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20 Aug 201924 Aug 2019Traditional Festival
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Gamescom is the world’s largest gaming event with more than 1030 exhibitors and 370,000 visitors in 2018 alone. It is held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany.

Gamescom 2019

The Gamescom 2019 is held on Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019 and lasts for 4 days.
Note: The first day of the event has limited access and its reserved for selected companies, game developers and journalists.

It is the biggest annual gaming news expo of the year in Europe as well. It is used by leading video game developers to exhibit upcoming games and also game-related hardware.

Gamescom Fair
After closing of the fair, gamescom festival is organized by the city of Cologne. It is definitely the center of the entertainment.

There are several areas in the fair:

  • Business area – Business owners may enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in a dedicated area for business,
  • Cosplay village – If you are into cosplay, you should definitely visit this area as well,
  • Entertainment area – Play the latest games and enjoy various entertainment shows in this area during the fair,
  • Family and friends – Area dedicated to family and friends,
  • Fanshop area – Purchase exclusive gaming stuff in this area of the fair.

Gamescom Business Area
The business area of gamescom is Europe’s leading business and trading platform for the industry. Allowing business owners, traders, publishers and developers to exchange ideas with business partners in an executive but relaxed atmosphere.

Gamescom is really a great place to see some unique, amazing and cool cosplay costumes. Below, you might see some of my favorites.

Witcher Cosplay during Gamescom 2018.

Blizzard dance and cosplay contest and gamescom 2018.

Gamescom 2017 Cosplay Display
Gamescom 2017 Cosplay Display

This is an absolute must-attend trade fair for anyone that is obsessed with digital gaming. In 2018 alone, there have been over 370,000 visitors!

More than 370,000 people visit the Gamescom Fair in 2018! This makes it the world’s largest game event when it comes to attendance.

Video: Gamescom 2018 Cosplay Highlights