Gamescom 2020 is all set to be a digital event come August. The event organizers have teamed up with IGN and Webedia Germany to help with the production of their digital event presentations. IGN will be handling the English Presentations for Gamescom 2020 and Webedia Deutschland will be handling the German presentation.
There will be a number of presentations held over August 27th – August 30th including the Opening Night Live Show produced and hosted by Geoff Keighly. You can find the full details on Gamescom’s Presentations in the official announcement below.
gamescom 2020: IGN, Webedia, and Geoff Keighley to produce the show formats of this year’s gamescom
After the cooperation between Geoff Keighley and gamescom had already been decided upon, IGN and Webedia Deutschland are two more production partners of gamescom 2020. As a result, the English gamescom studio will be presented from 27 to 30 August by IGN and will provide an extensive program on a daily basis. Here, games developers will be interviewed and exclusive demos shown or influencers asked about the most important news. The German edition of the gamescom studio will be produced from 27 to 30 August by Webedia Germany and will show an exciting and varied program of analyses, live interviews, news, and much more each day.
This year, in addition to the gamescom: Opening Night Live, produced by Geoff Keighley, more show formats will be added to present a stimulating and exciting gamescom 2020 to the global community:
The content will be produced at several studio locations in the USA and Germany, from which studio and show guests, among others, will be received and broadcast. All “official partners” of gamescom have the opportunity to become part of the shows. This will be possible with exclusive content through editorial channels or by booking the advertising slots available for every show.
The show content will be available globally at the gamescom now content hub at http://www.gamescom.global , as well as on all channels of the partners worldwide, the gamescom app, and other platforms such as YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and facebook. This year’s program of the gamescom shows and the gamescom studios can be found at http://www.gamescom.global , under gamescom now.
“We are thrilled to partner with gamescom again this year. We met with enormous success with our latest Summer of Gaming program. Even in these difficult times, we are still registering new user records for data transfer on all of our platforms. We look forward to producing the gamescom shows and helping to bring our public throughout the world closer together. gamescom 2020 will be an event that should not be missed,” says Yael Prough, EVP and General Manager at IGN.
René Heuser, Director Gaming at Webedia Germany: “2020 is posing enormous challenges for us all. Which is why we are proud and grateful to be able to realize the German show and live production for this year’s gamescom together with Koelnmesse, the game association, and their partners. In this way we are continuing with the trusting cooperation of many years in digital milestone projects. With our teams and brands we will use all our energy and passion for digital success and thus strengthen Germany as a gaming location.”
Source: Gamescom.globalTags: events, Gamescom, Gamescom 2020, Gamescom 2020 Digital Event, Gaming, IGN, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch
This post was written by Mike Scorpio