Save the date: get the inside scoop on upcoming mobile games and exclusive industry content at these top mobile events in 2021.
With the mobile games’ revenue worth around $76.7 billion and these games accounting for 43% of all smartphone use, the industry is very much alive and kicking.
However, with so many mobile games on the market, it’s not always easy to spot the best without trial-and-error.
The good news is that there are special events where professionals and gamers come together to celebrate the crème de la crème of mobile gaming.
So, if you love The Seven Chambers game and want to unearth your next small-screen obsession, be sure to make a note of these top mobile game events in 2021.
Best mobile game events in 2021 (online and in-person)
Taipei City, Taiwan – in-person/online – Thursday 28th January to 31st January 2021
Your first big mobile games event in 2021 comes at the end of January. In what will be its 19th edition, the Taipei Game Show attracts more than 400 exhibitors, 320,000 public visits and 2,400 trade visitors from 25 countries every year.
It’s a haven for mobile gaming enthusiasts with three main sectors: Asia Pacific Game Summit, B2B Zone and B2C Zone. This year, the Taipei Game Show will be available online as well, so you can enjoy a truly immersive gaming experience and test out future top mobile phone games from the comfort of your home.
Virtual – online – Thursday 25th February to Friday 26th February 2021
Unlike Pocket Gamer’s Connect conference, LaunchPad is solely about showcasing games to the public. This free event assembles recent launches, upcoming titles and significant updates to existing games.
If you can’t make this one, you’ll be pleased to know that Pocket Gamer run various launch shows throughout the year. So, be sure to bookmark this blog and use the link again.
London, UK – in-person/online – Monday 21st June to Tuesday 22nd June 2021
The leading conference for the mobile games industry is back in June 2021. This time, with a hybrid live and online event.
Over the past 15 years, the Pocket Gamer brand has been flying the flag for the mobile gaming scene by offering exhibitors an exclusive insight into new technology and future top-grossing mobile games.
Throughout the event, you’ll get the opportunity to hear from over 200 of the world’s leading authorities from the gaming industry – including students, indie studios and AAA publishers.
Virtual – online – TBC (possibly April 2021)
In April 2020, Unity successfully launched Unite Now – the first free series of online sessions designed to entertain, educate and inspire creatives and budding programmers.
This unique event enables you to learn from experts across all forms of entertainment and fuel your creativity.
While no date has been confirmed, the cross-platform game developers have stated that they’ll be running more sessions, episodes and events later this year.
TBC – in-person/online – TBC (possibly November 2021)
TIGA is one of Europe’s largest network of independent games developers and publishers. For the past nine years, they’ve held one of the gaming industry’s most exciting and prestigious events.
If 2020 is anything to go on, we expect this event to be held at the end of November.
Although this award ceremony is for gaming professionals and the media, it’s worth making a note of, as it’s a fantastic source for critically acclaimed mobile games you probably haven’t heard of before.
In fact, The Seven Chambers game was even nominated for the ‘Casual Game of the Year’ award in 2019, so you know it’s the real deal!
To stay in the loop with the latest mobile gaming events, keep checking this post for further updates.