Updated: August 23, 2021 3:46:52 pm
This year’s Gamescom kicks off on August 25 at 11:00 pm IST. The event that will showcase over 30 games through the two-hour event. Similar to the E3 expo, the annual game showcase event takes place in Cologne, Germany, but is currently an all digital event due to the pandemic.
Gamescom 2021 is set to take place over three days this year, with its Opening Night live stream showcasing 30 new games. The opening night host Geoff Keighley also put together a trailer featuring a number of games ahead of the event. You can check out the post below.
🎉 Wednesday, celebrate what’s next in video games with @gamescom Opening Night Live!
Here’s the hype trailer I edited to get us geared up for Wednesday’s 2-hour live show with 30+ games
Tune in 🕚 11a PT / 2p ET / 7p BST / 8p CEST to see what we have in store for you 🙂 pic.twitter.com/P6hVM8YdJJ
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) August 22, 2021
However, this is not all, as the user has confirmed that a number of other games are also set to be showcased at the event. Gamescom 2021 can be streamed live on YouTube on the ‘thegameawards’ channel. However, you can also stream the event live at 11:00pm IST on the embedded link below.
Gamescom 2021: Here’s what to expect
Many games including new titles as well as recurring franchises are expected to make an appearance at Gamescom 2021. The expected titles include the much-awaited Far Cry 6, Psychonauts 2, Forza Horizon 5 and Death Stranding: Director’s Cut. A new Saints Row game is also expected to be revealed at the event.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, Back 4 Blood, Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, The Artful Escape, Riders Republic and Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga are some other titles expected to be showcased. Microsoft will also kickstart an Xbox event ahead of the Gamescom livestream, where the company is expected to highlight some games it already announced at E3 this year, including Starfield and Halo Infinite.