Game On! 2023 is a 2-day hybrid conference celebrating the essence of Gaming, Art, Music and Entertainment (GAME) industries by bringing together passionate gamers, artists, developers, investors, and enthusiasts in a true-to-spirit gamified environment. If you are a Gaming fan, Art & Music enthusiast or an Entertainment aficionado keen to learn more about how new technologies like Blockchain & NFTs are transforming this space, this is the conference to be at!
Bowie Lau, Founder of MaGESpire, Game On! 2023 Event Organizer says: “I’m thrilled to announce this conference will gather some of the best minds and top-notch speakers to debate and share unique perspectives and knowledge on the Blockchain & NFTs space in the context of GAME industries. We are delighted to have InvestHK, HK Financial Services & Development Council, Hong Kong Tourism Board, MaGEHold, The Sandbox and other marquee affiliate sponsors join us on this exciting quest to support and nurture the GAME industries through this exceptional summit.”
Yat Siu, Chairman & Co-founder of Animoca Brands says “Game On has always been a pioneering spirit in encouraging the development of Web3 in HK and beyond and it is a great pleasure and honour to participate again this year”. Yat Siu has been appointed to the Task Force on Promoting Web3 Development (“Task Force”) newly established by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
“It’s exciting to have GAME On! 2023 be part of our StartmeupHK Festival this year. Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem is dynamic and resilient, growing stronger year by year despite the challenges of the pandemic, in part because people here are open to new technologies and ideas, and the opportunities they bring”, Jayne Chan, Head of StartmeupHK at InvestHK commented.
“With Hong Kong making steps forward embracing Web3 technology and supporting entrepreneurs in the space, I look forward to speaking at the “GAME On! 2023″ event organized by Bowie and her team, a quality industry-event where leading public sector actors will connect with startups and entrepreneurs, facilitating Metaverse and Web3 adoption.” Commented by Sebastien Borget, Co- founder & COO, The Sandbox.
According to statista, the revenue in the Video Games market is projected to reach US$334.00bn in 2023. Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2023-2027) of 8.74%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$467.00bn by 2027. In the Video Games market, the number of users is expected to amount to 3.1bn users by 2027. User penetration will be 35.2% in 2023 and is expected to hit 39.0% by 2027. The largest market is Mobile Games, with a market volume of US$173.60bn in 2023. The market’s expansion is attributed to the ongoing trend of online gaming, the emergence of high bandwidth network connectivity, and the continuous demand for 3D games. In addition, an upsurge in the penetration of smartphones has made video games more accessible, portable, and social. This has further driven the industry’s growth with the emergence of technologically advanced and more powerful smartphones.