After a pandemic-led break from in-person activity, the satellite event of the world’s largest video games festival, Gamescom Asia is returning to Singapore on Oct 20 to 22, 2022, showcasing a larger Trade Zone, Conference, and Entertainment Zone, with online segments available to the public on Oct 19 and 23.
With over 100 exhibitors in its line-up, visitors can expect appearances from the likes of Gamedriver, TikTok, Microsoft Xbox, Potato Play, Nuvei, and Xsolla, who serve as event sponsors.
Other game publishers and developers joining the event include PlayStation, 9GAG, Lai Games, Brace Yourself Games, and Hooded Horse.
Over 80 speakers have been confirmed for the public and trade event as well, and these industry names will be present at the Trade Conference and Exhibition to share facets of the gaming scene and the trends ahead.
They include Peter Vesterbacka (creator of Angry Birds), Sarah Delahanty (cinematic director of Blizzard Entertainment), Tim Fields (SVP of Wizards of the Coast), Simon Alty (VP of Bethesda / ZeniMax), and Hans Jagnow (VP of ESL Pro League).
The topics covered include cinematic storytelling in games, AAA game publishing, eSports trends, weaving Southeast Asian cultures in games, live ops strategies, building the metaverse, and more.