Publishing Schedule

IDG’s 2018 Primary Schedule (Tentative)

March 2018 Annual Games Industry White Paper
Major compendium of entire global video game industry with in-depth coverage at country level for major territories and Rest-of-World markets; updated forecasts of key gaming markets and insights and analysis on emerging industry trends
May 2018 Global Forecast Update
Analysis of Q1 2018 gaming trends and revised industry forecasts for console retail and digital to 2022
July 2018 IDG Thought Piece #1
Topic TBD. Past Thought-Pieces include “Navigating the Steam Market”, “The Anatomy of a Hit”, “The Economics of Game Publishing”, “New Frontiers in Gaming VR/AR”
August 2018 Global Forecast Update
HI’18 in Review of North America, Europe, and Japan. Detailed analysis on the console market and revised projections through 2022
October 2018 IDG Thought Piece #2
Topic TBD. Prior October Thought Pieces include an in-depth report on the Esports Market, the Latin America Games Market, and an Asian Gaming Market Study
November 2018 Global Forecast Update & Holiday Preview
Review of Q1-Q3’18. Revised industry forecasts through 2022 and Holiday 2018 Preview

IDG’s 2018 Digital Subscription Schedule (Tentative)

February 2018 First quarterly update on the Global Digital Video Game Market
Covering the Q4 2017 developments in the digital games space
May 2018 Second quarterly update on the Global Digital Video Game Market
Covering the Q1 2018 developments in the digital games space
August 2018 Third quarterly update on the Global Digital Video Game Market
Covering the Q2 2018 developments in the digital games space
November 2018 Fourth quarterly update on the Global Digital Video Game Market
Covering the Q3 2018 developments in the digital games space