We’ve had so much fun over the last couple of months bringing you closer to our games and sharing stories of all the amazing experiences you have had with them.

With gamescom only a few days away, we can’t wait to take you behind-the-scenes into our EA experience on the show floor - and for those attending in person - provide you with hands-on access to our games.

We’ll be kicking off our EA at gamescom experience on Tuesday, August 16. Mark your calendars for 19:15 CET/10:15 am PST, because at live.ea.com we’ll be hosting a live stream featuring FIFA 17, Titanfall® 2 and Battlefield™ 1, as well as providing new insights on NHL ®17, Madden NFL 17 and our EA Star Wars franchises.

The live stream will include:

  • FUT LIVE! A view into FIFA 17 gameplay and Ultimate Team™, including insights from FIFA 17 developers and special guests on all-new features , FUT content, FUT Legends and what’s happening in mobile.
  • Titanfall 2 Factions and Battlefield Squads events, where you’ll watch members of the community battle it out while getting a deeper look into each game.
  • A first-look at the all-new World Cup of Hockey game mode in NHL 17 and insights from the development team.
  • An interview with Madden NFL 17 Executive Producer, Seann Graddy, in anticipation of the game launch on August 23rd.
  • A look into our Star Wars™ games.

We’ll continue to share details on the live stream in the coming days, so stay tuned at EA.com/play2016 and through Twitter @EA, where we’ll be keeping you up to date on all things related to EA at gamescom throughout the event.

Gamescom is a huge event, and whether you’re there in person, or watching online, finding everything you need can be a bit challenging.  So we’ll try to help you here, with a few key things you need to know.

First of all, what is gamescom?

Simply put, it’s the world’s largest gaming event. 

Over 340,000 players from roughly 90 countries will descend on Cologne, Germany between August 17 and 21, 2016 playing some of their favorite games in an exhibition space that is 193,000 square meters in size – which is about the same size as 27 soccer fields put together. 

EA on the Show Floor

If you plan on attending gamescom, join us at Hall 6 and be among the first to play Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2 and FIFA 17. We’ll have over 300 game stations for you to get hands-on with your favorite games.

You’ll also able to watch live entertainment from the EA stage, including live FIFA 17 gameplay competitions, as well as hear more about your favorite EA games directly from EA producers.

STAGE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Producer interviews: Hear from the makers of Battlefield 1Titanfall 2 and FIFA 17 with more about what’s in the game, with insights and stories from the development studio.
  • Competition: Take part in live gameplay challenges on stage, competing against community members and professional athletes.
  • Prizes: Daily contests where you can win Fatboy Gaming Seats, Steel Series Peripherals, strictly limited Mirror’s Edge Catalyst PS4 controllers, cool EA game packages and many other cool prizes.

Download the EA gamescom app and skip the waiting lines!

Planning to visit gamescom?

Download our free EA gamescom app! Not only will it be your personal guide around the event with a constantly updated stage schedule, it can also save you time. Use the app to play for a Player VIP Pass which allows you to skip the waiting line to get hands-on and play!

We hope to see you at gamescom! If you can’t make it out, keep tuning in to EA.com/Play2016 and follow EA on Twitter to stay up to date on all EA news from gamescom and beyond.

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