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275,000 members of public attend Gamescom 2011

Bigger than ever event reaffirms status as world's biggest public gaming show

The organisers of last week's Gamescom have revealed that the show saw 275,000 attendees across its five days, up from 254,000 last year.

557 exhibitors booked booths from 40 countries, whilst the number of games on show increased from 200 to 300. GDC Europe registered 2,100 visitors from 57 countries.

Next year's Gamescom will take place at the Koelnmesse between August 15-19, 2012, with GDC Europe occupying the two days prior to that.

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