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GenAI-powered NPCs: Learnings from our First Experiment (Presented by NVIDIA)

Mélanie Lopez Malet  (Senior Data Scientist, Ubisoft)

Virginie Mosser  (Narrative Director, Ubisoft Paris)

Xavier Manzanares  (Producer, Ubisoft)

Location: Room 3020, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: All


In this panel discussion, we delve into the transformative impact of Generative AI on Non-Player Characters (NPCs). Our speakers, Mélanie Lopez Malet, senior data scientist, Virginie Mosser, narrative director, and Xavier Manzanares, senior producer, will present their firsthand experiences from Ubisoft’s player-facing GenAI experiments– in collaboration with Nvidia and Inworld AI. They will share the most valuable insights they wish they had known when they began working on Gen-AI powered NPCs.


Attendees will learn how to integrate SmartNPCs using AI, and understand the mindset switch that is needed to create a game using SmartNPCs technologies.

Intended Audience

Engineers, Game Designers, Producers

Connecting the Global Game Development Community

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