gamescom: 25.–29.08.2020 for all: 26.–29.08.2020


The new gamescom event arena - Hall 11.3

It couldn't be more spectacular: The biggest and most elaborate stage at gamescom

> You could dive into the world of the eSports scene and big shows

> Among hundreds of like-minded fans you could experience the unique atmosphere

> From 12:00 noon onwards, all gamescom visitors had free access via Hall 11.2 (depending on available seating capacity)

> gamescom event arena Ticket with separate entrance and guaranteed seat could be purchased for only 4,50 Euro

Wednesday, 21.08.19, 3:00 p.m.

Asphalt esports Series presented by Black Shark

You had the opportunity to see the Grand Final of the first "Asphalt esports Series presented by Black Shark" live on 21 August in hall 11.3. Over the past four months, players from Europe, North America and Asia had competed in Asphalt 9: Legends, the world's most downloaded mobile racing franchise. Now the best pro gamers from each region played for 20,000 Euro prize money at gamescom. All participants played live on the official game device "Black Shark 2" and has been the first to be able to try out the new Porsche Form E car in the game.

Thursday, 22.08.19, 10:00 a.m.

ESL Summer Championship

In the gamescom event arena, the ESL Championship in Counter-Strike has been kicked off by the Beat the Legends Showmatch by Paysafecard on Thursday, followed by the grand finale around the crown in German Esport at 12:00 noon. In addition, the winner of the summer championship was qualifyed for an extraordinary show match in Amsterdam at the IBC.

Friday, 23.08.19, 10:00 a.m.

Riot with League of Legends

The final of the premier tour, the most relevant League of Legends tournament for the german-speaking scene, has been played for the second time this year at gamescom in Cologne. Not only the winner of the Summer Cup 2019 has been determined, but also which team will represent DACH on a European level!

Saturday, 24.08.19, 9:30 a.m.

Magenta eTrophy

On Saturday, 24 August the finals of the Clash Royale and League of Legends tournaments started in the gamescom event arena. The winners competed in a show match against the professionals from SK Gaming in the respective game. Afterwards, the professionals from SK Gaming gave an autograph session. In addition, Deutsche Telekom has been presenting various showcases on site, including on cloud gaming. The highlights of the final games has been shown in the Magenta Virtual Reality App in 360° after the event.

Advantages of the exclusive event arena ticket

  • No queuing to get on site due to separate visitor guidance
  • Exclusive admission via South Entrance (Wednesday and Thursday at 9:45 a.m., Friday and Saturday at 8:45 a.m.
  • Separate wrist band points in Hall 11.3
  • Guaranteed entry to the gamescom event arena until 12:00 p.m./noon
  • Guaranteed seat in the gamescom event arena until 12:00 p.m./noon

Pure emotions!


  • Important: this additional ticket was only valid in conjunction with the corresponding day ticket for gamescom.
  • If you couldn't buy a day ticket for the respective day anymore (sold out), but still wanted to experience the programme live with an exclusive event arena ticket at 10:00 a.m., there was also an option for you.
  • There was free seating in the gamescom event arena -> here applied: “first come, first serve”.

Virtual queuing with Linistry

This was new in the event arena. Linistry is a reservation system where you could get a Fast Lanet ticket for free during gamescom 2019.

Be the first to experience the new gamescom event arena.