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Here's what you missed at PC Connects Seattle 2019's State of Play track

Here's what you missed at PC Connects Seattle 2019's State of Play track

The PC Connects conference made its North American debut earlier this year, setting up shop in Seattle on May 13th with a wide array of speakers from around the industry.

The morning kicked off with our State of Play track, which looked at the PC games landscape right now with Steam giant Valve, research firm SuperData and former ESA president and CEO Mike Gallagher sharing their insight into the sector. 

You can check out what you missed right here.

Our next show is Pocket Gamer Connects Hong Kong, which is set to take place on July 17th and 18th in the city's Cyberport Arcade. More information can be found here; tickets can be purchased here


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  • 1 Getting the Most Out of Your Steam Release

    Getting the Most Out of Your Steam Release logo

    A look at the tools available in Steam to communicate with your players and reach new customers before, during, and after release. Tom Giardino and Alden Kroll tell us everything you need to know about launching on Valve's platform.


  • 2 Interactive Entertainment: Harnessing Global Tailwinds & Navigating Storm Systems

    Interactive Entertainment: Harnessing Global Tailwinds & Navigating Storm Systems  logo

    Former ESA president and Intrepidity CEO Mike Gallagher will describe the forces driving growth – and risk – in the global interactive entertainment market. Whether established or new, large or small, every game developer will be impacted by the plate tectonics of policy and market forces.


  • 3 Today's Player Attitudes Shaping Tomorrow's PC Games Market

    Today's Player Attitudes Shaping Tomorrow's PC Games Market logo

    The PC gaming space has seen unprecedented disruption in the past two years, with everything from battle royale to subscription services altering the status quo. The pace of change shows no signs of letting up now that innovations like Google Stadia are on the horizon.

    This talk from SuperData's Carter Rogers will give a look at how players (especially young ones) feel about the current state of the PC gaming and how these sentiments will affect the trajectory of the market in the long run.

    Attendees will come away with information including the revenue outlook for free-to-play versus premium PC games, how users feel about the Epic Games Store, what game types are likely to rise in popularity as members of Generation Z enter the space and early sentiments toward cloud gaming.


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Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he was hired to launch PCGamesInsider.biz for Steel Media before departing the firm in October 2019.

He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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