How to watch the Future Games Show at Gamescom 2023 and what to expect

Future's own gaming extravaganza will take place during Europe's biggest video games show – here's how to watch it live

Future Games Show at Gamescom 2023
(Image credit: Future)

The publisher of T3, Future, hosts its own gaming event during each major video games show and this week's Gamescom is no exception.

The Future Games Show @ Gamescom 2023 will take place on Wednesday 23 August with a streamed extravaganza of game trailers and announcements.

Here you can find the video feed and all the details.

What is the Future Games Show and when is the next one?

Hosted by a couple of huge name actors from the world of gaming this time, Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Uncharted, Death Stranding) and Erika Ishii (Destiny 2, Death Loop), Future Games Show events tend to be broadcast during major shows around the world each year, such as E3 / Summer Game Fest.

The latest is a Gamescom special edition which takes place at 20:00 CEST – the local time for Cologne in Germany – on Wednesday 23 August 2023 and, if last year's version is anything to go by, should last around an hour-and-a-half.

Here are some times for other locations:

  • US West Coast: 11:00 PDT
  • US East Coast: 14:00 EDT
  • UK: 19:00 BST
  • Central Europe: 20:00 CEST
  • Australia (Sydney): 04:00 AEST (24 August)

How to watch the Future Games Show at Gamescom 2023

You can watch the entire Future Games Show via the video embedded further up this page.

Alternatively, you can head to the official FGS YouTube channel and watch it there.

What to expect

Presented in association with T3 sister title GamesRadar, the Future Games Show tends to showcase a stack of new game trailers and announcements – so is well worth checking out.

The FGS team has confirmed that, along with some "world premieres" and "exclusive trailers", there will be a VR showcase and a "ones to play" segment that will feature titles you can find demos for to test yourself immediately after the stream. There will also be a competition to win a PS5 or Xbox Series X.

Gamescom will also play host to a number of other announcements and events, with T3 in attendance, so come back to the site often to check out our views. You can also watch the Opening Night Live keynote here on our website.

Rik Henderson
News Editor

Rik is T3’s news editor, which means he looks after the news team and the up-to-the-minute coverage of all the hottest gadgets and products you’ll definitely want to read about. And, with more than 35 years of experience in tech and entertainment journalism, including editing and writing for numerous websites, magazines, and newspapers, he’s always got an eye on the next big thing.

Rik also has extensive knowledge of AV, TV streaming and smart home kit, plus just about everything to do with games since the late 80s. Prior to T3, he spent 13 years at Pocket-lint heading up its news team, and was a TV producer and presenter on such shows as Channel 4's GamesMaster, plus Sky's Games World, Game Over, and Virtual World of Sport.