Moenchengladbach/Germany, July 18, 2018 – In just a few weeks, the city of Cologne will once more be transformed into the international capital of gaming when gamescom 2019 returns to the Koelnmesse halls. This year astragon will again be part of the Business and Entertainment Areas and present a multitude of exciting new games.
In the Entertainment Area astragon will showcase its current portfolio in Hall 6.1 at two different booths. Booth (B-060) is all about Farming Simulator 19 and the eSports tournament series Farming Simulator League, organized by developer GIANTS Software. After the official kick-off as part of the FarmCon 19 in Harsewinkel on July 27 and 28, gamescom will serve as the second stop of the first season with a cumulative prize pool of 12,000 Euros. astragon Hektar Helden, the in-house team of the German publisher – who, thanks to months of preparations, are hoping for a great chance at winning the coveted trophy – will of course be participating. If you don’t just want to watch the exciting matches but also would like to play yourself you can try Farming Simulator 19 yourself at one of the numerous game stations inside the booth. In addition all agriculture friends can look forward to several exciting announcements regarding the future of the popular series.
In proximity astragon will offer a particularly diverse portfolio at booth (B-054). With the support of Logitech, Razer, AOC, tobii, noblechairs and Gamewarez, the publisher will feature a total of seven different games from the current catalog. Whether on PC or console the variety of genres is exceptional: While astragon once again proves its expertise in simulation with Transport Fever 2, Bus Simulator, and Fishing Barents Sea, visitors can get a further insight into the narrative film noir adventure Blacksad: Under the Skin, the family-friendly action-adventure Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir as well as the fanciful 2.5D puzzle adventure Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince. In addition, and for the very first time, fans of Construction Simulator will get the opportunity to obtain a closer look at the realization of their favorite simulation series on a new platform.
In Hall 4.2 of the gamescom 2019 Business Area all trade visitors and representatives of the press are cordially invited to visit booth B-011 / C-018 to receive a personal insight into the current and upcoming lineup of astragon. This year the publisher showcases Transport Fever 2, Firefighting Simulator, Bus Simulator, Blacksad: Under the Skin, XIII and Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir. In addition, all visitors will get an overview of all the developments related to Farming Simulator, the Fishing series and Construction Simulator.