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The Steam Game Festival Returns This June - IGN Southeast Asia
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The Steam Games Festival is returning this summer offering gamers a digital-event where they can play limited-time demos for upcoming releases. The event will run from June 9th to 14th directly through the Steam launcher. Geoff Keigley announced the very first Steam Games Festival in 2019 as part of The Game Awards. For 48-hours, players could try limited-time demos of games including System Shock and SkateBird. Similar to last years event, the upcoming Steam Game Festival will spotlight games set to be released within the next year, so any game available to demo wont be so far off from launch. The demos will likely be limited-time only, meaning once the festival is over the demos will disappear. The Steam page for the Game Festival is currently live, and players can set reminders for when the event launches. For developers, theres a separate link for them to get their upcoming games featured in the festival. The deadline to submit your game ends on April 24th. The Steam Game Festival is yet another digital-event taking place during what was traditionally the week reserved for E3. IGN will be hosting its own Summer of Gaming event throughout the month highlighting new announcements, along with IGNs full pre-show and post-show coverage of any games. Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN.