The Gamescom 2019 trade fair will run from Tuesday August 20 until Saturday August 24, however several major reveals are expected to take place earlier in the week.
On Monday August 19, Nintendo will be hosting an Indie World presentation at 3pm CEST (2pm UK / 9am EDT / 6am PDT).
But the main event expected to really kick the week off is Gamescom: Opening Night Live, a new show produced by Geoff Keighley, which starts at 8pm CEST (7pm UK / 2pm EDT / 11am PDT). You can watch it here on VGC.
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Monday, August 19 livestream schedule
Nintendo Indie World
When: 3pm CEST (2pm UK / 9am EDT / 6am PDT)
What: “Tune in for an all-new, livestreamed #IndieWorld video showcase, featuring roughly 20 minutes of information on indie games coming to #NintendoSwitch!”
Where to watch: YouTube
- Superhot and Hotline Miami Collection get surprise Switch launches
- Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition confirmed for Switch
When: 5pm CEST (4pm UK / 11am EDT / 8am PDT)
What: “Tune in for the latest news, games, accessories, and features that we can’t wait to tell you more about!”
Where to watch: Xbox.com, Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, VGC
- Devil May Cry 5 and Age of Empires hit Xbox Game Pass today
- PUBG getting cross-play support on Xbox One and PS4 later this year
- Ghost Recon Breakpoint video reveals 4v4 multiplayer mode
- Gears 5 will feature Halo Reach characters
When: 7pm CEST (6pm UK / 1pm EDT / 10am PDT)
What: “#StadiaConnect is back and bigger than ever. This time around, it’s all about the games! From revealing brand-new trailers to going behind-the-scenes with our partners, we can’t wait to show what Stadia has in store for you.”
Where to watch: YouTube, VGC
Gamescom: Opening Night Live
When: 8pm CEST (7pm UK / 2pm EDT / 11am PDT)
What: “More than 15 game publishers will premiere new content and make announcements during @gamescom Opening Night Live.”
Where to watch: YouTube, Twitch, Mixer, VGC
- Need for Speed: Heat gameplay video premieres at Gamescom
- Little Nightmares sequel announced for Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One
- Kerbal Space Program 2 releasing in 2020
- Trailer released for Halo co-creator’s Disintegration
- Predator: Hunting Grounds gets first gameplay footage
- New Death Stranding gameplay video premieres at Gamescom
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 alpha hits PS4 this week
- PS4 exclusive wins multiple prizes at Gamescom Awards 2019