Gamescom 2011 Sees Record Attendance

As the festivities at this year’s Gamescom came to a close this past Sunday in Cologne, Germany, the attendance numbers have already started coming in, and by all indications 2011 was a record year for “the world’s largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games and entertainment”.

When asked about the turn out to this years event, Koelnmesse GmbH CEO Gerald Böse responed, “In a word: overwhelming!”

In all, the estimated attendance was 275,000 visitors from around the world, including 557 companines from 39 countries, and over 5,000 accredited media representives from more than 50 countries.

Via gamescom