gamescom - brief information for visitors
The meaning of the colored wristbands!
With the colored wristbands, Koelnmesse and gamescom exhibitors in collaboration with the USK ensure that younger visitors only have access to content intended for their age group. Visitors that reached either the age of 12, 16 or 18, will receive the respective wristband and gain access to the appropriate areas. There are no exceptions.
The corresponding wristbands will help the booth personnel to identify which visitors have access to the different areas of any given booth. Additionally, the competent authorities (the City of Cologne) will thoroughly monitor compliance with the German Children and Young Persons Act (JuSchG) at the fair. The USK will be rating every game, presentation and trailer for the gamescom and stipulate the corresponding age categorization depending on the content. Prior to and during the actual fair, the USK will function as main contact for any queries regarding youth protection regulations.
Direct contact for youth protection matters on the gamescom: