08 May 2018
9:40 am - 10:00 am
Great Room I
Measuring the Impact of Battle Royale on the Games Industry
Battle royale titles like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battleground are not just popular among dedicated PC and console gamers — they are a genuine cultural phenomenon. A-list celebrities play Fortnite and teachers are wondering what exactly their students are obsessing over. The new game type is disrupting nearly every aspect of the $108B interactive entertainment market, from mobile gaming to live streaming to esports. This talk will provide attendees with an understanding of the impact of battle royale games and which companies stand to gain or lose.
Carter Rogers, Senior Analyst, SuperData Research