UPDATE ONE: The Game Awards 2018 is scheduled to kick off in less than an hour, meaning we’re close to finding out about all those new projects.
Far Cry: New Dawn and new Fortnite news is set to be announced during the show, which kicks off at around 1:30am in the UK.
A link to The Game Awards 2018 live stream can be found above and will start rolling closer to release time.
ORIGINAL: The Game Awards is an annual event that celebrates the best titles released on all platforms.
This year will see plenty of the top games go head to head to see what is crowned the best of the best.
The Game Awards 2018 is also confirmed to include new gaming announcements for the major platforms.
Ten new announcements are set to be revealed later today, following the start time of The Game Awards 2018.
WHAT TIME IS THE GAME AWARDS 2018 IN THE UK?
The Game Awards 2018 is being held in LA and will include plenty of news and celebrations centred around everything to do with gaming.
But for those in the UK, it will mean staying up late to catch the latest news.
The Game Awards in the UK has a start time of around 1:30am on Friday, December 7.
For those in the United States, The Game Awards 2018 will kick off later today, at around 5:30pm, PMT.
HOW DO I WATCH THE GAME AWARDS 2018?
The good news is that there are plenty of ways to watch this year’s Game Awards.
Fans will be able to watch the event on their phones, on their TVs or even in 4K if they prefer.
The usual options of YouTube, Twitch and Facebook are available to catch the ceremony, among many other options.
Platforms confirmed to air The Game Awards live on December 6 (local time) include YouTube (in 4K UHD resolution), Twitter, Facebook, Mixer, Steam TV, PlayStation Live Events Viewer, Xbox Live, IGN, GameSpot, MLG and Caffeine.tv.
Content creators on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook, will also be able to co-stream the show and share it with their audience in real-time.
“Video games are a common passion around the world, and in 2018, The Game Awards is expanding its distribution to celebrate the power of games in more places than ever before,” said Geoff Keighley, creator/executive producer of The Game Awards.
“We’re also giving gamers even more choice in how they select winners across the web, social media, Alexa Voice, Google Assistant, and for the first time ever, via a Discord server.”
WHAT GAMES ARE BEING ANNOUNCED?
Many games will be featured at The Game Awards, with some surprise announcements expected.
Crash Team Racing remake is rumoured for announcement during the show, along with Alien: Blackout.
Fortnite news is being shared during the ceremony, although, it’s unclear what it will include.
Games we know will be shown includes a new Far Cry project, which will feature a post-apocalyptic setting.
The publisher released what could be a Far Cry 6 teaser trailer earlier this week, although, it’s more likely to be a non-numbered spinoff.
The teaser trailer shows the end of the world happening and a new post-apocalyptic dawn for the series.
It’s unclear how big this new game will be, but we do know that details are going to be shared at The Game Awards 2018.
The caption for the new video reads: “Tune into the Game Awards, live on YouTube on December 6, at 5:30PM PST/8:30PM EST.”
So no juicy details until tomorrow for fans of the hit first-person shooter franchise.