From global start times to specific details, here’s a rundown on every detail surrounding Sony’s upcoming PS5 broadcast.

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How to watch the PS5 ‘Future of Gaming’ event

On June 8, Sony confirmed that the livestream will kick off at 1PM PDT / 9PM BST / 10PM CEST on Thursday, June 11.

The broadcast is expected to run a “bit more than an hour” according to the latest from Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan.

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Now that the new date has been confirmed, viewers from around the world can tune in to PlayStation’s official YouTube channel and Twitch stream on the day of, which we’ve embedded below.

The lengthy broadcast will provide a “first look” at next-gen titles from plenty of renowned developers. However, some of the games on display throughout the event may not be launch titles.

Sony is preparing to unveil games of all size and scope, from “larger” AAA developers to “smaller” indie publishers. Expect a wide assortment of unique reveals.

This livestream might not be the right time for confirmation on a launch price or release date. As the Future of Gaming livestream appears to be solely focused on the games themselves.

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Could this event provide our first look at the sequel to 2017's Horizon Zero Dawn?

Specifications are already out in the wild too. The DualSense controller was revealed on April 8. The next step is clearly to focus on PS5 games at launch and into the future.

From Sony’s 14 first-party studios such as Insomniac Games, to countless third-party studios around the globe, many next-gen games will finally be unveiled. The wait is on!