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How Netease Could Help When Building Your Studio (Presented by NetEase Games)

Simon Zhu  (Senior General Manager, NetEase Games)

Date: Friday, July 23

Time: 10:50am - 11:20am

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

NetEase Games

This session will briefly introduce NetEase as a game incubator, developer and investor for game studios. Speaker will talk about how NetEase could help studios at different stages of development and provide examples of how NetEase has helped unleash the potential of its portfolio studios. The session will also cover NetEase’s values and principles and how that guides its investment decisions and post-investment management strategies.


Audience will walk away with a better idea of how a strategic partner would be able to contribute to their future success.

Intended Audience

Founders of independent game studios looking for funding, developers looking to start their own studios or create their own games in the near future.