devcom & gamescom 2019

Join Microsoft at devcom and gamescom and learn how modern game development is changing the landscape of the gaming industry. Talk directly with experts from Azure, PlayFab, Xbox, Havok, Visual Studio, and App Center to answer all of your game development questions.

Aug 18-22, 2019 // Cologne, Germany

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Meet with us

Schedule a meeting with Microsoft at our Game Stack booth in Hall 4.2 and engage directly with experts who can answer your game development questions.

devcom booth

Swing by our booth in the main devcom expo area and talk to us about LiveOps, cloud hosting, and how we’re shaking things up with world class audio.

KOELNMESSE CONGRESS CENTER EAST, STAND 17
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gamescom booth

Whether you’re looking for help with developer tools, backend services, analytics and insights, or want your business to succeed, Microsoft Game Stack has you covered.

KOELNMESSE HALL 4.2
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The Psychology of LiveOps

Continual engagement and connected experiences are increasingly essential for always-online games. Growth depends on the satisfaction of the players and modular features that can operate independently. We’ll explore how player psychology impacts your design and live operation.

SUN AUG 18 // 12.30 – 13.30 CEST
Add to Calendar08/18/2019 12:30 PM08/18/2019 1:30 PMEurope/BerlinThe Psychology of LiveOpsContinual engagement and connected experiences are increasingly essential for always-online games. Growth depends on the satisfaction of the players and modular features that can operate independently. We'll explore how player psychology impacts your design and live operation.devcom session theatre

Microsoft Spatial Sound Platform

The fundamentals, best practices, and content ideas for the Microsoft Spatial Sound platform on PC and Xbox, including the basics of integrating spatial sound into your game.

SUN AUG 18 // 14.30 – 15.30 CEST
Add to Calendar08/18/2019 2:30 PM08/18/2019 3:30 PMEurope/BerlinMicrosoft Spatial Sound PlatformThe fundamentals, best practices, and content ideas for the Microsoft Spatial Sound platform on PC and Xbox, including the basics of integrating spatial sound into your game.devcom session theatre

LiveOps Workshop

Get started with LiveOps by taking part in Microsoft’s workshop at devcom. From retention to monetization to content updates – get real world advice to help set up your game for LiveOps success from the start.

SUN AUG 18 // 16.00 – 18.00 CEST
Add to Calendar08/18/2019 4:30 PM08/18/2019 6:00 PMEurope/BerlinLiveOps Starter WorkshopGet started with LiveOps by taking part in Microsoft’s workshop at devcom. From retention to monetization to content updates – get real world advice to help set up your game for LiveOps success from the start.devcom workshop area

Hyper Scale with Azure

Modern game development means your game needs to be run as well as you built it. Implement massively scalable architecture to support your game by designing with CAP theory and distributed systems, web APIs, and dedicated game servers.

MON AUG 19 // 15.00 – 16.00 CEST
Add to Calendar08/19/2019 3:00 PM08/19/2019 4:00 PMEurope/BerlinHyper Scale with AzureModern game development means your game needs to be run as well as you built it. Implement massively scalable architecture to support your game by designing with CAP theory and distributed systems, web APIs, and dedicated game servers.devcom session theatre

Game Engine Telemetry

Implement a game engine agnostic in-editor telemetry visualization solution for your game. You’ll find framerate drops and crash logs are easier to produce and digest, and narrow down where and why a player was defeated.

TUE AUG 20 – THU AUG 22
Game Stack Booth, Hall 4.2

LiveOps Analytics

Implement real-time monitoring dashboards, do player segmentation, generate in-depth customer engagement reports, and trigger actions based on real-time events.

TUE AUG 20 – THU AUG 22
Game Stack Booth, Hall 4.2

Topics we're covering

Development Tools

Create bold, immersive game experiences that attract and engage players.

Learn more about:
Coding
Content Creation
DevOps
Engine Support
Game Design

Backend Services

Build, deploy, and scale cross-platform backends to better run your game.

Learn more about:
Game Hosting
Data & Storage
AI & Machine Learning
Gamer Identity

Data Insights

Leverage player data to know exactly what and how your gamers want to play.

Learn more about:
Game Testing
Business Intelligence
LiveOps

Business Success

Reach millions by distributing and monetizing your games with Microsoft.

Learn more about:
Developer Programs
Player Engagement
Promotion
Monetization

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