In order to recognize gaming trends a Product Manager needs to know the market well. Which game concepts are promising and which of them have the potential to be the next big thing? With the help of market research data, product management develop a market analysis and investigate opportunities for new products or product variations. They work closely with the rest of the team like distribution, marketing, production and game design.
Requirements for product management jobs
There a no academic degrees for product management per se. A commercial education or a degree in economic science with a technical orientation are welcome qualifications. Also, expertise and interest in the games industry are imperative.