Gamescom 2019

This year it will be the 11th time Gamescom will be held. since 2008 opens the Koelnmesse her doors for all the gamers and fans to fall in love with the works of the exhibitors such as Microsoft studios, Nintendo and Sony. With more than 355,000 visitors in 2018, is it the largest game-event in Europe.

Gamescom is a convention where the gamers among us feel completely at home. Once a year the Koelnmesse exhibition halls are filled with all sorts of games, consoles and all what is related to it. Companies (both large and small) in the game industry are there show their latest work and offer the chance to see or play some of their games, before they are in store. 


The stock market has a total of 201,000 m2 where to find everything. This space is spread over several halls. So, there are halls for the latest games and consoles. This is the biggest part. There is also a (part of) a hall reserved for merchandise. There are also areas classified for promotion of hardware, studies, retro games, sports and dining. There are also two separate halls for the so-called "trade visitors" and the press. These halls are also called the "business area". For this area, there are seperate tickets being sold, and the stock market is also a day earlier open to this kind of visitors.


Along with 355,000 other visitors, the 10th anniversary of Gamescom was last year worth to celebrate. The highlights of this party were the high amount of playable games on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. There were also big events such as League of Legends tournaments.