Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live Event

Gamescom it is, despite COVID-19, social distancing limitation, and going virtual, Gamescom opening night live was a major event and big success. The virtual mega event of Gamescom 2020 was a two-hour long show that showcased awesome trailers and important announcements that included everything from Fall Guys to upcoming Star Wars: Squadrons and COD: Black Ops Cold War. Let’s talk about some of the games that Gamescom revealed.

Fall Guys is getting a new season, yes, its hardly been a month and a new season with kickass new content are ready, you will get to play that in October. Moreover, a new trailer of COD Cold War was released featuring CG Ronald Reagan giving orders to save the country from enemy attack.

Star Wars fans fasten your seatbelt because you will be piloting an X-wing fighter in the Star Wars: Squadrons. The trailer was impressive and gave us all a visual eye candy, now the wait till October is gonna be a lot more difficult for the fans.

A thrilling and gripping trailer of Twelve Minutes was shown which had an awesome cast lineup featuring Willem Dafoe, Daisy Ridley, and James McAvoy. It is still in the coming soon category so fingers crossed.

The all colorful and artistic Ratchet & Clank: Rift apart is back with a bang. This decade-old franchise released its trailer in Gamescom and is confirmed as a PS5 exclusive, the demo gameplay shown in the trailer looks pretty awesome and gorgeous.

Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live Event - Gaming News
Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live Event – Gaming News

The blockbuster Doom eternal is getting even bigger by having an expansion for the story campaign that goes by the name The Ancient Gods. The expansion pack will come in parts and part one will be released on 20th October.

The MMO super hit World of Warcraft is also getting an expansion called Shadowlands that will hit the markets on October 27th, mind you, it is the 8th major add-on.

If you haven’t watched all of the 11 trailers yet, I strongly recommend you to watch them right away and choose what games you want to play this holiday season. Thank you Gamescom 2020.

So some trailers for the weekend;

Fall Guys new trailer

COD new trailer

Star Wars Squadron new trailer

Twelve Minutes Trailer

Ratchet and Clank: Rift apart extended gameplay trailer

Doom eternal Ancient Gods trailer

World of Warcraft Shadowlands trailer

 

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