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17 09, 2019

IDBYTE Esports 2019 Conference wrap up

2019-09-17T16:30:52-07:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners, represented by Darang Candra, Niko analyst and multi-country manager based in Southeast Asia, attended the IDBYTE Esports 2019 conference at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) Center in Tangerang. The IDBYTE Esports 2019 conference, with the tagline of Gaming for Change, was attended by hundreds of eager participants. The conference, supported by the Ministry of Communication [...]

28 08, 2019

IDBYTE Esports 2019 Pre-Event Press Conference

2019-08-28T12:47:44-07:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners, represented by Darang Candra, Niko's analyst and multi-country manager, who is based in Southeast Asia, was invited to the IDBYTE Esports 2019 Press Conference that was held on August 27 at the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information office in Jakarta. IDBYTE is a bi-annual technology conference, one of the biggest in Indonesia, that [...]

25 08, 2019

The Evolution of Mobile Esports for the Mass Market – a Free Report

2019-08-26T21:06:05-07:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Esports, and the increase in mobile device usage globally, will be the primary drivers for growth in the digital games industry over the next 5 years. A rise in mobile device usage will make gaming more accessible to all, while the mechanics of mobile games revenue models will make it easier for mobile gamers to participate [...]

21 08, 2019

China’s leading gaming companies rebound in H1 2019

2019-08-21T17:09:42-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In April, Niko Partners forecast $33 billion of digital games revenue in mainland China for 2019. H1 2019 financial reports from Tencent and NetEase, which together account for over 70% of domestic market revenue, indicate that the April forecast remains on track for the year. After the regulatory process induced market slowdown of 2018, 2019 has [...]

8 08, 2019

ChinaJoy 2019: A roundup of the top trends

2019-08-14T18:36:06-07:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners attended the 17th ChinaJoy digital entertainment expo and conference in Shanghai this year. 2019 was a record year for attendance with 364,700 entries during the 4-day event, over 10,000 more than last year. Niko Partners analyst Darang S. Candra gave a speech entitled ‘Global Esports: The Way to the Mass Market’ at the conference, [...]

24 07, 2019

World Cyber Games 2019 Grand Finals, Xi’an

2019-07-24T14:30:50-07:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko attended the WCG 2019 Grand Finals, which took place in Xi’an China July 18-22. The event, which was attended by more than 120,000 people, included not only the tournament of 144 finalists out of 40,000 contestants that started the season (including fan favorites, such as Sky and Moon and Neeb), but also an esports conference [...]

18 07, 2019

BEKRAF Game Prime 2019 Post Event Wrap Up

2019-07-24T14:33:55-07:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners, represented by Darang Candra, Niko's analyst and multi-country manager, who is based in Southeast Asia, was invited to the Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF) Game Prime 2019 that was held on July 13-14 at Balai Kartini in Jakarta. On July 13-14, BEKRAF Game Prime, the biggest annual gaming event in Indonesia was held at [...]

6 07, 2019

BEKRAF Game Prime 2019 Press Conference

2019-07-24T14:34:56-07:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners, represented by Darang Candra, Niko's analyst and multi-country manager, who is based in Southeast Asia, was invited to the Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF) Game Prime 2019 Press Conference that was held on July 5 at BEKRAF's office in Jakarta. BEKRAF Game Prime is the biggest annual gaming event in Indonesia which will be [...]

17 06, 2019

E3 2019: Content, Cloud and Competition

2019-06-17T20:20:38-07:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Niko Partners attended E3 again this year to discover the latest and greatest gaming products and trends for this year and beyond. One of the highlights was catching a glimpse of Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary Nintendo creative force. Nintendo’s recent announcement of plans to launch Switch in China was exciting, and seeing him in person was [...]

17 06, 2019

Tencent Games Strategy 2019 – a free report

2019-08-26T09:20:42-07:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tencent is a Chinese technology conglomerate founded in 1998. It is one of the top 10 public corporations globally, by market cap, and is one of the world’s largest venture capital and investment firms. Tencent’s success is at least partially attributable to WeChat and QQ, which are two of the largest social messaging platforms globally (despite [...]