How to Watch the Tokyo Game Show 2021 | Full Schedule and Lineup Revealed

Tokyo Game Show is an all-digital event looking to celebrate video games in a similar fashion to E3 and Gamescom. With last year’s event setting the bar high with games like Monster Hunter Rise and showing off Cyberpunk 2077 before release, gaming enthusiasts around the world have high expectations with the upcoming TGS.

With the event only being aired in Japan, it’s can be a bit confusing for people to decide when to tune in for the most important showcases. To help you out, we have made a complete guide on how to watch the Tokyo Game Show 2021.

Tokyo Game Show 2021 Details

The Tokyo Game Show will be aired from September 30 till October 3, featuring news about games like Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin and The King of Fighters XV. The complete schedule for the event is as follows:

TGS Schedule (Pacific Time)

We’ve converted the Japan Standard Time into Pacific Time (PT) for your convenience.

Day 1: Wednesday, September 29 / 30

  • TGS 2021 Online Opening – 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Keynote – 7:00 p.m. PT
  • Gamera Game – 8:00 p.m. PT
  • SNK – 9:00 p.m. PT
  • SK Telecom – 12:00 a.m. PT
  • Team Madness Game 1:00 a.m. PT
  • Microsoft – 2:00 a.m. PT
  • Konami – 3:00 a.m. PT
  • Spike Chunsoft – 4:00 a.m. PT
  • D3Publisher – 5:00 a.m. PT
  • Capcom – 6:00 a.m. PT
  • IzanagiGames – 7:00 a.m. PT

Day 2: Thursday, September 30 / October 1

  • Official Program – 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Sense of Wonder Night 2021 (SOWN 2021) – 7:00 p.m. PT
  • NTT e-Sports – 12:00 a.m. PT
  • Happinet – 1:00 a.m. PT
  • 505 Games – 2:00 a.m. PT
  • Square Enix – 3:00 a.m. PT
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment – 4:00 a.m. PT
  • Level 5 – 5:00 a.m. PT
  • Sega / Atlas – 6:00 a.m. PT

Day 3: Friday, October 1 / 2

  • Official Program – 5:00 p.m. PT
  • Happinet – 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Tencent Games – 8:00 p.m. PT
  • Lilith Games – 10:00 p.m. PT
  • GungHo Online Entertainment – 12:00 a.m. PT
  • Japan Game Awards 2021 – 2:00 a.m. PT
  • Koei Tecmo Games – 4:00 a.m. PT
  • Konami – 6:00 a.m. PT
  • DMM Games – 7:00 a.m. PT

Day 4: Saturday, October 2 / 3

  • Official Program – 6:00 p.m. PT
  • S-Game – 7:00 p.m. PT
  • Japan Electronics College – 8:00 p.m. PT
  • Arc System Works – 9:00 p.m. PT
  • 110 Industries – 11:00 p.m. PT
  • NC – 12:00 a.m. PT
  • GungHo Online Entertainment – 1:00 a.m. PT
  • Ubisoft – 2:00 a.m. PT
  • AKRacing – 3:00 a.m. PT
  • Wright Flyer Studios – 4:00 a.m. PT
  • miHoYo – 5:00 a.m. PT
  • fingger – 6:00 a.m. PT
  • Gransaga – 7:00 a.m. PT
  • TGS 2021 Online Ending – 8:00 a.m. PT

How to Watch TGS 2021 Live

Tokyo Game show 2021 will be airing on TGS’s official Youtube channel, along with developers streaming their portions of the show on their respective channels. Here are some of the sources where you can view the stream:

Following TGS sources will be streaming the whole event:

The following channels will only be streaming their portion of the event:

You can also catch the Xbox virtual showcase on Xbox social channels in Japan, Korea, and China.


There hasn’t been much information regarding what’s going to be revealed in this year’s TGS. What games are you expecting? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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