Around 24,500 trade visitors from 83 countries, from European and international industry, met up to do business
At gamescom 2012, more than 275,000 visitors, including around 24,500 trade visitors (+14%) from 83 countries (2011: 71), experienced the new products and developments from of than 600 exhibitors (+8 percent) from 40 countries (+1). On an exhibition area covering 140,000 square metres (+15%), the exhibitors presented more than 330 global, European and German premieres (+10%).
The trade fair was also extended in terms of content. In addition to PC and console games, online and browser games, the latest themes from the industry were above all mobile and social games. Also, more than 5,300 journalists from 54 countries reported from Cologne for five days.