IGDC unveils first edition of The Blockchain Gaming Summit 2022

India’s B2B Game Developer Conference, India Game Developers Conference (IGDC), has announced the launch of The Blockchain Gaming Summit 2022 – it is to be held in Bangalore on 5 May 2022 at ITC Gardenia. With the ever-expanding blockchain, web 3.0 and metaverse concepts in India, The Blockchain Gaming Summit is set to be a conversation starter for game developers, industry leaders and blockchain enthusiasts.

Over the years, IGDC has played a key role in developing the Indian Gaming ecosystem by acting as a conduit for the industry by getting industry leaders to meet, interact and share their knowledge with upcoming studios, developers, and others in the Indian Gaming ecosystem. The one-day conference is on the quest to get the best of Indian and International minds in the blockchain and web3 sector to share their experiences, expectations, and predictions for the future through an intersperse of Keynotes, town halls, panel discussions and networking sessions. IGDC is confident that this Summit will also function as a catalyst to help the Indian Gaming Industry achieve its true potential of becoming a global leader in the Blockchain/Web3 space.

The discussions will revolve around topics that will delve around the insights on web3 games and NFTs, postmortem of successful web3 games, how one can take the lunge from web2 to web3, pros and cons of different blockchains and exchanges, checklists on launching blockchain games, tokenamics design and community building, compliance and regulations.

The speakers include WazirX co-founder Siddharth Menon, Tegro and SuperGaming co-founder Roby John, Delphi Digital associate Jeremy Parris, Nazara Technologies CEO Manish Agarwal, Immutable VP of studio engineering Aakash Mandhar, Tezos India president Om Malviya, Venly.io metaverse partnerships director Stefan Collins, Honeywood.ai founder-CEO Roman Chizhikov, CoinDCX VP – business and strategic alliances Siddhartha Gupta, Enjinstarter CEO and co-founder Prakash Somosundram and Ncore Games CEO Dayanidhi, among others.

Sharing his excitement about the event, IGDC council member Sridhar Muppidi said, “Blockchain games allow their players to become active participants, and they are your marketers, your investors, and your community. It’s a brand-new way of looking at the business of video games, and we think India could be a leader in this space with its immense product leadership, which can translate well for designing robust and sustainable web3 economies. Through this conference, we want to educate the Indian game developers on the various opportunities web3 presents.”

Commenting on Tegro’s association with The Blockchain Gaming Summit 2022, Roby John said, “Digital Worlds are now an investable asset class. We look forward to sharing Tegro’s journey in making this a reality with sustainable economy for players and investors at IGDC Blockchain Summit – 5 May 2022.”

Gaming being an integral growth prospect in the web3 space,  WazirX Co-founder Siddharth Menon added, “Games are being disrupted with WEB3. Game assets are now becoming an investment class, this unlocks a huge potential.”

The Blockchain Gaming Summit 2022 is also supported by some of India’s best in the field with Tegro is the Presenting Sponsor of the event. The Gold Sponsors are Tezos India, Polygon Studios, Solana, EnjinStarter, Web3Auth, and IndiGG.