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The State of PC and Console Games in 2024

Ben Porter  (Consulting Director , Newzoo)

Location: Room 207, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Newzoo is known as the world's most trusted source for games data and gamer research. Join Newzoo's Consulting Director, Ben Porter, for a power-packed 30-minute session where you'll gain actionable insights about the state of PC and console gaming in 2024: the games, the gamers, and the market overall.

We will reveal untapped opportunities in the PC & console space, reveal the most important numbers and benchmarks, and explain how game-changing trends such as generative AI, cloud gaming, and VR will impact game development. Find out who are the most active players and payers, and when to monetize game subscriptions, DLC, and live-service game models.
Find out what were the top games and hottest releases in terms of MAU, playtime, and Revenue in 2023 and see which are the most expected launches of 2024. We will examine the thriving emerging markets and uncover the top-performing genres for PC and console games.


Discover how to unlock the full potential of the global PC and Console games market with actionable insights for you and your teams. Learn to optimize revenue strategies, understand how player and payer research can impact your go-to-market plans, and uncover key trends to embrace for the future.

Intended Audience

This session is ideal for game development and publishing professionals seeking a competitive edge through a global market context. Attendees will benefit from actionable insights to drive informed decisions, whether they're executives, investors, or marketers. A general interest in market sizing, trends, and forecasts is a benefit. 

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