Not only the GOTY winner will be announced at the Game Awards on Friday – no! Producer and presenter Geoff Keighley is rewarding the home crowd with playable demos. Which games are there and how long they are available you can see here.

The Game Awards award the title every year Game Of The Year and award several other games in different categories. But the award is not only used to honor past titles, but also to anticipate upcoming games. The newly introduced pilot program The Game Awards Festival is one of the measures. While prizes are being awarded in the US, most of you are probably still in bed. But you are brave and turn on 13th of December at 02:30 on her twitch channel, you can for whole 48 hours Demo tester of upcoming games.

Demo tester for a full two days

If you have to work or just want to sleep in, this demo version is of course still available for you. Because producer and presenter Geoff Keighley wants everyone to be part of this event, even if you can not physically participate in it.

"Not everyone can attend a trade show or consumer event. Designed from the ground up as a barrier-free event, The Game Award Festival extends the benefits of a physical event to the global gaming community watching The Game Awards. "

Expire 48 hours, all games downloaded on Steam are no longer playable and will be deleted. In Germany, the demos are up to December 15 at 2:30 pm,

All free demo games of the Game Awards

  • System Shock
  • Eastward
  • Spiritfarer
  • Moving Out
  • Röki
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Wooden nickel
  • Haven
  • Heavenly bodies
  • Acid Knife
  • The Drifter
  • Carrion
  • Skate Bird

You do not get enough of free games? Then take a look at the picture gallery:

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The best PC games you can play for free

A nice way to let the home crowd become part of the event. Especially smaller developer studios could benefit from the platform and achieve a much wider reach. What do you think of this idea and which SPiel will you definitely test? Write us in the comments.