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Diverse Business Models Fueling Growth Across the Games Industry (Presented by Microsoft)

Jen MacLean  (GM of Creator Partnerships, Microsoft)

Andrea Rene  (TBA, What’s Good Games)

Nick Popovich  (Founder/CEO, Monomi Park)

Michael Schade  (CEO & Co-Founder, Rockfish Games)

Location: GDC Industry Stage, Expo Floor, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 23

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video


Developers of all sizes continue to find success across a diverse set of business models. In this panel, we’ll discuss how differing business models, including traditional sales, free-to-play and subscriptions – can positively impact a game’s performance and help developers reach new fans around the world. Featuring Jen MacLean, GM Creator Partnerships at Xbox and other representatives from across the industry, the panel will share their experiences, key takeaways, challenges and successes to help developers navigate an everchanging landscape.