The Game Awards 2016 will take place this Thursday, 1 December 2016, at 20:30 EST (that would be 04:30 South African time GMT+2). Since this is gaming’s biggest annual event, aside from the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), we have compiled a list of where and how you can watch The Game Awards 2016 – an event that many consider to be the “Oscars of video games”.

To make life easier, we have actually embedded the YouTube live stream below. So simply visiting this page will allow you to watch the event live, or after it has aired.

If YouTube is not your forte, you will be happy to know that The Game Awards 2016 will stream to just about every device through almost all platforms and channels:

In addition to the above, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Steam will be carrying the stream. 

Where will you be watching the stream? Let us know below.


Owner, founder and editor-in-chief at Vamers, Hans has a vested interest in geek culture and the interactive entertainment industry. With a Masters degree in Communications and Ludology, he is well read and versed in matters relating to video games and communication media, among many other topics of interest.