GDC Europe 2016 Schedule

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  • In It for the Long Run: Sustaining Mobile Hits Over Years

    Location:  Congress Saal 1, 4th Level
    Format: Lecture
    Track: Business, Marketing and Management, Design
    Pass Type: Student Pass, All Access Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: Video
    Audience Level: Intermediate

    They say it's hard to teach an old dog new tricks. The same holds true for revitalising your mobile title. You have a passionate user base, you have years of good memories and (finally) stable code behind you, but engagement is dropping along with your team's motivation. This talk will look at ways developers can take that old dog of a mobile F2P game, teach it big new tricks and give it a fresh lease of life. Sophie will delve into the risks and challenges developers face when adding new gameplay features and ways in which team leads can foster a rewarding and innovative development environment.


    Attendees will learn the team's lessons from making a maturing casual mobile game profitable and growing again as well as how to innovate and test new features without harming live operations.

    Intended Audience

    Product Leads, Game Designers, Producers who work on live F2P mobile games.