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Free-to-Play Summit: The Year in Free-to-Play Games

Dave Rohrl  (Founder & CEO, Visible Entertainment)

Scott Hartsman  (Advisor & Director, Multiple Companies)

Steve Meretzky  (VP of Design, PeopleFun)

Location: Room 2016, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 20

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Free-to-Play

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

The traditional kickoff session of the Free-to-Play Summit covers the latest trends and the most interesting developments in free-to-play games, across mobile, PC and console. This year, long-time presenters Dave Rohrl and Steve Meretzky are joined by Scott Hartsman. Come hear what they have to say about the eventful year behind us, and their predictions for the year ahead.


Learn about the most important trends in F2P gaming today, and what lessons they suggest for the future.

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in insightful analysis of the broad free-to-play market.