Gamescom still planned to take place in Cologne in August

Gamescom organizers took to Twitter to discuss where they are with the preparation of the world’s biggest games show. The event, scheduled to run from August 25 to August 29, is still a go.

gamescom

This is despite the fact that the city of Cologne, where Gamescom is to take place, has imposed a ban on all events with over 10,000 attendees. For reference, last year, 373,000 people attended Gamescom.

However, the current ban is in place until April 10, so unless it’s extended, it will not affect the show.

The organizers assured that take the situation around coronavirus very seriously ”because the health of all trade fair visitors and partners is our top priority.”

In the event that they have to cancel or postpone the show following the recommendations of the authorities, the organizers promise to refund all the tickets purchased.

With GDC postponed and E3 cancelled, Gamescom is the next big industry event games event whose future is uncertain in the light of the coronavirus pandemic.

***

Industry events might get cancelled, but this doesn’t mean that business life should come to a standstill for the duration of the pandemic. The organizers of the White Nights Conference offer a digital solution that will allow you to effectively take on business challenges without putting your health at risk. It comes in the form of a new service – WN Hub, a communication platform for the gaming industry. Use it to hold meetings, find leads, exchange news, talk about your company, fill vacancies and do much more online. You can sign up here to receive updates about the platform.

Webmaster Spelling Notifications