Microsoft lights up the summer at Gamescom 2022

Xbox Gamescom 2022

And we’re live! Europe’s premier video game event returned this week, and Microsoft is there to celebrate. The company highlighted a whole array of upcoming titles that are set to grace PC and Xbox.

Both in 2022 and beyond.

Gamescom 2022 is finally an in-person event this year after the desolation caused by the COVID pandemic these past few years. And it provides a chance for the gaming community to hang out in person with developers and game designers at the show floor for the first time since 2019!

The event is actually following up on a tamer summer after the unexpected cancelation of E3 2022.

But while the year itself may have been rather quite for gaming, Microsoft is all ready for a bold comeback by bringing its full range of gaming wares.

Although the company made clear that it will not be showing off new and unannounced titles at the event, there was nevertheless a large selection that it brought to the annual trade show in Cologne, Germany that kicked off August 23 and is set to run until August 28.

The Gamescom festivities for the Redmond based company includes a dedicated Xbox live stream as well as presence in the Future Games Show. Following these are an assortment of smaller indie showcases.

While there is far too much to go into detail here, gaming sites are full of video games and experiences that are set to grace PC and Xbox platforms later this year and into the foreseeable future.

Microsoft has, however, comprehensively recapped the event and what’s coming next on its Xbox news site. Point your browsers at the link above to collect the details.

And those of you lucky enough to attend Gamescom 2022 can track your way to Hall 8 that houses the Xbox booth that features 36 stations showcasing the fantastic lineup of games that are heading to its two platforms PC and Xbox in the next 12 months.

Many of these will, obviously, also arrive on Game Pass on day one.

The party is just getting started!