Veröffentlicht am: 29.06.2018 um 23:03 Uhr:

gamescom: Update: gamescom Saturday tickets sold out for private visitors

- Private visitor tickets for gamescom Saturday (25 August 2018) no longer available in online Ticket Shop
- High demand: Secure your day ticket now for the private visitor days on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
- New: For the first time – a gamescom ticket for school classes

The anticipation is growing: It's still almost three months until gamescom 2018 opens its doors (open to all from 22 to 25 August), but interest in the world's biggest event for computer and video games is already huge and the demand for admission tickets enormous. Day tickets for gamescom Saturday (25 August) are sold out. For the public days on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, there are still admission tickets available in the gamescom online Ticket Shop. But hurry, availability is only while supplies last. So anyone keen on experiencing gamescom live in 2018 should secure their day ticket for 22, 23 or 24 August at the official gamescom Ticket Shop. This link will take you to the online Ticket Shop.

» As in previous years, Saturday afternoon tickets will also be available on location at gamescom 2018 (admission starting at 2:00 p.m.). Admission is dependent on the visitor flow (the volume of visitors leaving the fair grounds). Waiting times must be taken into account. For those who want to experience gamescom in person and test out the numerous premieres live on location, prompt purchase of an advance sale gamescom ticket for Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in the online Ticket-Shop is highly recommended.

New: limited contingent of school class tickets
gamescom time is also holiday time, but not everywhere in Germany. In order to also enable school classes outside of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia to undertake an excursion to gamescom, a limited contingent of school class tickets will be offered this year for the first time. For the price of EUR 6.50/person (pupils and accompanying persons), gamescom can be visited on the public days of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (22, 23 and 24 August) with this ticket. Content of special relevance for education and media education, such as the gamescom campus, the Youth Forum NRW or gamescom jobs & careers enable the linking of teaching content and fun in the context of this type of field trip. Interested schools and teachers can contact the private visitor hotline or use a special email mailbox ( to get further information. It is possible to order school class tickets until 31 July 2018. At least ten people (incl. accompanying persons) per class must participate. A teacher may only place an order for a complete group. However, the contingent of school class tickets is also limited: they are only available as long as supplies last. The reservation of tickets is not possible.

Trade visitor tickets
Trade visitor tickets are also available at In addition to day tickets, 3-day tickets for trade visitors will also be offered in the online Ticket Shop of gamescom in accordance with the schedule of the business area (Tuesday, 21 August to Thursday, 23 August). Trade visitors also have the possibility to acquire their admission ticket at reduced prices: limited early bird ticket contingents have been reserved for all trade visitor days in the online shop. Like in the year before, the following also applies for 2018: the purchase of a trade visitor ticket is only possible for personal use, and is thus issued to a specific person.

Koelnmesse – Global Competence in Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility:
Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising trade fairs in the Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility segments. Trade fairs like photokina, dmexco, gamescom, INTERMOT and THE TIRE COLOGNE are established as leading international trade fairs and are being expanded by future-oriented formats like DIGILITY. Koelnmesse not only organises trade fairs in these areas in Cologne, but also in other growth markets like, for example, China, Singapore and Thailand, which have different areas of focus and content. These global activities offer customers of Koelnmesse tailor-made events in different markets, which guarantee sustainable and international business.

The next events:
gamescom - The world's largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games
and entertainment (21.08. trade visitor and media day), Cologne 21.08. - 25.08.2018
dmexco - The Global Business and Innovation Platform, Cologne 12.09. - 13.09.2018
photokina - IMAGING UNLIMITED, Cologne 26.09. - 29.09.2018 «

Quelle: Press release - No. 5 / June 2018, Cologne

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