- This year, Gamescom will be entirely virtual, due to the continuous COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
- If yo are planning on watching the stream, it starts August 24th, 2021 at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST.
- The event will focus on updates to games that have already been announced, so you shouldn’t expect any new reveals.
- Fans are expecting more news on Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, Contraband, and A Plague Tale Reqieum.
If you are also an Xbox fan, and you are a part of the family for many years, or just joined recently, there is much to be excited about nowadays.
Besides the Redmond tech giant adding a new night mode feature to your favorite console, there is also some fresh news on the game front.
Microsoft is bout to show off gameplay and updates for its biggest upcoming games at Gamescom 2021.
Gamescom 2021 will highlight the upcoming Xbox exclusives
As opposed to other years, Gamescom is now an entirely virtual event due to the ongoing global pandemic.
The highly expected Xbox stream will kick off on August 24th, 2021 at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST).
During this event, Microsoft will share in-depth updates and gameplay for some of its upcoming games.
The stream’s hosts, Parris Lilly and Kate Yeager will also discuss third-party titles that are on the way to Xbox Game Pass.
An important factor that you have to keep in mind is that the stream will focus on updates to games that have already been announced, so you shouldn’t expect any new reveals.
We may see more footage of Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5. But what people would really like to see is more of Contraband and A Plague Tale Reqieum since both games were just revealed with teasers at E3.
Where can I watch this stream?
The major event will be streamed on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook Gaming, as well as on Twitter.
People located in other select regions, including VK.com in Russia and Bilibili in China, will also get a front-row seat for this show, considering Microsoft will support 30 languages for its stream.
At the same time as Gamescom, Microsoft will hold a sale for gamers in Europe, with discounts of up to 75% on Xbox titles and some of the most popular PC games.
After Xbox closes its act, the following day, Geoff Keighley will host Gamescom: Opening Night Live, event starts at 2 PM EST on August 25, 2021.
Microsoft also encourages people to watch Bethesda Germany’s livestream on August 26, 2021.
And although many such large events remain virtual, Microsoft still plans to interact with fans with a special edition of Xbox Fanfest.
What interesting news are you expecting to hear from the Gamescom Xbox 2021 Stream? Let us know in the comments section below.