The organizers have announced that Gamescom 2012, the video game trade show set in Cologne, Germany, has attracted 275,000 visitors and that it has seen increases when it comes to the number of companies present and to the number of countries represented.
Trade visitors grew to 24,500 this year and they hailed from 83 countries while the exhibitor number grew to more than 600, hailing from 40 countries.
Katharina C. Hamma, the managing director of Koelnmesse GmbH, stated, “We have expanded gamescom as an international business and innovation platform and at the same time we have considerably enhanced the quality of the experience for our consumers and the community. The innovative ticketing concept for individual days of the trade fair and the entry management system worked without a hitch and contributed significantly to the improved quality of the event.”
The 2013 edition of Gamescom will take place in Cologne between August 21 and 25 of next year.