When Geoff Keighley revealed that both Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro would be at The Game Awards on December 7th, the show became can’t-miss viewing for Death Stranding fans. Now Keighley has announced yet another celebrity that will be in attendance at the show this year, giving Death Stranding enthusiasts even more reason to tune in. As it turns out, The Walking Dead‘s Norman Reedus, who is also portraying the main character in Death Stranding, will be at The Game Awards.
The announcement came from Keighley’s Twitter account, which he previously used to reveal the involvement of Kojima and del Toro. Like Keighley’s previous announcements, his tweet is light on details, only revealing that Reedus will be at the show, but not confirming what many fans suspect: that Reedus, Kojima, and del Toro will be on hand to present new footage of Death Stranding.
Fans have been waiting to see substantial new Death Stranding footage since last year’s Game Awards, so this Thursday’s show marks the perfect time to finally unveil more on the game. However, if we do see more on Death Stranding at The Game Awards, it remains to be seen if it is in the form of more cinematic clips or actual gameplay footage.
Very exciting news: Norman Reedus (@wwwbigbaldhead) will join us live to present @thegameawards on Thursday night! #TheGameAwards Don't miss the livestream at https://t.co/9G7L2Th1VG pic.twitter.com/kRPuTZHgjR
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) December 4, 2017
Since the game will likely remain in development for at least another year or two, those hoping to see gameplay footage may be a little too optimistic. However, we do know that Death Stranding gameplay footage does exist in some capacity, as Guillermo del Toro confirmed as much just a few weeks ago.
It’s possible that the gameplay footage Kojima showed to del Toro is the same footage that we will see at The Game Awards on December 7th. Of course, we may not see anything new on Death Stranding at all, and Reedus, del Toro, and Kojima may just be in attendance to present awards and give the show more mainstream attention.
The Game Awards will air live on Thursday, December 7th, so gamers don’t have to wait too much longer to see what it has in store for Death Stranding fans.
Death Stranding is in development for PS4.