Sony and Microsoft are all but confirmed to attend next month’s Gamescom 2019 convention in Cologne. Whenever we hear about these two gaming titans, we hope to hear more about the PlayStation 5 and Project Scarlett - Gamescom 2019 could be where our prayers will be answered
A Twitter user by the name of GraviKnight uncovered confirmation of Microsoft and PlayStation's attendance via some promotional material announcing the full lineup of "Gamescom 2019 Guarantees", which also includes Bethesda, 2K Games, Capcom, EA, and more.
When Is Gamescom 2019?
Gamescom 2019 is set to include information the biggest games of the year and beyond, which includes Grand Theft Auto 6, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019, FIFA 20 and Gears 5. Here's everything you need to know about Gamescom 2019, as well as our Gamescom 2019 survival guide for those that are attending (this article will be updated weekly with more information as it becomes available).
Koelmesse GmbHCologne,North Rhine-WestphaliaGermany
Dates & Times
The public dates for Gamescom 2019 are the 21st-24th August 2019.
Trade visitors for the business and entertainment area have access to Gamescom 2019 from the 20th August 2019 (Halls 1-10).
Their admittance is as follows:
Tuesday 20th August (9am-7pm)Wednesday 21st August (9am-8pm)Thursday 22nd August (9am-8pm)
Private visitors for the entertainment area have acces to Gamescom 2019 from the 21st August 2019 (Halls 5-10)
Their admittiance is as follows:
Wednesday 21st August (10am-8pm)Thursday 22nd August (10am-8pm)Friday 23rd August (9am-8pm)Saturday 24th August (9am-8pm)
Tickets are available for Gamescom 2019 on the official website.
Trade Visitor Tickets are available here
Private Visitor Tickets are available here
Guests will be given different wristbands corresponding to their age. These wristbands are issued to those with valid photo ID.
Under 12 years old = no wristband12-15 years old = green wristband16-17 years old = blue wristband18 years old and up = red wristband
Personalised tickets can not be re-sold.
Gamescom Survival Guide
Gamescom 2019 can be an overwhelming experience, especially with over 370,000 people in attendance. There is a lot to consider such as travel, accomodation, planning your day, looking after yourself and the nightlife. You can read our handy guide to surviving Cologne's massive event here.
Written ByTalal Musa@TalalMusa