gamescom asia 2022 shares full program for this year’s event

Ahead of the event's start, gamescom asia announced its full 2022 program, featuring a range of exhibitors from 16 countries.

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Ahead of the event’s start, gamescom asia announced its full 2022 program, featuring a range of exhibitors from 16 countries.

For this year’s event, 80 exhibitors from 16 countries will showcase their games and services in a physical trade zone. The event will also feature a new networking tool called the gamescom biz community which aims to help visitors get a better experience when meeting fellow games industry professional.

The event’s Trade Zone includes an Expo area and Expo Stage, a Trade Conference, Networking, and a Developer-Publisher-Investor Speed Dating event from October 20-22, 2022.

Aside from getting to meet other visitors and gamescom asia partners, there will also be an Indie Village that can connect indie games and potential publishers. Plus, the gamescom biz community app can let exhibitors easily schedule meeting, watch conference sessions, and more.

As announced last month, the gamescom asia 2022 in-person program will be focused on its B2B component. Though the Entertainment Zone will still be held, albeit fully online.

The Entertainment Zone will feature shows that will be held fully online. It will begin with PRIMETIME, a virtual show on October 19 that will showcase brands such as PlayStation, Sega, Tencent, Scopely, Hooded Horse and more. On the final day, October 23, there will also be a concluding stream entitled STUDIO.

Finally, the event will feature Trade Conferences featuring over 60 speakers who will be present in-person at the show. The highlights of the conferences include:

  • 20 Oct:
    • Panel on “Culturally-infused games” by Mojiken Studio (Indonesia), Persona Theory Games (Malaysia), Secret6 (Philippines), Arief Johan (Malaysia), Virtual SEA (Sri Lanka)
    • Panel on “What’s happening in the Esports space” by ESL Pro League, MOONTON Games, ONE Esports, YouTube.
  • 21 Oct:
    • Presentation on “The Global Appeal of Asia-Made Indie Games” by XBOX
    • Presentation on “Architects of the Metaverse” by Roblox o Panel on “How Game Publishing is Evolving” by Bethesda/ Zenimax (Australia), Pug In Digital/ Dear Villagers (France), Majamojo (Indonesia), VNG Corporatation (Vietnam), Take-Two Interactive (Singapore)

gamescom asia 2022 is happening at the Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore from October 20 to 22, 2022. Meanwhile, the event’s online component will be available from October 19 to 23, 2022.