By Laurent P. Photos by Laurent P. Posted on June 15, 2022 6:35 PM.
Video game fairs are the best way to find out about upcoming game releases through available demos and other panels of all kinds. It’s also a boon for publishers who take the opportunity to exclusively announce new products. And if you’d like to keep an eye on these upcoming announcements but don’t know when these events are happening, good news: we’re revealing the calendar of major gaming shows that take place in France and around the world. Mark your calendars!
video game fairs are you bored? Due to the health crisis in COVID-19many editions of these shows had to be cancelled, leaving gamers hungry for what was possible. advertisementexclusives and more game testing coming. The downside is also for publishers who use these events to poll their audience and capitalize on their company’s next game releases.
But good news! This year, those shows are back, physical for some, online for others, to the delight of gamers. And to see the different 2022 releases and the conditions for their implementation, the editors offer you exhibition calendar the most important in the industry, in France and in the world. A good starting point for organizing your visit or getting ready to view various online panels.
Video game fairs 2022 in France and worldwide:
Usually stands on conference center from Anaheim, BlizzCon takes place every year, with many surprises… And after the canceled 2021 edition, the 2022 edition, which was supposed to take place in person after two years of absence, has also been cancelled: “we’d like to take the time to reimagine what a future BlizzCon event might look like. Whatever the event looks like in the future, we must also make it as safe, welcoming and inclusive as possible.“, – explained Blizzard. – Another reason for the cancellation: allegations of sexual harassment within the company.
The largest video game trade show in the world, usually held in Los Angeles Convention Centerwas also canceled this year, but is guaranteed to return in physical form in 2023. In the meantime, we are enjoying the Summer Game Fest announcements!
- gamescom – Cologne, 23-28 August 2022
To end summer 2022 in style, the organizers gamescom, which takes place every year at this time in Cologne, Germany, announced that the famous show will be held 100% face to face. Conferences and presentations of many games should highlight this release, which has not yet announced any studios present or games presented for the occasion. But the appointment has been made!
- tokyo game show – Makuari Messe de Tokyo and online, September 15-18, 2022
Tokyo, one of the capitals of video games, also has the right to its own living room! And this year tokyo game show will take place in person, after three years of absence, as well as online with improved content. As for the program of this new release, we will have to wait a little longer.
The Paris Fair returns this year face to face and promises an unforgettable event! In the program, many are always true to their post, such as the PlayStation, BNF and other meetings that mix culture and video games. There are also many new features that gamers should be able to test in the preview.