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The Game Developers Conference is made possible by the generous support of sponsors. View sponsorship opportunities to learn how you can reach the global game development audience at GDC.

 

Diamond Partners


IGF logo The Diamond Partner Program honors top partners, whose support plays an integral role to the success of GDC. Diamond Partners receive exclusive benefits such as VIP Registration booth build-out discounts, early move-in, priority hotels, premium marketing benefits onsite, and exclusive access to events. Learn more about how to become a Diamond Partner.


 

Whether you're designing a game, building a community on Twitch, deploying scalable servers, or implementing backend solutions, Amazon provides a range of products and services to meet the challenges of game development.

 

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

 

Google helps game developers build and distribute great games. From platforms like Android, Chrome, Google AR/VR and YouTube, to tools including AdMob, AdWords, Cloud, Firebase, and distribution through the Play Store, Google supports the growth of millions of game businesses globally.

 

The Intel® Developer Zone helps developers succeed when targeting Intel platforms; and is a leading resource for tools, code, and information for game and app developers. Intel gaming platforms include everything from Android phones and tablets, to Ultrabooks™, to Xeon™ powered datacenters. Learn more at our sponsored sessions and http://intel.com/software/gamedev.

 

NVIDIA is the pioneer of GPU computing — a supercharged form of computing loved by the world's most demanding computer users — scientists, designers, artists, and gamers. Our invention of the GPU fueled the growth of PC gaming. Today, NVIDIA is at the center of VR, AI, and self-driving cars.

 

Oculus lets you experience anything, anywhere through the power of virtual reality. Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus, provide the most immersive VR experiences, from games and movies, to 3D 360 videos and beyond, all available in the Oculus Store.

 

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation brand and family of products which includes PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Store, PlayStation Now and PlayStation Vue. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

Developed by Epic Games, Unreal Engine brings high-fidelity experiences to PC, console, mobile, VR and AR platforms. Unreal Engine accelerates the creation of games, applications, visualizations and cinematic content. Download Unreal Engine for free at unrealengine.com, and follow @UnrealEngine for updates.

 

Unity Technologies creates a flexible, high-performance end-to- end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR/AR experiences. Unity's powerful creation engine is the foundation for developing beautiful games or apps, easily bringing them to multiple platforms. Games and experiences made with Unity have reached over 3 billion devices worldwide.

 

Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996. In addition to creating several of the world's most award-winning games, Valve is also a developer of leading-edge technologies including the Source® game engine and Steam®, the premier online gaming platform.

 

Xbox brings together the greatest games and the people who love to play them, with extraordinary gaming experiences on console, PC, and mobile devices.

 

 

Official Wireless Sponsor


Appodeal is the publisher first intelligent ad mediation platform trusted by over 30,000 apps. Just one SDK integration gives publishers access to all major mobile ad formats, including rewarded videos, and to over 60 ad demand sources competing against each other in real-time for every single ad impression.

 

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iDreamSky is one of China's largest mobile game publishers that has published many big hits in China such as Gardenscapes, Monument Valley, Subway Surfers, Temple Run series, Toy Blast, etc. iDreamSky is partnering with top developers from all around the world, aiming to bring the best games to Chinese gamers.

 

Plasma Screen Showcase Sponsor


Revolutionize Video Content For Gamers. Our mission is to change the way we watch and play video games. Minkonet's 3D replay solutions encompass robust 360-degree data capture technology, providing high definition gaming video content experiences and enhanced social media interaction to unleash new content capabilities previously unseen in gaming.

 

Lobby Lounge / Lobby Bar Sponsors


Unity is proud to partner with GDC to host a 3D Art Challenge for games using Unity. We welcome attendees to come to the West Hall, Lobby to meet the creators of these games. All entries are playable, stop by and check them out!

 

Head to the Ubisoft Lounge for Q&A sessions & live demos all week! Meet the team at West Hall, 2nd floor & follow #UbiGDC for updates.

 

Montréal inspires out-of-the-box thinking and joie de vivre, where creativity meets productivity and work meets play. Home to world-class video game companies, independent studios and everything in between, Montréal offers a wide variety of stimulating job opportunities. Come visit us at West Hall Lobby 2 and see what we're about.

 

Whether you're designing a game, building a community on Twitch, deploying scalable servers, or implementing backend solutions, Amazon provides a range of products and services to meet the challenges of game development.

 

Stop by anytime to talk to our [email protected] team and play awesome unreleased games from independent developers. Team Xbox members will be available for general information about building Xbox Live–enabled games for PCs or Xbox games for Xbox One consoles!

 

Visit the Azure booth in the South Hall to get a free Xbox controller, by playing game demos and attending booth sessions - azure.com/gaming

 

Coffee Break Sponsors


Appnext is a leading mobile discovery platform, helping millions of users experience apps at the right moments throughout the day. Our platform provides mobile publishers and app marketers with end-to-end technology solutions for premium monetization and app growth.

 

We help brands take control of their destiny by powering ecommerce around the globe. We're one partner, all-in. Committed to every facet of your ecommerce business. We ignite your brand, drive delivery, and master fraud, payments and compliance. Join us to experience Commerce with Accountability. Visit: https://digitalriver.com.

 

Since its founding in 2007, Zynga's mission has been to connect the world through games. To-date, more than 1 billion people have played Zynga's games across Web and mobile, including FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Hit it Rich! Slots and CSR Racing.

 

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[email protected] enables awesome game developers to unleash their creativity by self-publishing digital games with full Xbox Live capabilities on all Microsoft platforms, including Xbox One, Windows 10, and Windows Mixed Reality.

 

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Paymentwall is the leading global payments platform. We allow 5 billion people make payments using not only credit cards but also 150 local payment methods all over the world. We help over 200,000 merchants, including SEGA, LG Electronics, Bandai Namco, Kakao Games, Kigo, Wargaming, and Gameforge to expand globally.

 

Platinum Mobile App Sponsor


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Platinum Summit Sponsor


Since its founding in 2007, Zynga's mission has been to connect the world through games. To-date, more than 1 billion people have played Zynga's games across Web and mobile, including FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Hit it Rich! Slots and CSR Racing.

 

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Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996. In addition to creating several of the world's most award-winning games, Valve is also a developer of leading-edge technologies including the Source® game engine and Steam®, the premier online gaming platform.

 

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Arm defines the pervasive computing shaping today's connected world. For more than 25 years Arm technology has powered some of the most iconic gaming devices, enabling the mobile gaming revolution we see today – now being the largest and most valuable segment of the global gaming market.

 

Phunware helps developers engage, manage and monetize their users across the mobile application lifecycle. With app SDKs including monetization, content management, marketing automation and analytics, developers get everything they need to build and monetize aa app. Post-launch, Phunware also helps developers acquire and convert users with data-optimized efficiency.

 

Faceware Technologies is the most innovative and most experienced facial motion capture technology provider in the world. We believe the best facial animation comes from cutting-edge technology and an intuitive artist-friendly workflow. By embracing artists with easy-to-use products, we have become the gold-standard for facial motion capture and animation tools.

 

 
 

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