370,000 visitors from 114 countries, including 31,200 trade visitors, 1.037 companies from 56 countries and 201,000 square metres of exhibition space - that was gamescom 2017!
gamescom 2018 at a glance
At gamescom 2018 a lot of new games were presented and were playable for the visitors. They included Dark Pictures Anthology Episode 1: Men of Meran, Shenmue 3, Pathfinder: Kingmaker, Dakar 18, Outward, Kingdom Come Deliverance and Saint’s Row – The Third and many more!
The gamescom is not only because of the games and the community "The Heart of Gaming", but also because visitors have the opportunity to get very close to their stars. At gamescom 2018 Felix von der Laden, ChaosFlo44, Rewinside, Gronkh, Sarazar, Rocket Beans, Jan Hegenberg, Sturmwaffel, Izzi, BENX, Logo und Lusor Koeffzient.
At the opening, the political guests of honour Dorothee Bär, German Minister of State for Digitalisation, José Guirao, Minister for Culture and Sport in gamescom partner country Spain, Armin Laschet, Minister President of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Mayor of the city of Cologne Henriette Reker, spoke in the presence of hundreds of guests, journalists and gamers at the start of gamescom.