Microsoft announces Gamescom 2016 plans

No press conference this year, Microsoft confirms.

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Microsoft has announced its plans for Gamescom 2016, which runs from August 17 to 21 in Cologne, Germany.

Unlike last year, Microsoft does not plan to host a press conference this year. Instead, it is planning “a new and more intimate Xbox FanFest experience” for fans across Europe and worldwide attending Gamescom 2016. More details will be announced soon.

Titles playable at the event include Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2, ReCore, Sea of Thieves, and a host of [email protected] titles including We Happy Few, Everspace, and Cuphead.

Find the schedule for the Xbox booth, which is located in Hall 8 of the Koelnmesse, below:

  • 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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