If you're an Xbox 360 or Xbox One gamer then you'll want to watch Microsoft's Xbox briefing at Gamescom 2014 and here's how to get a live video stream of the event. Watch EA Gamescom live video stream 2014

Europe's largest gaming show takes place this week in Cologne, Germany, with the big press conferences. Microsoft's Xbox briefing starts at 1pm Brutish summer time and even if you can't be there in person you can still get all the news and announcements as they happen. See also: New BBC iPlayer coming to Xbox One this year: Bigscreen iPlayer retires next month.

If you're interested in watching the live video stream (in your lunch break?) then simple enjoy it at the top of this page. Alternatively, you can watch the stream on your Xbox or with the Windows Phone app. See: New Xbox One console bundle prices and release dates: Fifa 15 and Call of Duty Advanced Warfare.

"Experience the best of Xbox direct from gamescom, Cologne, Germany ? Europe's largest gaming event and tradeshow! Watch the gamescom 2014 Xbox Briefing on August 12th and see the latest exclusive trailers, news and announcements from the show. Then stick with us for our After Show where we'll be taking a closer look at the biggest games and chatting with the developers," said Microsoft.

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The aftershow will be hosted by Major Nelson and AceyBongos. They will be doing live playthroughs of Sunset Overdrive, Forza Horizon 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and more with the developers.