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Leading With Empathy to Become the Best Publishing Partner in the Industry (Presented by Microsoft)

Peter Wyse  (General Manager, Xbox Game Studios Publishing)

Crystin Cox  (Director of Business Strategy, Xbox Game Studios Publishing)

Location: GDC Industry Stage, Expo Floor, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 23

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video


Xbox Game Studios Publishing partners with world-class independent developers to create innovative franchises on Xbox. In this fireside chat, attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at how Xbox Game Studios Publishing helps developers put their games in players’ hands with a goal of creating long-lasting impact. Peter Wyse, General Manager of Publishing, and Crystin Cox, Director of Business Strategy, will discuss how they take a custom, inclusive, and empathetic approach to game development partnerships and meet developers where they are.