Official Blog: EA at Gamescom 2017

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Electronic Arts has just announced their participation in this year’s Gamescom event in Germany. Along with the Live Show on August 21st at 9:30 am PDT, they also announced live entertainment, hands-on gameplay, and Game Changer attendance.

The Sims 4 and The Sims Mobile will be playable from the Business Lounge, but we have yet to hear official confirmation of any possible Sims 4 announcements.

Last month at EA PLAY we took you inside some of the big experiences we have in store this year, games that we hope will capture your imagination and make the extraordinary possible. At gamescom, we are gearing up for the next step – more news, more gameplay, and more hands-on experiences for the hundreds of thousands of players joining us in-person in Cologne, Germany, and the millions more joining us online.

Here’s a few key things you need to know about EA at gamescom:

  • EA Live Show. Tune in to EA.com on August 21 at 6:30 pm CET/9:30 am PDT, where you’ll be the first to see new gameplay, live matches, and a few surprises as well.
  • Hands-on Gameplay. From August 22-26, we have nearly 400 gameplay stations available to players within the EA gamescom booth. There, those that join us in Cologne, will be able to get hands-on with Star Wars™ Battlefront™ IINeed for Speed™ PaybackEA SPORTS FIFA 18Battlefield™ 1: In the Name of the Tsar, and some of our top mobile games including Star Wars™ Galaxy of Heroes and FIFA Mobile.
  • Live Entertainment. There will be so much more to see and do at the EA gamescom booth. The central stage will have entertainment throughout the event, with gameplay deep dives, producer interviews, competitions, and more.
  • Game Changers. Some of the top content creators and influencers in the world will be producing content right from the EA Business Lounge, capturing gameplay footage, making stories and streaming directly to you from the show floor, with content coming from Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II, Need for Speed™ Payback, Battlefield™ 1, The Sims™ 4The Sims Mobile,FIFA Mobile and more.

Throughout the event, EA.com will be your one stop shop for all the great content coming from EA out of gamescom: breaking news, gameplay reveals, trailers, community content, deep dive features, behind-the-scenes stories and much, much more.

Over the next couple of weeks watch for some exciting news from game teams about what they’ll be sharing at gamescom. To stay up to date on all the news, follow us on Twitter (@EA).