Madrid in Gamean initiative of the Madrid City Council, will be present at the Tokyo Game Show 2023 from September 21 to 24.one of the most important video game trade fairs for professionals and the general public. most important in the world. The event, a must-attend event for the industry at international levelin 2022, gathered in 2022 more than 130,000 attendees.
Madrid in Game attends the Tokyo Game Show to reinforce the potential of the capital city and the industry, thus positioning itself as a a world reference in the video game sector.. Attracting companies, attracting investment to help retain the talent created in the city and establishing new professional relationships within the international ecosystem are some of the objectives of the presence of this initiative of the Madrid City Council in Japan.
The stand is located in the Business Meeting Area (stand BM 34), where Madrid in Game will be until the end of the fair showing the most outstanding advances of the project since its birth and exposing the progress of the companies that are incubating and accelerating in the Start IN Up Program, the entrepreneurship program. Madrid in Game. In this space, in addition, the following will be highlighted the opportunities offered by the city to the sector and the benefits of the Madrid Game Cluster.which continues to add companies to the municipal ecosystem to create synergies between professionals to help boost the industry in Spain, Europe and in the long term with the rest of the world.
The new edition of the popular Japanese fair will be attended by hundreds of companies, including some very prominent ones such as Capcom, Bandai Namco, SEGA, Square Enix, Konami or Microsoft. All of them ready to unveil details about their upcoming releases and news about the titles currently in development. Japan is one of the reference points for the video game industry worldwide. A country that is home to leading companies in the development market that have historically led the trends that have inspired the sector and continue to set the pace of the industry.
Ángel Niño, Councilman for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has described as a “milestone” that Madrid has visibility in events of the magnitude of the Tokyo Game Show, “where the main players in the video game industry and tens of thousands of people from all over the world, including professionals and fans, gather together.“. He also pointed out that “the commitment to international talent and investment is to make visible all that our city has to offer. The fairs, congresses and sectorial meetings are the best places to carry out this work”.“.
Upcoming Madrid in Game initiatives
After its presence at the Japanese fair, Madrid in Game does not rest: Madrid in Game’s Afternoon returns to Experience Center in Casa de Campo on September 27th with an exceptional guest: Alberto Guerrero, Head of Esports of Riot Games and co-chair of the Esports division of the Interactive Software Federation of Europe. The Esports Series Madridthe municipal league that has already brought together more than 6,000 Clash Royale and Fortnite players, kicked off in early September. In October, a new edition of Madrid in Game Hack Jams will be held, with a new 48-hour video game development marathon. Finally, Madrid in Game Summitwhich will bring together some of the industry’s most relevant events and guests in the capital.