What's going on with the game industry this year?
At GDC 2017, EEDAR co-founder and Experiment 7 creative director Geoffrey Zatkin hopped onstage to try and shed some light on that topic by presenting a "tour de force romp" through a smorgasbord of game industry data.
It was a bit of interesting perspective for game devs because Zatkin tried to highlight notable trends in the market, covering everything from VR/AR to next generation consoles, mobile games, eSports, the diversification of monetization methodologies and everything in-between.
It was an intriguing presentation that was chock full of market data, so if that's what you're into (or even if you just want to get a quick overview of Where We're At in 2017) make sure to take advantage of the fact that you can now watch Zatkin's talk for free via the 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.
Those who purchased All Access passes to recent events like GDC, GDC Europe, and GDC Next already have full access to GDC Vault, and interested parties can apply for the individual subscription via a GDC Vault subscription page. Group subscriptions are also available: game-related schools and development studios who sign up for GDC Vault Studio Subscriptions can receive access for their entire office or company by contacting staff via the GDC Vault group subscription page. Finally, current subscribers with access issues can contact GDC Vault technical support.
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