How to Watch & What to Expect

With promising D23 content from Disney & Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Games, this year’s Expo could prove to be a must.

The D23 Disney Expo is upon us. This year’s event follows an emerging trend of big companies like Disney to not only connect with fans, but to showcase the exciting and profitable projects they had stocked in the pipeline. Considering that the Disney company owns some of the largest and most profitable brands in the history of mainstream entertainment, Mickey and the company are not short of material to show to expectant fans and adoring enthusiasts.


Aside from the phenomenal success of its exclusive streaming platform and branded personalized content, part of Disney’s massive expansion has been into the world of licensed gaming, using the acquisition of some of the most valuable brands and IPs to pump and approve dozens of versions bearing the wonder, Star Wars, or Disney logos. Great titles like Jedi: order fallen And LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga have been huge mainstream hits, which means Disney is probably just getting more and more eager to offer more branded games to fans.

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How to look at D23’s Disney and Marvel games showcase

This year’s D23 Expo will be streamed worldwide on Friday, September 9 at 1pm PT. Hosted by A little funnyBlessing Adeoye Jr, the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase promises a look at new content from Disney & Pixar Games, Marvel Games, Lucasfilm Games and 20th Century Games. There is no indication of how long the showcase will last, but things could likely end up taking a few hours thanks to the hefty amount of content that will likely be shown.

The actual tickets for the Expo are, of course, sold out, but the showcase of the games will be streamed live and made available for viewing on the following platforms:


  • D23Expo.com, @ DisneyD23 on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook
  • Disney on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook
  • Marvel Entertainment on YouTube, Twitter, Twitch and Facebook

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What to expect from D23’s Disney and Marvel games showcase

Disney’s official website promises fans “new revelations from titles including Disney Dreamlight Valley, Marvel’s Midnight SunsAnd LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. ” The Skywalker saga has, of course, already debuted to critical acclaim, so the possibility of an expansion or DLC is a lot on the table.

With such a wide range of teased branded content, the possibilities of what fans can expect to see revealed are nearly limitless. There are certainly strong clues from the event trailer that Aliens: Dark Descent it could go on air, it could be new Avatar adventure Borders of Pandora, to coincide with the upcoming sequel to the record breaking 2009 film. Further information and material on Jedi: survived could be disclosed and new Marvel adaptations, such as Marvel’s Wolverine, it might even make an appearance. The Disney properties are sure to air, with fans expecting more information Animal crossing– inspired title Valley of Dreams and some further presentation of the highly anticipated Marvel’s Midnight Suns.


Perhaps the most tempting incentive for fans to tune in is to check out Skydance New Media’s currently unnamed Marvel ensemble game. Steed by Unexplored scribe Amy Hennig, the new game has been surrounded by speculation. All that is known at the moment is that the mystery blockbuster is an “ensemble” game, with some suggesting it could be a Fantastic Four adaptation. Whatever it turns out, there are few hands safer than Hennig’s and it will be exciting to see what he invented Skydance New Media, a new division of the established Skydance studio. With Hennig also ahead of aa Star Wars adaptation, there should be plenty to keep fans tuned to D23.


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