The Angolan games industry is by all definitions nascent. It is inhabited by a growing player base although the transition to professional game development is still the endeavour of a handful of passionate creators.
The industry has a small development community trying to embrace esports, but any development pipeline is crippled by the lack of an established revenue stream. On both Android and Apple, Angolan developers cannot sell paid apps and games on the Stores. As at the time of writing, Apple still doesn’t offer merchant registration.
In a country that is applying policies to help it diversify its economy beyond oil, a boon in the tech and games industry would be one embraced by the current regime.
Games Industry Ecosystem
|Developer||Joaquim Monteiro||https://www.linkedin.com/in/joaquim-monteiro-9961681a3/?originalSubdomain=ao||AR, VR||Active|
|Developer||Interactive Load (Kevin Chantre)||https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevenchantre/||Mobile||Active|
Voice of the developer
In Angola gaming is not very big. There’s a lot of people who want to play games, but there are few that want to develop. There are no records, the only way is to talk to people who were involved in gaming.Richard Garcia, Solo game developer
Events and Community
Online community that is all about the Angolan gaming scene. Particular focus on esports.
Game dev community that hosts game jams.