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Now's the time to log into Swapcard and finalize your profile, start building your schedule, connect with other attendees, and check out the goodies in your Digital Tote Bag.
Plus, find out more about this year's Main Stage exciting (and interactive!) pre-show entertainment featuring a custom game attendees can play from their phones.
This year, we are proud of our commitment to having a positive environmental and social impact on the communities and industries we work within, and have taken the following steps to achieve these goals during this year's event.
There's a lot of great swag to fill your (hopefully extra) suitcase for GDC 2023. Make sure that includes some of our amazing GDC Store merch—including this year's show shirt, kids clothes, and a pet bandana.
"Student Workshop: Exploring Real-Time 3D Career Pathways with Unity (Presented by Unity)" is a sponsored one-day workshop taking place at South Esplanade 153 & 155 on Friday, March 24 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
Take this opportunity at Game Career Seminar to speak one-on-one with an industry professional to get constructive critiques and seek advice without the stress of an interview.
At GDC 2023, you’ll have the chance to attend several sessions about the latest innovations in Web3. These sessions are available for every pass level, including Expo Pass holders.
These in-depth discussions and business guidance talks are aimed at helping game devs success on these companies' platforms. They are available for all pass levels, including Expo Pass holders.
At GDC 2023, you’ll have the chance to attend several Sponsor Developer Summit sessions, brought to you by our incredible Developer Summit Sponsors: Google, Unity Technologies, Xsolla, Autodesk, Adobe, Tencent Games, and Lightspeed Studios. They're available for every pass level, including Expo Pass holders.
GDC 2023 is excited to be hosting the Storytelling Fundamentals Workshop and Game Design Workshop at GDC 2023 in San Francisco this March. These workshops see some of the industry's greatest minds on storytelling and game design sharing their expertise while guiding attendees through a series of hands-on exercises.
In our Free-to-Play track, learn the nuts and bolts of great Free-to-Play game design and successful business strategies across all genres, audiences, platforms, and stages of the lifecycle of a game.
In our Future Realities track, learn to create amazing, immersive VR and AR experiences for games and entertainment. Be inspired, learn from experts, and share best practices to create augmented and virtual reality for games, films, and other forms of entertainment.
In addition to Arcade Play, Day of the Devs, and Shut Up and Sit Down, GDC is excited to announce a new community space focused on climate issues: Climate Resilience Through Game Technologies.
GDC Pitch is a special event designed to help select participants practice their game-pitching skills. Ten studios (over the course of two days) will solicit their games in front of a live audience—followed by questions, advice, and feedback. Then, the judges will declare the day's "Best Pitch" and award two free GDC 2024 All-Access passes.