Why you should definitely not miss gamescom 2021!
In 2021, as in the previous year, gamescom will be held exclusively digitally and free of charge for all gamescom fans. In 2020, the first digital gamescom celebrated numerous successes: over 94 million video views across all formats and channels, over 50 million unique users from 180 countries, and 370 partners from 44 countries. To build on this, the digital offering is now being further expanded.
gamescom digital again: What awaits you in 2021
- Planning security
We are once again focusing on a purely digital gamescom this year and, with sufficient lead time, will be able to offer the gaming community an even stronger online event at the end of August 2021.
- gamescom now: new & better
The gamescom now content hub will be completely relaunched and made even more attractive with numerous, additional features for fans and partners.
- gamescom: Opening Night Live with Geoff Keighley
Once again this year, gamescom will be opened by the spectacular show with Geoff Keighley. Several world premieres and news about the most anticipated games await you.
- gamescom epix
In 2021, we want to transfer even more unique gamescom atmosphere into the digital world. With gamescom epix, you can immerse yourself in the gamescom universe even before the event and take on epic quests together with the community.
- Packed show program
gamescom fans can look forward to a packed program from the start of gamescom: Opening Night Live on Wednesday evening (August 25) through Friday evening (August 27), with some highlights and activities continuing to run through the weekend. Also this year, our partner IGN will produce the English shows gamescom studio and gamescom: Awesome Indies.
- Digital devcom
devcom, the first port of call for developers and their ecosystem, will feature an extensive online program and give the games industry a central business platform.
- gamescom congress
The gamescom congress, Europe's leading conference around the social, economic and cultural potential of games, will once again be held entirely digitally this year on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021.