Gamescom is coming up and Microsoft has finally confirmed its lineup of games for the show. In addition, there will be a live broadcast.
Cologne – Gamescom 2022 is fast approaching and Microsoft has announced the first games in its lineup of Xbox booths. It was predictable that Microsoft would be there again this year. We now finally have confirmation that Xbox will be at Gamescom. Plus, we now know what flagship games we can expect. There will also be an Xbox live stream straight from the Cologne show, which is also famous for the first games.
Xbox line confirmed at Gamescom 2022
You can test these games: Microsoft’s blog post says that the Xbox booth will once again be in Hall 8. Xbox fans will be able to explore 36 stations – with the hottest updates and a variety of games that will be released over the next 12 months. Many of them will be available from day one on Game Pass. Among the games from the Microsoft studio that can be played at Gamescom 2022 are the following:
- Repentance (Obsidian Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios)
- Age of Empires IV (Relic Entertainment and World’s Edge/Xbox Game Studios)
- Microsoft Flight Simulator (Published by Asobo Studio / Xbox Game Studios)
- Sea of Thieves (Rare Games/Xbox Game Studios)
- Grounded (Obsidian Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios)
You can test these third-party games: several third-party studios will also be featured at the Xbox booth. You can also test their games at the show. These include, in particular
- Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio / Focus Entertainment)
- Disney Dream Valley (Gameloft)
- Gunfire Reborn (Duoyi Games / 505 Games)
- Inculinati (Yaza Games / Daedalic Entertainment)
- The Last Case of Benedict Fox (Plot Twist Games/Rogue Games)
- Lie Pi (Neovis)
- Lightning Frontier (frame break)
- Lana’s Planet (Wishfully / Thunderful)
- You screw up in the parking lot (Happy Volcano)
An Xbox TV app worth checking out: In addition to all the games you can test, you’ll have the chance to test the new Xbox TV app at Gamescom. This allows you to play Game Pass Ultimate games on your TV without a console. It all works via Cloud Streaming and is currently only possible on the latest Samsung TVs. If you haven’t used the app yet, you will have the opportunity to do so at Gamescom in Cologne.
Gamescom 2022 Xbox Livestream
Xbox Live Stream August 25th. As announced in a blog post, this year’s Xbox booth will be running a live stream from the show. If you don’t make it to Gamescom, you can still visit it. The live broadcast will take place on August 25 from 14:00 to 20:00 French time in several languages. The stream will be streamed live on regional Xbox channels on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook.
What to expect from the live stream: Interviews and gameplay of upcoming games from Xbox Game Studios will be streamed live. For example, games announced for live streaming include Sea of Thieves, Microsoft Flight Simulator, and Minecraft Legends.
Other publishers such as Nintendo will not be attending Gamescom. Sony will unfortunately not be attending Gamescom this year. Here you’ll find the games we think you can’t miss at Gamescom and other information about Gamescom 2022.