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Gamescom 2017 Event Dates and Tickets

Although it’s easy for Gamescom 2017 to fly under your radar after events like E3, and being wedged between SDCC and Pax West, it’s a huge gaming event that you should probably pay attention to. No doubt there will be news coming out of it about something you’re interested in, so make sure you’re up to speed on the event dates and how to get tickets if you’re in the area. The area being Cologne, Germany.

When is Gamescom 2017?

Gamescom 2017 runs from Tuesday, August 22 until Saturday, August 26. August 22, however, is for trade visitors and media. For the public, Gamescom runs from Wednesday, August 23 until Saturday, August 26.

Below are the event hours of operation:

  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 am. To 8 p.m.

Of course, the times listed above are local to Cologne (GMT+2), so if you try watching Gamescom coverage at 7 p.m. EDT on a Saturday, you’re going to be disappointed. To avoid this potential problem, try using an online time zone converter to make sure you don’t miss anything.

Gamescom 2017 Tickets

Gamescom 2017 tickets are still available for both Wednesday and Thursday of the event, Unfortunately, Friday and Saturday are both sold out. If you are still interested in getting tickets, we’d advise that you go directly to the source and check the Gamescom 2017 ticket page. If you can’t find the answer to your questions there, the next step is the Gamescom 2017 FAQ.

If you’re not able to make it to Cologne for Gamescom 2017, the next best option is to snag the PUBG Gamescom Invitational crate. We know you're playing.