Gamers, brands and AI

Power League Gaming’s Mustafa Kannas is ready to usher in a new era of interactive engagement

The gaming industry has long been a dynamic and ever-evolving sector, but recent trends reveal a significant shift in how brands and artificial intelligence (AI) are shaping the future for gamers.

The integration of AI technologies and the innovative approaches by brands are not just enhancing the gaming experience but are also redefining the broader cultural and economic landscapes of the industry.

Artificial intelligence has emerged as a pivotal force in the gaming industry, influencing everything from user interfaces to personalised gaming experiences. AI-driven analytics are enabling developers to gain deeper insights into player behaviour, preferences, and engagement patterns.

This data-driven approach allows for the creation of more immersive and customised gaming experiences tailored to individual gamers’ needs and desires.

“The amount of energy we save, the amount of networking bandwidth we save, the amount of wasted time we save, will be tremendous,” said Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA. “The future is generative … which is why this is a brand new industry. The way we compute is fundamentally different. We created a processor for the generative AI era.”

Brands and gamers

As the gaming industry grows, brands are recognising the immense potential of reaching the highly engaged and diverse gaming audience.

AI enhances the creation of branded digital experiences and strategies by enabling the analysis of vast amounts of data to understand gamer preferences and behaviours.

This allows brands to tailor their virtual presence and content more effectively to resonate with gamers. For example, AI can help design branded digital goods and skins that align with current gamer trends and individual player preferences, leading to more personalised and engaging experiences.

AI-driven insights ensure these branded experiences are relevant and impactful, thereby enhancing brand visibility and loyalty among a tech-savvy and discerning audience.

Through AI-driven analysis of social media and engagement metrics, brands can pinpoint the most effective influencers who align with their target demographics. These partnerships often result in authentic and relatable endorsements, driving higher engagement and conversion rates.

“AI is revolutionising the speed and strategies we use to reach gamers in in the MENA region,” says Matthew Pickering, CEO of Power League Gaming. “Our strategic implementation of AI enables us to unlock deep insights into MENA gamers’ behaviours, delivering hyper-personalised experiences that build trust and elevate brands to a leadership position in this rapidly evolving market.”

Mustafa Kannas, Communications Manager at PLG
AI and gaming

Activision, the powerhouse behind the popular Call of Duty franchise, is taking aim at toxic behaviour with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). It has implemented an AI-powered voice chat moderation system called ToxMod, developed by Modulate. This innovative technology is designed to improve the online gaming experience for Call of Duty players.

ToxMod works in real-time, scanning voice chats for violations of the game’s code of conduct. This includes identifying and flagging instances of hate speech, discriminatory language, harassment, and other forms of negativity. The flagged conversations are then reviewed by human moderators who can take appropriate action.

The synergy between AI and brands are redefining the gaming industry, creating a more personalised, engaging, and dynamic environment for gamers.

As AI continues to evolve and brands become more adept at leveraging these technologies, the gaming landscape will undoubtedly witness further transformation. This synergy between technology and strategic brand engagement is paving the way for a future where the gaming experience is not only about entertainment but also about meaningful interactions and community building.

By Mustafa Kannas, Communications Manager at PLG