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Socializing VR & AR: Why Multiplayer Will Win

Mar 15, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

We’re living in the era that gamers and developers have been waiting for: the day when you can actually be IN the game. While VR may be the most compelling platform, it’s not the most prolific… yet. But we’re farther along than you think.
Just about six years into VR’s resurgence, it’s leaps and bounds ahead of other platforms — such as mobile, console and PC, that have taken 10 or even 20 years to reach mass adoption — and this is largely due to lessons learned from platforms that have paved the way for VR.
So, what’s the key theme across all those learnings that can truly take VR to the next level? It’s that social, multiplayer experiences create the best opportunities for exponential player participation — and fun. Learn more in this talk from game industry legends.

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