The next generation Xbox looks set to be at this August's gamescom trade fair, Microsoft has announced.

"Xbox will be back at gamescom this August," Tweeted Graeme Boyd, social marketing manager, Xbox EMEA.

"'Next chapter of Xbox gaming experiences' on show. Can't wait, LOVE gamescom. @gamescomcologne" he added.

Microsoft is set to reveal its next generation Xbox at a May 21 event, with further details and games to be shown off at E3 in June.

gamescom runs August 21-25.

Let's hope gamescom will offer gamers hands-on time with next generation Xbox titles.

Source: @AceyBongos