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​​​​​Game Stack Live, April 2021

Game Stack Live is back and coming in hot! You asked for more technical talks, you got it. You wanted more partners, we got that too. This is the biggest Game Stack Live yet!

Join us April 20-21 from the comfort of your battle station for a digital event focused on all things game development. Learn how to grow and build your games with sessions from Microsoft and Industry experts on topics such as:

  • Accessibility & Inclusion
  • Audio
  • Graphics
  • Multiplayer
  • Publishing & Production
  • Systems and Tools

Meet with partners showcasing tools, middleware, audio solutions, test vendors and more. Get up close and personal with Microsoft’s own game dev experts, from riffing on your game ideas to 1:1 personalized assistance for your unique challenges.

Registration is free, and you can Register Now by going to​

Keep an eye on the Game Stack ​Blog over the coming weeks, as we’ll spotlight several sessions with additional details about what you can expect to see and learn at Game Stack Live 2021!

From the Microsoft Game Dev blog

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Creating for everyone: How to make more accessible games

Article // May 9, 2022

Sarah Bond shares at the Microsoft Ability Summit why accessibility in gaming is so critical

Forza Horizon 5 crosses the finish line, fueled by AKS

Article // May 2, 2022

FH5 relies on autoscaling Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters to meet the most challenging performance demands.


Lana Lux: Twitch Live-Coder and Creator of Strain

Article // Apr 29, 2022

Meet Lana Lux, a game developer, designer, Twitch streamer and invested in an accessible, supportive community