Square Enix Montréal Unveils MEGAMIGS 2020 Conference Program


Event: MEGAMIGS 2020

When: November 12, 2020 from 9h30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Virtual event

Tickets available at https://megamigs.com/en/ 

15% off with promo code MM20-SQUAREENIX


As MEGAMIGS’ first-ever Mobile Partner, Square Enix Montréal, an award-winning mobile game studio, has developed a conference program for industry professionals, players, and media interested in the latest trends and innovations in the mobile game space.

The program offers talks by Square Enix Montréal’s in-house experts and industry leaders from Square Enix Japan, Gameloft Montréal, Ludia, Bryter, and Unity.

Keynote Conference

  • Final Fantasy Brave Exvius: A Global Success Story with Kei Hirono, Series Producer. Interviewed by Denis Talbot

11:45 a.m. EST

In this session, hear the story behind global success Final Fantasy Brave Exvius from the creative process to production challenges. Also gain insights on the future of mobile games, the potential offered by tactile screens, and what's to come for the Final Fantasy license on mobile.

Keynote Panel

  • Montreal, Mobile Hub with studio heads Patrick Naud (Square Enix Montréal), Matthieu Dupont (Gameloft Montréal) and Alexandre Thabet (Ludia).

2:30 p.m. EST (Talk given in French.)

With more than 1.4 billion players worldwide, the growth of the mobile sector plays a key role in positioning Montreal as an international hub of video game development. Studio heads Patrick Naud, Matthieu Dupont, and Alexandre Thabet will discuss the success of mobile games developed in Montreal, the potential for innovation for mobile platforms, major industry trends, and more.

Expert Insights

  • Seeing Beyond Data: How to Really Understand your Players with Louise Bonnamy, User Research Manager, Square Enix Montréal (9:45 a.m. EST) 

  • Female Gamers Study 2020 with Jenny McBean, Associate Director, Bryter (10:30 a.m. EST)

  • Using Unity to Create Mobile Games for Everybody with Bronson Zgeb, Senior Content Developer, Unity Technologies (11:05 a.m. EST)

  • Hitman Sniper: From Premium to Freemium with Jean-Francois Dugas, Product Manager, Square Enix Montréal (3:30 p.m. EST)

  • Behavioral Economics in Free to Play Games with Paula Neves, Senior Product Manager, Square Enix Montréal (4:15 p.m. EST)


For more information and media requests

Nedjma Belbahri

Senior Communications Manager

Square Enix Montréal


514 781-0174