gamescom – The world\’s largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games and entertainment

gamescom - The heart of gaming

This is where the heart of gamescom beats! The largest video game fair in the world entered the 13th round - also this year purely digital. gamescom 2021 is officially over, but you can already look forward to gamescom 2022 - finally back in Cologne. Come and celebrate gaming culture with us!

gamescom cosplay contest

On August 27th, 2021 it was finally that time again: Our expert jury admired and discussed the best costumes in the stream on gamescom now and chose the winners of this year's cosplay contest.

Industry sector

Information and Communication Technology, Software (industry 42), Consumer Electronics, Multimedia (industry 87), Toys, Games, Computer Games (industry 73)

Main product group

Computer Hardware, Software, Computer Games, Training, Supplementary Education, Professional Literature, Services


Trade visitors and general public


August 2023

Interval: annually

Organiser:Koelnmesse GmbH