The Average Gamer

Gamescom 2013 – Where To Watch It Online

Gamescom - LogoThe world’s largest game event kicks off on Tuesday 20th Aug 2013 with the big press conferences. Then Wednesday 21st Aug is the press preview day and finally from 9am BST, Thursday 22nd Aug 2013 the general public will ram the huge conference halls until late Sunday. And by ram, I really do mean it as 275,000 people attended last year’s show!

Microsoft and Sony are expected to reveal launch dates for their new consoles and few new games. The general public will be getting their paws on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 titles for the first time as well as the Xbox One and PS4 controllers and we’ll be there too.

EA Press Conference:

EA TV Channel:

EA Live at gamescom is already streaming footage from a webcam in hall 6 before the scheduled events start on Wednesday (see below) See if you can spot the huge TitanFall robot.

gamescom 2013 - EA TV Schedule

Sony Press Conference:

You can watch the press conference live on the Playstation gamescom page or in PlayStation Home. Any guesses on the PS4 release date?

Microsoft Press Event:

  • Date: 20th Aug 2013

Microsoft are holding a small, invite only media event on Tuesday but it won’t be broadcast online so keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for Xbox One news.


Nintendo are back at gamescom this year and will be showing off the following Wii U titles:

  • Mario Kart 8
  • The Wonderful 101
  • Pikmin 3
  • Sonic Lost World
  • Wii Party U
  • The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD
  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
  • Wii Karaoke U
  • Super Mario 3D World

All these will be on the show floor.

As for the 3DS, Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between World will all be there.