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gamescom latam countdown promises news from Krafton, CipSoft, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft and more

Opening show takes place on June 26th and will be presented by Tiago Leifert

São Paulo, June 25, 2024 – Today, gamescom latam, announced they will be hosting a live countdown for the opening night with major announcements. The opening show will take place tomorrow on June 26th, at 6:30 pm (Brasília time), 530pm ET, 1030pm BST and will bring great news from the games industry.

Among the new features that fans can expect are content from some of the main companies in the gaming world, such as Bandai Namco, Krafton, Ubisoft, Atari and others. Those passionate about independent games will also be entertained by the show. Unreleased content is planned to be revealed on the opening night of the event.

The gamescom latam countdown will be led by Tiago Leifert, journalist, presenter and sports announcer. A game lover, Leifert presented the program Zero1, focused on the world of games and geek culture, and was the voice of the narrator in the FIFA franchise between 2012 and 2020.

In addition to showing the big news to the public and guests, Tiago Leifert will also conduct exclusive interviews with important names in the industry live. gamescom latam will show the main highlights of the event, which for the first time in history, takes place in Latin America.

The gamescom latam countdown will be broadcast on more than 15 official channels, including the gamescom latam website and YouTube channel.

Under the seal of the Ministry of Culture and the Culture Incentive Law, gamescom latam is sponsored by Banco do Brasil, Sabesp and TNT; support from Essence, Boticário and Acer; B2B partnership with Abragames — Brazilian Association of Digital Game Developers through the Brazil Games Project, a partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency, ApexBrasil; realization Omelete&Co, Koelnmesse, game, gamescom latam, SPcine, Secretariat of Economic Development and Labor of the City of São Paulo, Associação Paulista dos Amigos da Arte, Secretariat of Culture, Economy and Creative Industry of São Paulo, Lei Paulo Gustavo, Ministry of Culture , Ministry of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services and Federal Government. New sponsors and supporters will be announced soon.

About gamescom latam 

gamescom, the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s largest business platform for the games industry, has also arrived in Latin America. In 2024, gamescom latam takes place in São Paulo, Brazil, from June 26 to 30. gamescom latam BIG Festival, the largest showcase for indie games in Latin America, will also take place at the event. The event is jointly organized by Koelnmesse, Omelete Company, BIG Festival, and licensed by game.

About game – the German Games Industry Association

We are the association of the German games industry. Our members represent the entire video game ecosystem, from development studios and publishers to esports event organisers, educational institutions and other related entities. We are co-organisers of gamescom, the world’s biggest event for computer and video games. We are a shareholder in the Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK), the Foundation for Digital Games Culture, the esports player foundation, devcom and the collecting society VHG, as well as co-host of the German Computer Game Awards. Serving as a central point of contact for media, as well as political and social institutions, we provide comprehensive expertise in areas including market development, game culture and media literacy, and address any inquiries or concerns. Together we are making Germany the heart of gaming worldwide. With games, we enrich the lives of all people.

About Koelnmesse

Koelnmesse is an international leader in organizing trade fairs in the gaming and entertainment segments. Hosted in Cologne, Germany, gamescom is the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s largest business platform for the games industry. gamescom brings together passionate gamers, trade visitors, and exhibitors from across the world with a highly effective approach – in person at the venue and digitally from anywhere in the world. This makes gamescom the premier B2C, B2B, and B2G gaming event. In addition to the event at its Cologne headquarters, Koelnmesse is strategically expanding its portfolio internationally: In Singapore, gamescom asia provides an additional powerful industry platform for the rapidly growing Asia-Pacific games market, comprehensively combining supply and demand. Koelnmesse Brasil is a subsidiary of Koelnmesse GmbH in São Paulo, dedicated to promoting and organizing world-class trade fairs and events in Brazil. The mission is to bring global innovation, knowledge and business opportunities to various industries.

About Omelete Company

The largest conglomerate dedicated to pop culture fans in Brazil, Omelete Company uses its website, social networks and partners to reach more than 15 million people every month eager for news from the worlds of cinema, TV series, games, music and comic books, with texts, videos and posts on social media. The brands Omelete, The Enemy, CCXP, Game XP, gamescom latam, Gaules, Baiano and Chippu are part of the Omelete Company.