When Survios launched its VR game Raw Data on Steam's Early Access service in the summer of 2016, it became the first VR-only game to hit $1 million in monthly sales and reach #1 on Steam's global Top Sellers chart.
So how'd they do it?
At GDC 2017, Survios' Chris Hewish and Mike McTyre hopped onstage to break down the technological and artistic challenges they faced during development and the game's progress through Early Access, as well as practical insights that fellow devs might be able to apply to their own work.
Their talk was thorough and informative, so if you missed out on seeing it live don't skip your chance to now watch their talk for free over on the official GDC YouTube channel!
In addition to this presentation, the GDC Vault and its new YouTube channel offers numerous other free videos, audio recordings, and slides from many of the recent Game Developers Conference events, and the service offers even more members-only content for GDC Vault subscribers.
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