Gamescom this year will take place in both the real and virtual worlds.
The physical part of the event will be held at the Koelnmesse in Cologne alongside an “extended” digital program available online worldwide.
The authorities state that the hygiene and safety concept that has been tested and proven many times by Koelnmesse will be implemented for gamescom 2022 and harmonized with all regulations currently in force to ensure “safety and high quality of stay”. To that end, measures such as improved admission management, digital queue management, wider aisles or limited ticket allocation will be implemented.
Felix Falk, game chief executive officer, said: “All the fans and partners of gamescom have been waiting for this for two years: gamescom is finally back at the Cologne gallery, and that’s how it feels. unique carnival feeling that we all missed so much,” said Felix Falk, the game’s chief operating officer. association of the German game industry.
“This year, we’re combining the best of both worlds: our expansive digital program with a one-of-a-kind gamescom experience in place.”
Oliver Frese, COO of Koelnmesse said: “We are finally back again with gamescom – in Cologne and online! And this with convincing momentum from the games industry. This makes me very happy. heart,” adds Oliver Frese, COO of Koelnmesse. “Together we established a strong concept, in that context we also of course ensure the safety and health, as well as the well-being of all present.”
This year, the program will also be greener as the “gamescom going green” project will see gamecom as a whole designed to be climate neutral in the medium and long term through reducing and avoiding CO2 emissions and in the short term. term. through carbon offsets.
Gamescom 2022 will take place on August 24-28, and Gamescom Opening Night Live will be held on Tuesday, August 23.
https://www.vg247.com/gamescom-2022-will-be-a-physical-and-digital-hybrid-event Gamescom 2022 will be a physical event with an “extensive” online service