gamescom asia reveals the first wave of participating companies and speakers for this year’s event

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gamescom asia 2022 is officially happening this year, both physical and digital, from October 20 until October 23, 2022. The organizers from Koelnmesse Singapore have formally announced the first line-up of participating companies and speakers, this includes TikTok, Gamedriver, Microsoft Xbox, Potato Play, Nuvei, and Xsolla as sponsors. They also mentioned that PlayStation, 9GAG, Lai Games, Brace Yourself Games, and Hooded Horse are also joining this year’s gamescom asia.

“We are delighted to have the commitment of global leading video game players for the event. This is a testament to the increasing interest in the games market in Southeast Asia as well as in gamescom asia. With just three months before the event, the team is working hard to develop an exceptional experience for all trade visitors and the public alike. We are expecting many more companies to join us over the coming weeks in this widely anticipated event,” said Mathias Kuepper, Managing Director of Koelnmesse Singapore, the organizer of gamescom asia.

There are about 80 industry experts set to present in person at the Trade Conference and Exhibition. These key gaming industry experts will dive deep into diverse facets of the gaming scene and trends. Here are some of the confirmed speakers in gamescom asia 2022:

  • Peter Vesterbacka, Finnish mobile game developer and former MightyEagle of Rovio Entertainment Corporation (Finland), the creator of Angry Birds.
  • Sarah Delahanty, Cinematic Director, Blizzard Entertainment (USA), on the cinematic storytelling process in games.
  • Tim Fields, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Digital Gaming, Wizards of the Coast (Canada) on the future of game development.
  • Simon Alty, Vice President & Managing Director Asia Pacific, Bethesda/ ZeniMax (Australia) on AAA game publishing.
  • Hans Jagnow, Vice President Operations, ESL Pro League (Germany) on Esports Trends.
  • Brigitta Rena Estidianti, Co-founder & Art Director, Mojiken Studio (Indonesia) on weaving Southeast Asian cultures into games.
  • Vanessa Lorena Tate, Studio Director & Head of Eternal Games, King (UK), publishers of Candy Crush and discussing live ops strategies.
  • Jad Boniface, Head of Community Expansion, Roblox (USA) on becoming architects of the metaverse

gamescom asia 2022 will take place on from October 20 to October 23, 2022 in Singapore. Sirus Gaming will attend the event onsite to provide event coverage. Stay tuned!