Gamescom 2023 celebrated its 15th anniversary this yr, from August 23 to 27 in Cologne, Germany. The world’s largest gaming event introduced collectively greater than 1,320 recreation, {hardware}, and software program corporations from 63 nations, filling an exhibition area of 230,000and uniting gaming followers from everywhere in the world.


Samsung Electronics welcomed players to its largest Gamescom sales space ever, measuring 752 sq. meters.


▲ The Samsung Sales space at Gamescom 2023 was full of guests all through all the present


On the sales space, Samsung confirmed off its imaginative and prescient for the way forward for gaming, which incorporates the upgraded Odyssey gaming monitor lineup. From gaming displays to gaming TVs with Samsung Gaming Hub, in addition to cell and storage applied sciences on show, Samsung demonstrated its dedication to the gaming group.




Unveiling the World’s First Twin UHD monitor, the Odyssey Neo G9

On the primary day of Gamescom 2023, Samsung hosted a keynote presentation, with key companions together with AMD and Pearl Abyss, to introduce the outstanding capabilities of the brand new 57-inch Odyssey Neo G9 (G95NC), which was totally unveiled at Gamescom.


▲ Director of Europe Show Advertising and marketing for Samsung Electronics Ben Holmes provides the Samsung keynote speech


Within the keynote, Ben Holmes, Director of Europe Show Advertising and marketing for Samsung Electronics showcased the ambition of the Odyssey Neo G9, which is to carry players collectively by means of immersive gaming experiences. “It’s our most immersive monitor ever, for the players who wish to get misplaced within the final expertise,” he mentioned.


▲ (From left) AMD Chief Architect of Gaming Options and Gaming Advertising and marketing Frank Azor and Pearl Abyss Head of Advertising and marketing & PR Rick van Beem through the Samsung Electronics keynote


Frank Azor, Chief Architect of Gaming Options and Gaming Advertising and marketing, AMD, shared what it means to collaborate with Samsung, saying, “With the Odyssey Neo G9, Samsung got here to us with a problem of powering this incredible-looking show with the graphics horsepower and the bandwidth crucial to have the ability to let it do what it was designed to do: ship probably the most immersive graphics and gaming experiences doable.”


Subsequent up was Rick van Beem, Head of Advertising and marketing & PR at Pearl Abyss. With their globally profitable MMORPG, Black Desert On-line, he defined how Samsung displays take advantage of out of the sport. “We partnered with Samsung as a result of we imagine that the 32:9 show format provided by Samsung’s shows is a perfect method to play Black Desert On-line.”


The most recent entry within the Odyssey lineup, the Odyssey Neo G9 was designed to look spectacular and to help the connectivity wants of players. Along with HDMI 2.1, the Odyssey Neo G9 helps the VESA-certified DP (Show Port) 2.1 connectivity. The Twin UHD and a excessive refresh fee of 240Hz will present players with an optimum gaming expertise for high-performance video games.1



Bringing the Pleasure to Samsung’s Largest-Ever Gamescom Presence


At Samsung’s sales space, followers may expertise this yr’s new merchandise hands-on, together with the model new 57-inch Odyssey Neo G9 (G95NC), the upgraded Odyssey Ark (G97NC), and the 49-inch Odyssey OLED G9 (G95SC), multi function place.


▲ Avid gamers from everywhere in the world visited the Odyssey Gaming Zone. By a collaboration with Pearl Abyss, Samsung Electronics offered a singular play expertise of Black Desert On-line on the Odyssey Neo G9.


The sales space was full of players from everywhere in the world, who flocked to expertise the extremely giant display screen and picture high quality of the 57-inch Odyssey Neo G9, which was totally unveiled for the primary time in particular person at Gamescom.


“The display screen is so large that I’ve no drawback streaming and gaming on the identical time,” mentioned one streamer who tried out the Odyssey Neo G9. One other customer to the sales space mentioned, “It wraps round me and makes me really feel like I’m inside the sport.”


▲ (Left) The display screen Odyssey Ark permits for 4 inputs on display screen without delay with the brand new Multi View. (Proper) A bunch of holiday makers check out the Odyssey OLED G9.


The upgraded Odyssey Ark debuted at Gamescom with important enhancements to connectivity and comfort. The brand new Multi View lets customers see enter from as much as 4 gadgets without delay,2 and take advantage of out of the Odyssey Ark’s giant display screen.


A customer who skilled the Odyssey Ark commented, “It’s good to have the ability to see a wide range of issues on one display screen whereas working. I can use this as an alternative of a number of screens.” As well as, the Odyssey OLED G9 impressed guests on the sales space. “The colours have been superb and vibrant,” commented one gamer. “It appeared actually good!”



Seamless Gaming Throughout A number of Wonderful Shows

▲ (Left) A bunch enjoys enjoying Xbox video games on the Samsung Neo QLED 4K. (Proper) A customer within the Cellular Gaming Zone performs “Warcraft Rumble” on the Galaxy S23 Extremely.


Pushed by partnerships with gaming corporations, the Samsung sales space was filled with gaming displays with industry-leading specs, gaming TVs, Samsung Gaming Hub, and cell gadgets to permit guests to expertise a variety of video games on their most popular gaming display screen.


As a part of this partnership, within the keynote’s final session, Mike Lucero, Head of North America Gaming Service for Samsung Electronics introduced that Bethesda Recreation Studios’ much-anticipated open-world area journey “Starfield” shall be accessible by means of the Samsung Gaming Hub, with an Xbox Recreation Move subscription from September.


▲ (Left) A household enjoys enjoying Xbox video games on the Neo QLED 8K. (Proper) Samsung Gaming Hub zone provided an arcade-like idea the place you possibly can play video games


Samsung Gaming Hub3 can be extremely fashionable amongst console players, because it permits them to take pleasure in a wide range of recreation titles from companions like Xbox and NVIDIA GeForce NOW with out connecting consoles. Households with youngsters might be seen having enjoyable within the Samsung Gaming Hub zone, which is organized to play video games on the TV like an arcade.


A gamer who visited along with his youngsters mentioned that the Samsung Gaming Hub “appears to be like simply nearly as good as if I used to be enjoying immediately on [a gaming console].”



On the primary stage, Samsung constantly hosted occasions and packages with fashionable streamers and eSports groups. Enjoyable competitions with at the moment’s hottest video games and thrilling conversations saved the eye of sales space guests by means of all the present. The world’s first 240Hz 4K gaming monitor, the Odyssey Neo G8 32” was in a position to totally specific the colourful graphics and quick tempo of video games like Overwatch 2.


▲ An exciting racing problem unfolded from the racing zone.


A “Racing Problem” was held within the Gaming TV zone with 98-inch QLED Q80C. Followers may race utilizing a steering gear and a high-definition Gaming TV, for life-like high-octane, thrilling matches.



Bringing the Hottest Video games to Life With New Expertise

▲ Avid gamers in costume take images on the Samsung Electronics sales space.


At Gamescom 2023, Samsung Electronics introduced a partnership with NEXON to undertake HDR10+ GAMING expertise, a high-definition video commonplace for gaming. The world’s first HDR10+ GAMING title, “The First Descendant” developed by NEXON will present players with the final word HDR recreation expertise by means of deeper colour, distinction and brightness.


And Samsung was proud to point out how a premiere gaming display screen can carry video games like Black Desert On-line from Pearl Abyss studio.


▲ Guests crammed the Samsung Electronics sales space. There was plenty of curiosity day by day to expertise varied gaming displays in Samsung’s largest Gamescom sales space ever.


At Gamescom 2023, Samsung Electronics showcased gaming options optimized for the more and more numerous recreation genres and tastes of world players, and a related gaming expertise that brings the gaming group along with main expertise. Samsung Electronics is envisioning a unique future for the gaming ecosystem and bringing that imaginative and prescient to life at Gamescom.



1 Twin UHD 240Hz is supported solely by graphics playing cards that help Show Port 2.1 (UHBR 13.5) or HDMI 2.1 (FRL 6). Help and precise refresh fee could fluctuate by graphics card.
2 As much as 3 inputs and three screens in vertical Cockpit Mode.
3 Samsung Gaming Hub availability and help fluctuate by area and monitor and TV lineup. Service and content material availability could fluctuate by area and companions.