Microsoft announced today the events they will be hosting in August during the gamescom 2017 in Cologne, Germany. It will be the first time the Xbox One X will be in Europe and, for those who are lucky enough to attend, there will be 27 playable games for the Xbox One family of devices and Windows 10 PC from developers around the world, including Forza Motorsport 7, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition and Sea of Thieves.
All of the shows will be livestreamed, so those who want to see it will not be missing out:
Xbox @ gamescom Live
On Sunday, August 20th, at 9:00 pm CEST, 12:00 pm PDT you can tune in to a special Xbox live show where you can get the latest news and announcements about the Xbox One X.
An array of games will be shown and news talked about when Xbox Germany’s Maxi Graeff sits down to talk with fan favorite developers.
Age of Empires @ gamescom Live
On Monday, August 21st, starting at 9:00 pm CEST, 12:00 pm PDT, Microsoft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Age of Empires with a special livestream event. This livestream will include the first-look at the Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, a remastered edition of the classic announced at Microsoft’s E3 conference. They’ll also be talking with the some of the legendary developers who worked on the games as well as some “exciting news that fans won’t want to miss.”
Xbox FanFest @ gamescom
For those who are attending the festivities, FanFest will begin on Tuesday, August 22nd. Microsoft states they will be sharing more details about FanFest soon.
Xbox Booth @ gamescom
When gamescom officially opens at Koelnmesse on Tuesday, August 22, gamers in Germany can finally get their hands on the Xbox One X. The Xbox Booth will be back in Hall 8, North Entrance. See below for show opening times:
• Tuesday, August 22 – 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. CEST (press/trade only day)
• Wednesday, August 23 – 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CEST
• Thursday, August 24 – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CEST
• Friday, August 25 – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CEST
• Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CEST