It’s that period again. The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) is easily approaching %u2013 beginning next Monday, March 19 through Friday, March 23 %u2013 and this year Microsoft is appearing in exciting new solutions to inspire and give game developers and gamers alike to accomplish more.
GDC is the place to showcase the most up-to-date technical innovations across every one of Microsoft%u2019s gaming toolset to empower developers to generate great games on any platform. It%u2019s and a place where we are able to discuss valuable feedback from my development partners to assist drive innovation forward in the gaming industry. This coming year%u2019s event feels particularly significant to all of us.
Over the past many years, Microsoft has worked introducing new technology to create games faster and make it easier to scale across platforms. This coming year, we%u2019re taking things a stride further by combining the best of Microsoft%u2019s tools, platforms, services, and over 35 years of gaming expertise in one unified presence.
Start Your Visit on the Microsoft Azure Booth
We invite you to come to the South Hall Lower Lobby with the Moscone Center preventing by our dedicated Microsoft Azure booth to find out tips on how to produce a gaming empire by building around the gaming cloud that has powered Xbox for decades.
The Azure booth will have a wide array of activities for game developers
Come speak to experts about Azure, PlayFab, Visual Studio, App Center, Mixer, Xbox Live, Mixed Reality and much more.
Visit four stations to assert a custom, free Xbox controller, and enter to win an Xbox One X daily.
Play our mixed reality game Pinball Lizard and get hold of the sample source code %u2013 and get the high score for the day to win an Xbox One X.
Play Darwin Project, a ten-player battle royale game that gives audience interaction through Mixer, which has a shoutcaster moderating and streaming the action live.
Attend among the many in-depth theater sessions or watch one-on-one interviews with product experts across a variety of topics, directly in the booth.
We will also host three Azure sponsored sessions at GDC that show how Next Games, Fluffy Fairy, among others build to scale with Azure and PlayFab. Come enquire about our offer of $2,500 worth of PlayFab, App Center and Azure services that are free to get a year.
Your entire Azure expo experience will reveal what%u2019s possible, while providing you the instruments and code on the way to build it.
Continue Your Learning individuals Cloud Offerings on the PlayFab Booth
Building on our efforts within the gaming cloud with Azure, in January we welcomed PlayFab towards the growing slate of cloud offerings. PlayFab can be a backend platform for games, delivering powerful real-time tools and services for LiveOps. With Azure and PlayFab services your core mindset is making a great game, not allowing the backend. %u201CYou make it fun, we%u2019ll make it run%u201D we love to to express.
While here, pick up a free of charge copy of our fresh book %u201CThe PlayFab Definitive Guide to LiveOps%u201D that gives a review of LiveOps, covers an in depth compendium of LiveOps techniques, and lists the LiveOps tools and services PlayFab