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Session Name: Emerging Market Monetization – License or Self-Operate Online Games (Presented by Digital River)
Speaker(s): Jeremy Coker, Christian Godorr, Mike Hawkins, James Jones, Victor Kislyi, Jamy Nigri, Matias Recchia, David Reid, Andreas Weidenhaupt
Company Name(s): Digital River, Bigpoint GmbH, Kabam, Hasbro, Wargaming, Jagex Ltd, Vostu, CCP Games, Infernum
Track / Format: Monetization

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Brazil? India? China? Russia? Taking your game to the next level may mean expanding to emerging territories and exploring alternative publishing options. As you evaluate new global markets to publish your game, making the decision to self-operate, license or partner is often difficult. You need to take into account revenue, advances, profitability, total cost of ownership, localization, brand equity and customer satisfaction, while evaluating what markets are right for your game. Join an experienced panel of industry experts as they explore the pitfalls and successes they have encountered in expanding to new territories. The panel will be moderated by Jeremy Coker, director, Digital River. He will be joined by Andreas Weidenhaupt, founder and chief executive officer, Infernum, and Victor Kislyi, CEO, Wargaming, among others.

GDC 2012

Jeremy Coker

Digital River

Christian Godorr

Bigpoint GmbH

Mike Hawkins


James Jones


Victor Kislyi


Jamy Nigri

Jagex Ltd

Matias Recchia


David Reid

CCP Games

Andreas Weidenhaupt


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