Microsoft Confirms Gamescom 2016 Schedule, Drops Press Conference

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Microsoft has confirmed their schedule for this year’s Gamescom.

The biggest thing of note with their plans is that the company will not be hosting a press conference this year.

The focus is being put on a “new and more intimate Xbox FanFest experience” that will be available both to fans across Europe and those joining the fun at Gamescom. Details for that are coming soon.

The company is hosting playable games such as Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2, ReCore and Sea of Thieves, and a host of ID@Xbox titles including We Happy Few, Everspace and Cuphead.

Here’s the schedule for the Xbox booth (Hall 8 of the Koelnmesse) can be found below, via Microsoft:

  • Wednesday, August 17 – 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. CEST (press/trade only day)
  • Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19 – 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. CEST
  • Saturday, August 20 – 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. CEST
  • Sunday, August 21 – 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. CEST


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