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Discussing The Future of Social & Creative Digital Play – But Don't Mention The M Word (Presented by LEGO Ventures)

Robert Lowe  (Managing Director – Digital Play, LEGO Ventures)

Michael Cheung  (General Partners, Makers Fund)

Dylan Collins  (CEO, SuperAwesome)

Parin Shah  (Investor, LEGO Ventures)

Date: Thursday, July 22

Time: 9:40am - 10:10am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

LEGO Ventures

It is impossible to describe the future of gaming down to one reductive word. The way people connect across digital, playful experiences has changed and accelerated in the last year, but we are a long way from a fully-connected virtual Metaverse. Having said that – huge opportunity is there for those who have amazing ways to connect people together in playful and creative worlds. This group of digital play leaders will discuss what that could mean for the future of creativity in gaming.


Metaverse is an overused and misunderstood term. Standardisation and increased connection is important to amplify the joy of people playing and creating together, but there will be no single owner of this space. This increases the potential and possibility in the future.

Intended Audience

Founders, developers, studios, investors, marketers, content creators