Tickets Now Available for Latin America’s Largest

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SÃO PAULO, Brazil, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tickets for the tenth edition of Brazil Independent Game Festival (BIG) are available today! For the first time in two years, Latin America’s largest independent games festival returns as a hybrid event, inviting everyone to attend Expo São Paulo in person, as well as online. . Taking place July 6-10, 2022 in beautiful São Paulo, Brazil, the 10th edition of BIG Festival celebrates gaming, development, business and networking opportunities from around the world.

In-person tickets are now on sale starting today through the official site. For those wishing to attend virtually, the online event is free from July 6, 2022.

There’s never been a better time to experience all the amazing games and opportunities that have propelled the country of Brazil to the top of the LATAM gaming market, further solidifying itself as a major industry hub and pioneer.

Brazilian studios have received a lot of international attention, such as recent investments and partnerships from big players like Epic Games, Fortis Games and Room8 Studio. This is just the beginning, and we are planning a fantastic BIG Festival this yearsaid Eliana Russi, executive director of the Brazil Games.

This will undoubtedly be the biggest edition of the BIG Festival. In addition to the big names already confirmed at the event, we still have a lot of new things to announce in the coming weeks. We couldn’t celebrate the 10th edition of this event any better, as it is increasingly proving to be one of the most important in the gaming scene in the world.“said Gustavo Steinberg, director of the BIG Festival.

With the support of brazil games (the Brazilian Games Export Program), which is carried out by Abragames (Brazilian Association of Gaming Companies) and ApexBrazil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), the BIG Festival is the most important business center in Latin America in the video game industry, strengthening the gaming ecosystem in Brazil. The festival showcased the best games in Latin America and around the world, and was the major announcement platform for renowned publishers and industry leaders such as Nintendo, Microsoft, Capcom, Newzoo and many more. others.

Last year’s event featured some big announcements, like Capcom’s presentation on resident Evil which featured the franchise’s first game to be dubbed into Brazilian Portuguese, and the launch of a new job portal, where companies can search for skilled labor and aspiring industrial workers can find work opportunities – an event that saw over 1,000 registered professionals sign up to the top. As a valuable space for industry newcomers and veterans alike, for a decade the BIG Festival has been home to valuable business meetings, awards, media coverage, conferences and the presence of world’s leading professionals, as well as publishers and investors. .

To purchase tickets for the BIG Festival 2022, visit the official BIG Festival website: https://www.bigfestival.com.br/take-part.html.

Last year, more than 20 million people took part in the second incarnation of BIG Digital – the virtual festival created in 2020 in response to the impact of the global pandemic. The online lectures were viewed over 800,000 times and the event website, along with several activities in addition to panels and lectures, received over two million visits during the festival period. Despite shifting to an online format, BIG Festival 2021 reached record numbers, making it the most successful edition of the event to date. With more than 70 hours of bilingual content, in Portuguese and English, the event was broadcast live with more than 300 speakers and 545 companies from 64 countries participating in the event, with more than 5,000 appointments from scheduled business. The estimated business value of BIG Festival 2021 alone generated more than $50 million in revenue.

The BIG Festival 2022 looks no different, with the event bringing together a planned 30,000 people in the physical space, in addition to reaching more than one million gaming enthusiasts, industry professionals and enthusiasts via the online broadcasts. There will be over 100 hours of live talks and performances, plus over 200 curated games available to play, online and in person.

Brazil is now the largest market by gaming revenue in LATAM and the 12th largest in the world in 2022. Brazil’s $2.3 billion (USD) gaming industry has seen explosive growth in recent years , with the number of local players reaching a staggering 94.7 million. as of 2021. The mobile game market accounts for nearly half of revenue and is the fastest growing sector, however, console and PC account for $657 million and $556 million respectively.

Follow the Brazil Games on Twitter, Facebookand instagram to learn more about the many talented studios and companies and to keep up to date with their accomplishments.

A full press kit is available here: https://uberstrategist.link/BrazilGames_Presskit.

About Brazil Games

The Brazil Games Export Program is the export program created by the Brazilian Association of Gaming Companies, ABRAGAMES, in partnership with ApexBrasil, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency. Our goal is to promote the Brazilian gaming industry internationally, developing new business opportunities for our companies. The Brazil Games program also promotes Brazil as a business hub in Latin America and invites buyers, investors and publishers to the BIG Festival, Brazil’s Independent Games Festival, the most important international festival of independent games and the hub of international business in Latin America.

About ABRAGAMES Brazilian Association of Gaming Companies

Abragames, the Brazilian Association of Game Companies, was founded in 2004 and represents Brazilian studios developing games on various platforms. In addition to catalyzing game production in the country through training and promoting expertise, Abragames aims to make Brazilian creativity and technology available to key players in the international gaming industry.

About ApexBrasil

The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad and attract foreign investment in strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. The Agency supports more than 12,000 companies from 80 different industries, which in turn export to 200 markets. ApexBrasil also plays a key role in attracting foreign direct investment to Brazil, working to detect business opportunities, promoting strategic events and providing support to foreign investors interested in allocating resources to Brazil. .

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