From August 20-22, it will release a series of gameplay videos in which product experts provide in-depth looks at previously announced titles including Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and Astral Chain.
New gameplay footage of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, and Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition will also be showcased.
Visitors to Nintendo’s booth in the Koelnmesse exhibition centre at Gamescom will be able to go hands-on with a host of titles from August 20-24.
There’ll be plenty of competitive Super Smash Bros. Ultimate play too, including a one-off Gamescom invitational tournament on August 22, which will be livestreamed on Nintendo UK’s YouTube channel. The victors will earn a place in October’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Challenge Cup in Japan.
Nintendo’s Gamescom stage will also host country qualifiers for the upcoming seasons of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Team Cup and Splatoon 2 European Championship.
Gamescom 2019 will launch with a new livestreamed event produced by Geoff Keighley and Kimmie H. Kim, executive producers of annual industry show The Game Awards. Titled Gamescom: Opening Night Live, it will air on Monday August 19, ahead of the trade fair running from August 20-24.