GDC is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Be a Part of the GDC Community

GDC returns to the Moscone Center in San Francisco this March! Attend GDC for a week of unparalleled access to the global game development community and insight into the latest innovations and techniques. 

GDC offers several pass levels to make sure you're able to get everything you need from the event. Find pass details and pricing below.

Pass Benefits

All Access

Core

Summits

Expo

$1,748
Price increases to $2,204 on Jan 27, 2023
$1,101
Price increases to $1,521 on Jan 27, 2023
$891
Price increases to $996 on Jan 27, 2023
$188
Price increases to $293 on Jan 27, 2023
1-Year GDC Vault Access ($599 Value, Ends March 1, 2024)
Core Concepts Sessions (Weds-Fri)
Core Concepts Sessions (Weds-Fri)
Summits Sessions (Mon & Tues)
Summits Sessions (Mon & Tues)
Networking & Meetings
Networking & Meetings
Networking & Meetings
Networking & Meetings
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events
Special Events
Special Events
Special Events

Pass Benefits

Review available GDC pass options

All Access

$1,748
Price increases to $2,204 on Jan 27, 2023

Core

$1,101
Price increases to $1,521 on Jan 27, 2023

Summits

$891
Price increases to $996 on Jan 27, 2023

Expo

$188
Price increases to $293 on Jan 27, 2023
1-Year GDC Vault Access ($599 Value, Ends March 1, 2024)
Core Concepts Sessions (Weds-Fri)
Summits Sessions (Mon & Tues)
Networking & Meetings
1-Year GDC Vault Access ($599 Value, Ends March 1, 2024)
Core Concepts Sessions (Weds-Fri)
Summits Sessions (Mon & Tues)
Networking & Meetings
Core Concepts Sessions (Weds-Fri)
Networking & Meetings
Summits Sessions (Mon & Tues)
Networking & Meetings
Networking & Meetings
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events
GDC Expo + Sponsored Content
2023 IGF & Choice Awards
GDC Main Stage & Community Spaces
Career Development + Advocacy Sessions
Special Events

Please visit the Event Details page to learn more about the programs at GDC and the Health & Safety page to learn how GDC is ensuring our in-person events are safe to attend. 

GDC Vault Digital Pass

New for 2023, the GDC Vault Digital Pass gives you access to watch recorded content from GDC 2023 and schedule virtual meetings! This virtual only pass provides some unique special features, along with a year of full access to GDC Vault. Purchase a GDC Vault Digital Pass for $599 and gain the following benefits:

  • Access to select GDC 2023 sessions starting April 14, 2023 (recorded sessions will be noted on Session Scheduler)
  • Access to all GDC Vault content through March 2024
  • In-app access to live-streamed Main Stage + Awards shows
  • In-app Exhibitor Directory
  • Setup virtual meetings with other attendees + exhibitors during GDC week March 20-24, 2023
  • Does not include a pass to GDC 2023 on-site. This is for a GDC Vault subscription online and event app access only.

Specialty Passes

GDC offers three specialty passes for specific groups to get exactly what they need out of the event. Please visit each program page for more information on these dedicated passes:

  • Audio Pass – Join the game industry's top audio professionals as they share real-world experience addressing the unique problems in game audio.
  • Friday Only Expo Pass – Learn more about strategies for pitching your game, effective communication, how to land an investor/publisher, business development, and more on the Friday of the event.

Group Registration

Register a group of 10 or more people at the same time for GDC All Access, Core, or Summits passes and save 10% on the current price. Visit the GDC Groups page to learn more about sending your group to GDC.

Press Registration

Press registration for GDC is by invitation only. For more information on press passes and invitation requests, please visit the GDC Press Registration page.

Advertisement

Connecting the Global Game Development Community

GDC Vault icon
Game Developers Choice Awards icon
Independent Games Festival (IGF) icon
GameDeveloper.com icon