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Connecting the Dots Between Games and Next-Gen Tech (Presented by Omdia)

George Jijiashvili  (Senior Analyst, Video Games, Omdia)

Date: Wednesday, August 5

Time: 8:00am - 8:30am

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Discovery Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Using Omdia’s cross-industry expertise, this talk provides overview of how trends in the games industry are impacting hardware makers, cloud computing providers, media companies and other players in the consumer technology ecosystem. Key topics include:

  • The tech giants’ increased focus on games is providing both threats and opportunities for game makers.
  • Resurgence of cloud gaming, its challenges and how it fits in with console and PC hardware makers’ future ambitions.
  • The increasingly fragmented games platforms are a stumbling block, but it also brings more competition and opens up partnership opportunities.
  • Outlook on in-game advertising, subscription services and other monetization strategies.
  • A view into how next-gen VR and AR experiences are set to boost the adoption of these technologies.

Takeaway

Gain analyst view into how games are increasingly becoming a key disruptor within the consumer technology and adjacent industries.

Intended Audience

Intended for those wishing to understand where opportunities may lie, both within and beyond the games industry. It also would be interest to those wanting to gain insight into the next-gen technologies impacting games in the future.