Get Ready for GDC 2020

The Stadia team is excited to see you at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco!

If you can’t make it, no worries! Simply sign up to keep up to date with our announcements and join the livestream hosted at Join us March 16th-20th, 2020 to learn what’s new in the world of Stadia and other new products and solutions from Google.

Everything kicks off with the Google for Games Developer Summit Keynote on Monday, March 16th where John Justice, VP of Product for Stadia, and other product leaders from across Google, will share the biggest announcements for game developers. After the keynote, join us for two days of developer sessions to learn how to use Google solutions to create great games, connect with more players, and scale your business. Stadia specific sessions begin March 17 and will be livestreamed from

Stadia Sessions

Bringing Destiny to Stadia: A GDC Postmortem
A Senior Bungie Developer gives an honest and open recounting of their experience building Destiny 2 for a brand-new platform. From multiplayer testing, graphics tweaking, backend infrastructure, to latency, the Bungie team will share insights into what it took to launch on day one with Stadia with one of the best experiences on the platform. 

Bringing Vulkan Graphics Into the Mainstream
Learn how Google is approaching Vulkan graphics API development, what the technology is gaining with the 1.2 release, and tools that Stadia is building to help developers approach their work with a "Vulkan-first" mentality. 

Mastering Cloud Gaming: Tales from Stadia's Launch
Hear from some of Stadia's partners and platform leads on what it took to bring their games to the new platform. Learn about the capabilities of Stadia to build great gameplay experiences across different network conditions and device endpoints, how each developer approached cloud gaming, and more.

Bringing Google's Machine Learning to Game Development
In the past few years we’ve seen an increasing understanding of machine learning spreading through the game industry. This talk continues that work in a “roadshow” format, presenting a series of microtalks from machine learning experts at Starlab, Stadia’s gameplay research and development team, to share what we’ve learned about applying machine learning to every part of the game development pipeline. Attendees will learn about ML for balancing, art iteration, NPC decision making, character motion, and more.

Super Charge Your Game's Discoverability
The entire internet becomes your storefront with Stadia. Come learn how to drive discoverability using one of Stadia's most powerful features. 

The Journey of Bringing Our Unity Game to Stadia
Join one of the most experienced independent developers in the industry to learn about their journey using Unity to bring their game to Stadia. Learn first-hand how they approached the new platform, what areas of the game were tweaked, the things that were easier than expected and hurdles that needed to be cleared. 

Check out all agenda and session information available today.

Starting Wednesday, March 18th, visit our booth in the GDC Expo to get hands on with Stadia. Here’s your chance to ask the experts about Stadia’s unique features and technology!

We’ll share more details about what we have planned at GDC in the coming weeks — be sure to sign up to be among the first to hear the latest updates. On-site events are part of the official Game Developers Conference and require a pass to attend.

See you there!
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