GDC 2018 is right around the corner, and we’re excited to be back with a week full of brand new content!
Amazon Developer Days | Monday – Tuesday
Join us Monday and Tuesday for the Amazon Developer Days. On Monday, March 19th, we will kick off the morning with a keynote presentation from Marja Koopmans, Director of Mobile eSports, on the future of mobile gaming and competitive gameplay beyond traditional eSports. The keynote will be followed by a technical session delivered by Developer Evangelist Peter Heinrich, focusing on competitive play integration, and two developer panels featuring speakers from Game Insight, nWay, Umbrella Game, GameCloud Studios, and Vector Unit. We will end the day with two talks from Twitch on leveraging Twitch Extensions and Twitch Integrations.
On Tuesday, March 20th, AWS will start us off with a session on how to build an analytics pipeline for games using AWS services, then Lumberyard will teach you how to pack your games full of cloud-connected features using Cloud Gem micro-services. After lunch, we will explore trends of multiplayer game infrastructure with Amazon GameLift, and how to use AWS services to build games. Finally, we will end with an introduction to building voice-first games on Alexa.
Amazon Expo Booth | Wednesday – Friday
Head to the Amazon booth #1001 in Moscone South, Wednesday, March 21st through Friday, March 23rd to learn how our tools and services can help your game succeed. This year, we’ve organized content around five key use cases to make it easier to find what you’re looking for. And, Amazon product teams will be on-site to answer any questions. Check out the full list of classroom sessions offered at the booth.
Let us know if you are attending GDC and get free swag when you check in to the Amazon Developer Day on Monday, March 19th.