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10 Things to Do at gamescom

Get ready for gamescom - here’s a list of some of the coolest things EA has to offer at this year’s show.

Watch the EA Live Event

Patrick Söderlund opening the EA Live show in 2016

We’re super eager to share some of the amazing things we’ve been working on! Be sure to check out the EA Live Event on August 21st at 6:30 pm CET / 8:30 am PDT for more on your favorite games. Follow along and watch our Live broadcast on!

Discover Competitive Battlefield

Battlefield 1 game stations at gamescom

FIFA 18 and Madden 18 are heading into their second year with competitive play, and now it’s time for Battlefield 1 to enter the fray! The Battlefield franchise is known for its massive multiplayer action and competitive Battlefield will be something unlike fans have ever seen before. 

Hear From Producers and Developers

FIFA Ultimate Team Producer Gareth Reeder

Stay locked to the center stage for interviews with the makers of your favorite games and learn about new features and more. To plan your visit, check out the schedule of highlights on stage.

Get in on a Sweepstakes

During gamescom, we will be running a variety of title-specific quizzes and sweepstakes. We can’t share what the prizes are yet but be sure to keep your eyes open for chances to participate!

Experience Rare Photo Ops

Cosplay at the EA booth

You can create once-in-a-lifetime memories at gamescom, with rare photo opportunities only possible at the show. See cosplayers decked out in authentic costumes and snap a priceless selfie for posterity. 

Meet Your Favorite Content Creators

FIFA Influencers Spencer and Castro

We are so grateful for our amazing community of players, and we’re thrilled to have so many content creators with us at gamescom. If you’re joining us in Cologne, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for opportunities to connect with community members from all around the world.

See Brand-New Content for Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars fan being interviewed on stage

In June at EA PLAY and E3, Star Wars Battlefront II Players got to fight it out on Naboo. Now at gamescom, you can experience incredible space battles in Star Wars Battlefront II with Starfighter Assault mode. Don’t miss the gameplay reveal, live on August 21, and don’t forget to give it a try later on the show floor.

Go Hands on with Need for Speed: Payback

We’re so excited to let players give our games a try, and we can’t wait for you to get your hands on Need for Speed: Payback. If you’re joining us in Cologne, you can play the Highway Heist and try out the all-new BMW 5 High Speed Race demo.


Skip Lines with the EA PLAYER VIP PASS

Sign with the approximate waiting time at an EA game booth

Love gamescom but hate the lines? Make sure to visit our EA PLAYER VIP PASS lottery page and play for your chance at a VIP Pass, which can let you go directly to the front of the lines. Note that the our EA PLAYER VIP PASS lottery page is only available in English and German.


Mark your Calendar for Lil Kleine

After a long day of playing games, what better way than to celebrate with a musical performance? We’re excited to have the Dutch singer and actor Lil’ Kleine performing live at our gamescom booth. Check our stage program to learn more.

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