Welcome! It's time for the final major event of 2021 in the form of The Game Awards, which is promising surprise announcements, special guests and much more throughout its roughly three-hour runtime today.

Tune in to video game's biggest night live on Thursday, December 9 — THE GAME AWARDS! Join us from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for awards, world premieres and musical performances from Sting, Imagine Dragons and The Game Awards Orchestra.

Plus, Jim Carrey and Ben Schwartz reveal Sonic 2, Keanu Reeves + Carrie-Anne Moss debut The Matrix Awakens, and more than 40 video game updates and reveals!

The event is set to begin at 5pm PT / 8pm ET / 1am GMT, and as mentioned previously, it'll last around three hours. There's also a pre-show taking place 30 minutes prior to the show, which you can also watch in the video below.