Gamescom 2020 – Not canceled (for now)

Gamescom 2020 – Not canceled (for now)

Koelnmesse, the organizers of the annual Gamescom convention, put out an announcement in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Will follow the authorities

The organizers confirmed that there are currently no plans to cancel the event, and preparations are continuing at this point of time. However, depending on what the authorities have to say, things may of course, change in the future.

About ticket refunds

Should the event be canceled, Gamescom will refund all ticket sales.

About Gamescom

Gamescom is a trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Since 2018, it has been organised by game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche. And before that, by the Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware (BIU).

It supersedes Games Convention, held in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Gamescom is used by many video game developers to exhibit upcoming games and game-related hardware.

Gamescom is the world’s largest gaming event, (measured by exhibition space and number of visitors) with 370,000 visitors and 1037 exhibitors from 56 countries attending the show in 2018[and the biggest gaming news expo of the year worldwide.