Maliyo Games Launches a New Edition of the Africa Games Developer Survey

LAGOS, Nigeria – April 17, 2024  –  Maliyo Games, a leading pan-African game developer, today announced the official commencement of the highly anticipated Africa Game  Developer Survey. The second year running, the survey captures key data from game makers across the continent. Scheduled for release on April 17, 2024, the Africa Game Developer sheds light on the dynamic landscape of the games industry in Africa. These insights will not only shed light on the challenges and opportunities facing developers across the continent but also support in shaping interventions in this year’s edition of the Africa Games Industry Report.

Launched late last year in Cape Town and Nairobi, the report covers the length and breadth of the game development in Africa. Leveraging data-driven analysis and industry expertise, the report offers a deep dive into key trends, market dynamics, and emerging opportunities shaping the gaming landscape across the continent. From the rise of mobile games to the impact of local content creation, the report explores analysis relevant to stakeholders interested in navigating and capitalizing on Africa’s vibrant games market.

By surveying developers from diverse backgrounds and regions, Maliyo Games aims to amplify the voices of Africa’s games ecosystem while identifying additional areas for support, growth and collaboration.

Maliyo Games remains committed to empowering local talent, fostering creativity, and driving positive change within the industry. With the launch of the Africa Games  Developer Survey, Maliyo Games reaffirms its position as a leading advocate for the advancement of games and game makers in Africa and looks forward to continuing its mission of shaping the future of interactive entertainment on the continent. To participate in the Africa Games Developer Survey visit:


Maliyo Games is a Lagos-based game development studio that creates African-inspired games for mobile users with over 40 games in its portfolio. Maliyo infuses the continent’s lively culture and the context in each of its titles to embed Africa’s vibrant culture into mobile games through storylines, character development, immersive environments, captivating sounds, and strong visuals. 

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Marie Shabaya
Marketing and Communications Lead