Facebook today announced FB Gaming Press Start, its first-ever gaming event in India. It will continue for two days October 19 and October 20 and give game developers, publishers, and creators from the country an opportunity to learn about building, growing their communities, and monetize on the platform.
The FB Gaming PressStart will be hosted by popular comedian Abish Mathews. The event’s opening address will be made by Gio Hunt, VP of Gaming Business and Operations, Facebook, Ajit Mohan, Managing Director, and Vice President, India, and Manohar Hotchandani, Business Development Director, Facebook.
Facebook Gaming Press Start schedule
The event will feature talks from prominent personalities of the Indian gaming space like Akshat Rathee (Co-founder and MD, NODWIN Gaming), Nishant Patel (Co-founder and CEO, AFK Gaming), and more.
The first day will be focused on gaming publishers. Some of the topics that will be covered are-
- Play 101: FB Instant Games & Cloud Opportunities
- Get In-App Ads Right With Audience Network
- Supercharge Your Game With FB Gaming Services
- AR as well as gaming communities
On the second day, creators, publishers, and esports companies can check out sessions like-
- FB Gaming video programs
- Gaming Creator Programs
- Stories of Diversity and Monetisation from popular gamers in the gaming community
“On Facebook, people can find entertaining gaming videos to watch, follow their favorite creators and game titles, build meaningful connections in gaming groups and chats, discover new games, and play those games with people from across the globe — all in one place,” the company said. This event is another step in bringing the world closer together.