PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Philippe Erwin, Robot Cache

PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Philippe Erwin, Robot Cache

Ahead of PC Connects London 2019 on January 21st and 22nd we are catching up with some of the big names that we have on-stage at the show.

VP of business development at new blockchain-powered PC storefront Robot Cache Philippe Erwin tells us why he got into the games industry and what the future of the PC and console business holds

Tell us a bit about the company. What does your role entail?

Robot Cache is the first PC games digital distribution platform built on the blockchain which allows the resale of games. I'm tasked with acquiring content, partner relations, and European operations

Why did you want to work in the games industry?

Playing games for a living? Not a difficult decision 

What advice would you give to anyone looking to get into it?

Make sure you understand the process of developing and publishing games in the area you want to work in

What are your thoughts on the industry in the last 12 months?

The PC and console market is far from dead in spite of huge mobile gaming growth

What major trends do you predict in the next 12 months?

Continued growth all around, more disruption in the PC and Console digital distribution space

How has the games industry changed since you first started?

It used to be a smaller hit-driven console and PC focused industry, which has now turned into a much broader marketplace, with mobile taking a lead position

Which part of the Connects event are you most looking forward to and why?

Looking forward to learning about new trends and upcoming indie titles

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