The Philippines Games Market Bootcamp
The Philippines, whose 43 million gamers spent $572 million on games last year, is currently the world’s 25th biggest market by game revenues, according to Newzoo.
Join us at the Philippines Games Market Bootcamp to get first-hand insight into the market situation and trends. Hear from prominent local experts to gain their know-how about the gaming ecosystem in the Philippines – find out who are the key players, what are the regulations, where are the opportunities.
This event is part of gamescom asia ‘Games Market Bootcamp’ series – a digital initiative to provide comprehensive insight into new, often under-explored markets in Asia Pacific.
|THURSDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2020|
|Timings are based on Singapore Time: GMT+8|
Alvin Juban, President, Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP)
|3:05pm||Games Market Overview: The Philippines vs. Southeast Asia
This presentation covers the Philippines games market. Takeaways include market size and forecasts by platform, gamer insights, as well as the trends shaping the future of games and the game industry in the Philippines and how it fares in comparison to the rest of Southeast Asia. There will also be a deeper dive into esports, regulatory environment, and popular games. Lastly, this presentation discusses the challenges and opportunities for the games industry in the country.
Darang Candra, Director for Southeast Asia Research, Niko Partners
The Story Behind GameDev Philippines (Government DTI-BOI Initiative) & Its Future Development
GameDev Philippines is a government initiative established in 2013 under the Department of Trade & Industry – Philippine Board of Investments (DTI-BOI) and the Senate of the Philippines.
Walter De Torres, Founding Partner, PixelMafia
Moderator: Ria Lu, Executive Director, Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP)
|4:10pm||The Philippine Gaming Ecosystem: Key Industry Pillars, Trends & Opportunities
The Philippine gaming industry has made huge strides within the last few years and more and more opportunities have opened up within the market in terms of game dev, content creation, and more. To capitalize on these growing opportunities, learn the developments that have led to where it is right now and how they affected such changes.
Robert Vincent Yatco, Editor-in-Chief, UnGeek
The Growth of Games Development in the Philippines
Ronald Schaffner, Founder & President, Secret 6
The Rise of the Game Streaming Industry
Emile Tanglao, VP of Business Development, Rumble Royale
Inside the Philippines’ Indie Game Scene
Felipe Velez, Game Designer & Head Organizer, Indie Fiesta
|5:10pm||Accelerate Your Game Plan & Get Funded
With over 47 investments in 20 countries around the world, GTR targets creative game studios at an early stage and supports them with their expertise, network and investment to provide sustainable growth. This presentation covers:
|5:35pm||Networking & See You at the Next One!|