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Japan Games Market - Best Practices; How to enter & what to consider?

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Lapinlahdenkatu 16

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This event gives brief understanding about Japan Games Market

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In the APAC region, Japan is the second largest games market by game revenues and according to several sources Japan is expected to be the world’s third-largest games market. However, Japan market differs quite a lot from western markets that are familiar for many Finnish game developers.

In this event DDM , one of the largest videogame agencies in the world and Finnish Game developers from Fingersoft, DoDreams, Small Giant and Supercell are sharing their experiences and best practices regarding to this market.

PROGRAM:

  • 12:05-12:10 - Welcome & Coffee; Suvi Latva, Chief Business Advisor / Neogames Finland
  • 12:10-12:50 - How do you approach Japanese partners? Daniel Rantala, VP of Publishing / Fingersoft
  • 12:50-13:30 - Financial considerations when entering Japanese market; Teemu Rautiainen, CFO / DoDreams
  • 13:30-14:10 - Fire Side Chat; Suvi Latva & Maarten de Koning, EVP Business Development / DDM
  • 14:10-14:30 - Coffee Break
  • 14:30-15:10 - Regulation in Japan Games Market; Markku Ignatius , General Counsel & Public Affairs / Supercell
  • 15:10-15:50 - The road to top grossing 100 in Japan; Peitsa Hynninen, Lead Data Analyst / Small Giant Games
  • 15:50-16:00 - WRAP UP AND THE END

In 2019, Neogames Finland Assn. received funding from the Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education to investigate the Japanese and South Korean games markets. Due to that project Neogames Finland has released a study that gives a brief overview of these markets for Finnish game developers, mapping out new business opportunities in these areas. Due to the significant role of the Chinese games market, Neogames has also updated its information regarding it and included those updates in this report.

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