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08-05-2013, 05:26 PM

The gamescom is at the door! Held from August 21 to 25 in Cologne (Germany), the biggest European show of the gaming industry will open its doors to thousands of excited gamers! And as many of you are planning to come to have fun with us on the Ubisoft booth, see below all you need to know.

For those of you who will not be able to join Ubisoft teams at gamescom, stick with us on uplay.com to make the most of our special Rewards from August 21 to 28. Exclusive Rewards in AAA titles, F2P beta keys, free bundles… We’ve got you covered!

Opening days and hours

- Thursday, 22.08.2013, from 10am to 8pm
- Friday, 23.08.2013 from 10am to 8pm
- Saturday, 24.08.2013 from 9am to 8pm
- Sunday, 25.08.2013 from 9am to 8pm

Where to find the Ubisoft booth?

The Ubisoft area will be located in the Hall 6 at the Booth A021. It will be huge and all our games will be there, so prepare yourselves to be blown away!


To live an even more awesome experience at gamescom, the Uplay team has got surprises for you! Indeed we have 400 Fast Passes to give away. What is a Fast Pass? This is one magic item which will prevent you from waiting in lines on the Ubisoft booth. That’s it: no lines, just games!

Check out here to know how to win yours! (http://uplay.ubi.com/en-GB/news/win-a-gamescom-fast-pass-with-uplay)

How to come to gamescom?

You may not know this, but your gamescom ticket provides you with free public transportation (VRS and VRR). Usable on busses, S-Bahns (commuter trains), underground trains, and regional trains, just enjoy your free ride to and from gamescom for the all show period.

Stations/Stops around the exhibition center

1. Entrance South
- S-Bahn: Köln Messe/Deutz, S6, S11, S12, S13
- Tram- or subway: KÖLN, Bf Deutz/Messe (U), Line 1 und 9

2. Entrance East, West, North
- Koelnmesse, Köln-Deutz Line 3 und 4

Further transportation info can be found here. (http://www.gamescom-cologne.com/en/gamescom/anreise_aufenthalt/anreise/index.php)

That’s it, you’ve got everything in hand to make the most of this year’s gamescom! We cannot wait to meet all of you during this major event!

See you soon,