Gamescom 2022, the new edition of Europe’s largest and most traditional games fair, It will be held from August 23 to 26 in Cologne, Germanyin a hybrid format. In addition to personal attractions and test matches, there will be a series of live broadcasts with announcements and surprises highlighting Open Night LivePresented by Jeff Keely.
Several publishers have already confirmed their presence at the event and provided a preview of what can be expected, notably Xbox, SEGA, Warner, HoYoverse and more. Check out the Gamescom 2022 schedule below and what to expect from the event.
Calendar of events
Several events are part of Gamescom week, but the most notable is undoubtedly this one Open Night Livewhich is mostly yours opening ceremony. The show will take place on Tuesday (23), 15:00 GMT. It is interesting that the program Fate 2 It is scheduled for the same day at 13:00.
According to host Jeff Keil, the main event will last two hours and there will be more than 30 games on stage, including some cool surprises. They are among the confirmed ones Sonic Frontiers, Callisto protocol, The Hogwarts Legacy, Knights of Gotham, final trials etc.
On Wednesday, August 24, at 15:00, st Showing upcoming games will return with a massive presentation that promises at least 50 games, including Goat Simulator 3, Anthology of Dark Images: The Devil in Me and layers of fear.
On Thursday (25th) at 9:00am Brazilian time, the event will be broadcast live from the Xbox booth, which should include interviews with developers and gameplay demonstrations throughout the day. The most interesting games are among them A Tale of Plague: A Requiem, Minecraft: Legends and Lie P – Pinocchio’s Curious Spirits.
On the last day, August 26, there will be two attractions for fans of independent games: Amazing India Exhibition, at 12:30 p.m., with more than 40 exclusive games and trailers; This is EEK3 2022at 22:00 GMT, which is a show focused on horror games with retro visuals.
For easy viewing, here is a summary of the agenda:
Games and gossip
This year Gamescom should ported many games that weren’t ready to be shown at Summer Game Fest, in June. However, Microsoft guarantees that it will Game updates have already been announced for the Xbox ecosystem and will be coming in the coming months. This should rule out the existence of such large titles as Senua Saga: Hellblade 2for example.
Tuesday @gamescom Enabled:
? Sonic Frontiers
? The Hogwarts Legacy
? Callisto protocol
? final trials
? Knights of Gotham
? A new IP of the unknown universe
? Honkai Star Rail
? Goat Simulator 3
? higher than life
? The Expanse: The Telltale Series
? Back to Monkey Island
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— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) August 19, 2022
On the other hand, several titles have already been pre-confirmed by Jeff Keeley himself, including: Sonic Frontiers, The Hogwarts Legacy, Callisto protocol, final trials, Knights of Gotham, Honkai Star Rail, Goat Simulator 3, higher than life, The Expanse: The Telltase Series and Back to Monkey Island.
One of the surprises of the event is probably the revival Dead Island 2According to the Amazon leak. After more than ten years, the game may receive not only new gameplay details, but also a Estimated release date February 3, 2023.