This week kicks off gamescom 2017, the “leading European trade fair for digital gaming culture and the meeting point for global companies from the entertainment industry and the international gaming community”. And yesterday, Xbox held their briefing to showcase all of the new hardware and games on display at this year’s gamescom. I wanted to provide a recap of all the news posts at Xbox Wire and videos posted on the YouTube channel so you can watch or rewatch all of the news from this event.
You can watch the full Xbox @ gamescom LIVE show here.
Here is a list of gamescom related news stories posted at Xbox Wire:
Here are the gamescom related videos posted on the Xbox YouTube channel:
We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s briefing and look forward to showing fans more this week when gamescom officially kicks off.
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