Ok, the build up to Gamescom 2011 for FIFA 12 so far has been pretty massive. With all of the FIFA 12 Online and Clubs details still to come, for a large section of the FIFA community the week at Gamescom carries incredible significance. We’ll also have the demo announcement and potentially the first gameplay videos live from the show floor.
So here’s a run down of a few of the events and milestones for the week at Gamescom:
Tuesday 16th August
Electronic Arts Press Event 4:00pm – Expect some big FIFA 12 news and footage from this one, it will be streamed live on EA Football World.
FIFA 12 Demo Release Announcement – According to EASPORTSFIFA on Twitter the demo date will be announced on Tuesday.
Sony and Microsoft Press Conferences – Xbox Play Day 12:30pm, Sony Press event 5:30pm
Wednesday 17th August
Press Conferences – A raft of other press events featuring Konami, Ubisoft, Blizzard and NCsoft.
Official Opening of Gamescom 2011 – fairly self explanatory FIFA 12 demo code will be on the show floor, whilst a later build will be behind closed doors for the gaming press.
Thursday 18th August
Gamescom 2011 opens to the public at 10:00am– which should bring the first wave of FIFA 12 gameplay videos if filming is permitted.
Sunday 21st August
Gamescom 2011 ends 6:00pm
*All times stated are local to Cologne, please consider your local timezone and apply any day light savings.
The EA Press Conference will be streamed live over at EA SPORTS Footbll World on Tuesday and we’ll provide a link nearer the time. If you want any further information then head over to the official Gamescom website.
Start your engines gentlemen the run up to release of FIFA 12 is about to move up a gear.