Exciting new mobile game solutions, plus FinTech and gaming industry insights will take center stage
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, is attending and presenting at GDC (Game Developers Conference), the biggest game conference in the world, today through March 25th in San Francisco, California, USA.
Xsolla is hosting six informative speaking sessions on Tuesday, March 22nd, including a keynote from President Chris Hewish. Additionally, Xsolla is exhibiting at Moscone South S657, starting on Wednesday, March 23rd, where attendees can meet with Xsolla experts and get a preview of the latest products and solutions designed to accelerate video game commerce in 2022.
“I’m excited to return to GDC in person and to kick off Xsolla’s series of trending topic speaker sessions,” Hewish said. “It’s great to see old friends and meet new people from all over the world who share our passion for video games.”
The Xsolla team is sharing industry updates and their expertise on the tools and services available for video game developers and publishers. Topics will range from mobile game monetization outside of the app store, payments for the enterprise, and token-based systems for digital content with a new NFT Checkout to emerging market opportunities and prelaunch funding. Video-on-demand of the sessions will be available later in the week for those who could not attend to watch and learn.
Tuesday, March 22 | 9:30am – 10:30am [Add to iCal]
GOING GLOBAL, STAYING LOCAL: HELPING GAME DEVELOPERS SUCCEED
Great games don’t just appear. They start as ideas, and only through the curiosity, dedication, and grit of people all over the globe do they come to life. Xsolla President Chris Hewish outlines ways to ensure that every developer has the same opportunity to see their game become a part of how we play.
Tuesday, March 22 | 10:50am – 11:50am [Add to iCal]
INSIDE THE WALLED PAYMENT GARDEN: A GUIDE TO MOBILE MARKET FREEDOM
In this session, Anthony Mendoza and Miikka Luotio share a frank discussion on how developers can break into mobile gaming’s ‘walled payment garden’ and grow their games just as many others have already done.
Tuesday, March 22 | 1:20pm – 1:50pm [Add to iCal]
GAME OF FUNDS: SUCCESS IS COMING
Xsolla’s dynamic duo of funding, Justin Berenbaum and Lily Goldner, host special guests David Martinez from Raw Fury and Ken Seto from Massive Damage Games in a fireside chat, where you’ll discover how to improve your chances and create business alliances.
Tuesday, March 22 | 2:10pm – 2:40pm [Add to iCal]
BEYOND CREDIT: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF EMERGING PAYMENT METHODS WORLDWIDE
“Cash, check or charge?” It used to be that these were the only options when handling payments. Now there are hundreds. Berkley Egenes leads a team of Xsolla regional experts as they discuss how to control the chaos and take advantage of emerging payment methods around the globe.
Tuesday, March 22 | 3:00pm – 3:30pm [Add to iCal]
“THINGS I WISH I KNEW SOONER” ABOUT THE GAME INDUSTRY
Xsolla’s Sam Gaglani hosts a panel of games industry pros, including Kara Bilkiss from Rogue Games, Michael Lewis from Take-Two Interactive, and Andreea Enache from Secret Society Games who’ve “been there, done that” as they share their wisdom and insights. They will focus on topics that affect developers at any studio and discuss things they wish they had known sooner about working in the industry.
Tuesday, March 22 | 3:50pm – 4:20pm [Add to iCal]
HYBRID TIMES: GAME DEVELOPERS SOUND OFF ON WORKING FROM HOME, COMPENSATION, AND CAREER
The industry-leading platform 80 Level asked the gaming community about recent challenges and opportunities, and over 800 game developers shared their experiences. Kirill Tokarev, Editor in Chief at 80 Level, highlights what these responses reveal about our past and what the future has in store.
Book a meeting with Xsolla’s global game commerce experts to discover how they can help expand your video game commerce in the changing games industry.
Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes to promote and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and cities around the world to support major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more. For additional information and to learn more, please visit xsolla.com.
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