Gamescom is coming up and Microsoft has finally confirmed their game lineup for the fair. There will also be a live stream.
Cologne – Gamescom 2022 is coming up and the first games from the Xbox stand line-up have been announced by Microsoft. It was foreseeable that Microsoft would be represented again this year. Now we finally have confirmation that Xbox will be at Gamescom. In addition to that, we now know which game highlights to look forward to. There will also be an Xbox live stream directly from the trade fair in Cologne, and the first games are also known for this.
Xbox lineup confirmed so far at Gamescom 2022
You can test these games: in one blog entry Microsoft writes that the Xbox stand will be in Hall 8 again. There will be a total of 36 stations for Xbox fans to explore, with a variety of updates and games coming out over the next 12 months. Many of these will be available in Game Pass on day one. Games from Microsoft Studios that you can play at Gamescom 2022 include the following:
- pentiment (Obsidian Entertainment / Xbox Game Studios)
- Age of Empires IV (Relic Entertainment & World’s Edge / Xbox Game Studios)
- Microsoft Flight Simulator (Asobo Studio / Xbox Game Studios Publishing)
- Sea of Thieves (Rare Games / Xbox Game Studios)
- grounded (Obsidian Entertainment / Xbox Game Studios)
You can test these third party games: Some third-party studios will also be present at the Xbox booth. You can also test their games at the fair. This includes:
- A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio / Focus Entertainment)
- Disney Dreamlight Valley (Gameloft)
- Gunfire Reborn (Duoyi Games / 505 Games)
- Inculinati (Yaza Games / Daedalic Entertainment)
- Last Case of Benedict Fox (Plot Twist Games / Rogue Games)
- Read of P (neowiz)
- Lightyear Frontier (frame break)
- Planet of Lana (Wishfully / Thunderful)
- You suck at parking (Happy Volcano)
Xbox TV app to try: In addition to all the games you can test, Gamescom will give you the opportunity to test the new Xbox TV app. This makes it possible to play Game Pass Ultimate titles without a console on the TV. The whole thing works via cloud streaming and is currently only possible on the latest Samsung TVs. So if you haven’t been able to use the app yet, you have the chance to do so at Gamescom in Cologne.
Xbox live stream from Gamescom 2022
Xbox Live Stream on August 25th: As announced in the blog entry, this year the Xbox booth will also start a live stream directly from the exhibition. If you are not at Gamescom, you still have the opportunity to be there. The live stream will on August 25 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m German time take place in several languages. The stream will go live on regional Xbox channels on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook.
What can you expect in the live stream: Interviews and gameplay from upcoming games from Xbox Game Studios will be streamed live. Games announced for the live stream include: Sea of Thieves, Microsoft Flight Simulator and Minecraft Legends.
Other publishers such as Nintendo will not be represented at Gamescom. Unfortunately, Sony will not be represented at Gamescom this year either. Which games we think should not be missing at Gamescom and further information about Gamescom 2022 can be found here.