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Facts & Figures about gamescom 2023

gamescom is regularly setting new standards in the world of gaming as the world's largest event revolving around computer and video games. Get an overview of the impressive success of the last event – a world in which innovation, business and community came together.

320,000 visitors from 116 countries overall

+21 % more than 2022

More than 31,000 trade visitors (50% from abroad)

+24 % more than 2022

1,227 total exhibitors (76 % international)

+12 % more than 2022

63 exhibitor countries on 230,000 sqm

+19 % more than 2022


gamescom offers all kinds of action, not only on location in Cologne, but also in the digital universe. We reach gaming fans worldwide with a broad portfolio of digital offerings, such as social media communication, live streams – especially the spectacular gamescom Opening Night Live – as well as the content hub gamescom now.

338 million video views,

of which 70.8 million on gamescom‘s owned channels.

10 million hours watched

on 9,500 streams via 4,300 channels.

6.55 million engagements on top 10,000 social posts.

6 million of which are likes (44% via gamescom‘s owned channels).

Private visitors

gamescom is more than a trade fair; it is a living festival that celebrates the colorful diversity of the gaming world and brings together the most diverse communities from around the world. With various areas, for example, for cosplay, retro and indie, gamescom has just the right thing for every taste.

89,5 % of all private visitors would recommend gamescom to a friend.

About 10 % of all private visitors are from abroad.

30,7 % of private visitors are also interested in board games.

65,2 % came to buy merchandise at gamescom

24,1 % of private visitors are also interested in game development.

Trade visitors

As Europe's leading business platform for the games industry, gamescom offers trade visitors many possibilities for networking, discovering new business opportunities and exploring the latest trends. Among others, gamescom biz, the business area and the trade visitor and media day provide the ideal space for exchange and networking.

31.000 trade visitors came to make business at gamescom in 2023!

50% of all trade visitors are from abroad.


For companies from the games industry and beyond, gamescom offers unique possibilities for presenting their brand and products. Whether global players, independent developers or non-endemic brands – gamescom warmly welcomes a colorful and diverse range of participants.

89% of the exhibitors are generally satisfied with the event.

76% of the exhibitors are international exhibitors.

90% of the exhibitors are satisfied with the fulfillment of the objectives for the event.


  • Jannis Holzapfel

    Jannis Holzapfel Sales Manager Germany

    Tel. +49 221 821-3828

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