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Gamescom 2024 in Germany

All passionate gamers flock to the most remarkable video game fair in Europe!

Dates: August 21-25, 2024

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All gamers know of the Asia Game Show, the most significant gaming event in the world. Well, Gamescom is in second place but doesn't lag behind in visitors or exhibition space. This four-day trade show is held annually in late August at the Koelnmesse in Cologne.

Event Highlights

The event draws participants from around 90 countries, showcasing their latest top games, innovative accessories, and current software. In its sixth year, the show featured approximately 700 exhibitors, attracted over 6,000 journalists, and welcomed more than 345,000 visitors. Notable exhibitors included renowned companies such as 2K Games, Microsoft Studios, Studio Wildcard, Atari, Nintendo, and Bethesda Softworks, among many others.


Visitors can immerse themselves in the latest games, enjoy exciting shows, and have an unforgettable experience. Alongside the business area, the entertainment zone caters to diverse interests with dedicated sections for cosplay, retro, and indie fans. Special events include Opening Night Live, live studio audiences, and numerous broadcast streams, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy.


The entertainment area is open from 10 am to 8 pm on Thursday and Friday and from 9 am to 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday. For a less crowded experience, it's recommended to visit after 5 pm.


Visitors can choose from various ticket types, each with different prices. One-day tickets cost €29.50 on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday and €39 on Saturday. Discounted one-day tickets (for pupils, students, trainees, pensioners, seniors over 65 years of age, etc.) are priced at €21 on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday and €30.50 on Saturday. Those with discounted tickets must present identification at the entrance. A one-day family ticket, valid for up to five people (including a maximum of two adults and three children aged 7-12), costs €65 on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, and €81.50 on Saturday. Evening tickets, granting access from 4 pm, are priced at €9.50 on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday and €11.50 on Saturday.

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