The big gaming summer is far from over, because you know: After E3 is before gamescom – and you can of course also expect it this year in August.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the fair will take place digitally, as in 2020, which is why the main theme this year is also »The new normal” called. Nevertheless, you can definitely expect numerous world premieres and news about previously announced titles.
The organizers of gamescom have now published an initial list of participating developers and publishers – including some heavyweights in the games industry.
These publishers are waiting for you at gamescom
- 505 Games
- Assemble Entertainment
- astragon Entertainment
- BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
- Bethesda Softworks
- Electronic Arts
- GAMEVIL COM2US Europe
- Headup Games
- Indie Arena Booth
- Koch Media
- NExT Studios (Tencent Games)
- SEGA Europe
- Thunderful Games
According to the organizers, this list should continue to grow. Based on the current participants, the biggest names are likely to be EA, Microsoft / Bethesda and Ubisoft. What exactly we get from the big one gamescom Opening Night am 25. August 2021 expected, which will again be moderated by Geoff Keighley, of course we don’t know yet. But we can well imagine that there could be new information about Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5 and Starfield, among other things.
In memory of: Last year there were 38 new announcements to marvel at during the opening show:
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gamescom 2020: 38 games await you at the Opening Night Live
In addition, 80 selected indie developers are waiting for you, who will present their projects again in the Indie Arena Booth. Over 40 new titles are to be presented in the so-called »Arcade Village« stream.
Disclaimer: As last year, Webedia Gaming (GameStar, GamePro, MeinMMO) produces the Europe-language gamescom studio. We are thus also accompanying the digital games fair 2021 as a media partner.