How to watch the Game Awards 2021

Here's how to watch the game awards in 2021.

To watch the Game Awards, you will need to view one of the many official Distribution Partner streams. You can find these streams on several platforms, with two of the most recognizable being YouTube and Twitch.

That said, there's a ton of choices to watch the Game Awards when they go live, so check the full list of streams below.

Related: When is the Game Awards 2021? Complete Schedule, date, and times

Game Awards LivestreamsWhere to watch
YouTubeYou watch the Game Awards on YouTube via the Official Game Awards Channel.
TwitchThe Game Awards can also be viewed via the Official Twitch channel.
TwitterThe Twitter account for the Game Awards also has a stream players can watch.
Facebook LiveFacebook will also have a livestream for the Game Awards.
CoreWatch the event through the social game Axial Tilt by Core Games.
Oculus VenuesOculus Horizon Venues will give players the option to watch in VR.
IGNThe Game Awards are going to be aired on IGN.
GamespotCheck out Gamespot as another live stream alternative.
TrovoStreaming platform Trovo will show the Game Awards.
TikTok LivePerfect for mobile viewers, TikTok Live will have a live stream.

If you want more options to watch the Game Awards, you can find a full list of partners streaming the show via the official website for the Game Awards. You can also check Twitch and YouTube for streams by IGN and other media outlets for a stream to watch the show.

When will the Game Awards start?

The Game Awards will start on December 9th at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT/12:30am UK-GMT. So if you want to watch the Game Awards, you will need to find a live stream before 8:30pm your time. You can also view global air dates via the official website.

Presenters & Performers

Many presenters will be at the Game Awards this year, including celebrities, game developers, and more. In addition to amazing presenters, there will also be a few musical and entertainment performers focused on video game inspired-media.


  • Sting (performing music from Arcane)
  • Imagine Dragons
  • & Surprise Guests


  • Ashly Burch
  • Ashley Johnson
  • Donald Mustard
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Guillermo Del Toro
  • Jecksepticeye
  • Jim Carrey and Ben Schwartz
  • Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss
  • Laura Bailey
  • Ming-Na Wen
  • Neil Druckmann
  • Reggie Fils-Aime
  • Simu Liu

For more on the Game Awards, be sure to stay tuned to Pro Game Guides and check out All 2021's Game Awards Nominees.

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