Microsoft Details Gamescom 2016 Schedule

Microsoft Details Gamescom 2016 Schedule

Microsoft has announced their schedule for Gamescom 2016.

Fans attending Gamescom will have the chance to get hands-on time with most of Microsoft’s first-party titles, including Gears of War 4 – Marking the first time the game has been playable since it’s multiplayer beta was released earlier this year.

Microsoft has confirmed that they will not be holding the traditional media briefing this year as they will instead be focusing on improving the “Xbox Fanfest” program for fans across the world.

“While we will not be hosting a media briefing this year, we’re planning a new and more intimate Xbox FanFest experience for our fans across Europe and worldwide attending Gamescom 2016. We will be sharing more details on our Gamescom 2016 Xbox FanFest soon.”

At this year’s E3, Microsoft lifted the curtain on the Project Scorpio, a new console scheduled to launch late 2017. While details about Microsoft’s upcoming console are scarce, we do know that it will be compatible with all Xbox One games and accessories.

Gamescom 2016 will be taking place in Cologne, Germany from August 17th to August 21st.