Xsolla is the video game business engine with a set of tools and services that helps clients operate and sell more games globally. These tools work seamlessly to solve the complexities of distribution, marketing, and monetization so developers, publishers, and platform partners can increase their audience, sales and revenue.
The trends in the market are changing very fast and game companies adapting to these changes always win. When we observe the data of the games staying in the top charts, we see that they usually stay there for a few months until players switch to a better or just a new hyper-casual game. Hypercasual games are consumed very fast due to their simple and uncompetitive nature.
So, publishers have two choices; they need to catch the trends very quickly and publish hypercasual games constantly or publish more complex hypercasual games, which we call hypercasual 2.0 so that success can be more sustainable. I see players' expectations from hypercasual games increase and successful hypercasual gamers will evolve to hypercasual 2.0 by adding some RPG features.
Top tips for preparing your Unity game for porting onto PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Jonathan Munoz - Genvid Technologies, Business Development Manager - Moderator
Will Lewis - Portland Indie Game Squad, Founder and Lead Community Organizer
Dan Butchko - Playcrafting, Founder and CEO
Tiffany Otto - Indiecade, Director of Partnerships
Chris DeLeon - HomeTeamGameDev.com, Founder and Operator
With restrictions on in-person gatherings, game dev communities have needed to adjust how they support one another. Learn how our panelists have dealt with these new challenges including how they:
Jay Powell will walk you through how to find the right publisher for your game at the event by evaluating exactly what your game needs. He'll also cover how to research your publisher, what to put in your introduction and meeting request and what you need to be able to show and answer during your meeting.
Major brands, like Nike and Audi, are partnering with the most forward-thinking games, utilizing creative product placement schemes in games to reward players with branded merchandise. In addition to increasing revenues for developers, strategically placed incentives seamlessly create player engagement, retention, and loyalty for the games.
Here you can find videos from all of the Exhibitors that are being presented during Game Developers Carnival in one spot.
Game Developers Carnival is a completely virtual gaming industry event where attendees can interact and meet with representatives from over 70 exhibitors at their virtual booths while exploring the carnival and rides, all from the comfort of their own home or office. Check out the Exhibitors who will be participating in the Game Developers Carnival.