Gamescom Will Be A Digital Event Only Due To The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted by at 2:13 pm on April 16, 2020

Gamescom has announced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event in Cologne will not happen. The Show would have ran from Tuesday,  August 25 to Saturday, August 29. Gamescom pulls in 360,000+ people each year.

“We are, however, already working at full speed on a digital Gamescom. It is, after all, the world’s biggest event for games, and that’s what it should be again this year,” organizers said in a statement.

“You can already look forward to how we will celebrate the best games and Gamescom together with you and millions of gamers worldwide at the end of August, even if it will only be digital and not on location. Because on this is certain: This year too, Gamescom is and will remain ‘The Heart of Gaming!'”

More information on the digital event will be revealed in the next few weeks, and all tickets will be refunded automatically over the same time frame.


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