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Unlocking Mobile: Engage Players Outside the Game with Smart Surfaces (presented by Inmobi)

Yashashvi Takallapalli  (VP & GM, Nostra, Glance)

Gangatharaprabu Ganesan  (Director, Product Management, Glance)

Abhay Singhal  (Co-Founder, InMobi)

Location: GDC Partner Stage, Expo Floor, North 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

Audience Level: All

Immersion shouldn't be limited to in-game experiences. Now, it isn't. 

Discover how developers can make growth happen and unlock the full potential of mobile with smart surfaces. Explore immersive new mobile experiences designed to drive audience discovery, player re-engagement, and new avenues of monetization. 

In this session, Glance and Nostra will introduce a new paradigm of user networks, providing a glimpse of what's possible when games think outside the app. Learn how smart surfaces from Glance, combined with the power of its gaming platform Nostra, can boost player engagement with features like native game discovery, live streaming, events & esports promotions, community engagement hooks, dynamic messaging, and more. 

The future of the mobile gaming experience is here, and deeper engagement starts with Glance & Nostra. 


Learn about innovative new channels for mobile user acquisition, engagement, and monetization.

Get a first glimpse at smart surfaces and see how mobile game experiences can be extended beyond the app.

Learn how community teams can engage their users 75 more times a day — even when they're not in-game.

Intended Audience

Mobile game developers looking for innovative ways to drive user acquisition, engagement, and monetization will benefit from this session.

Monetization professionals looking for new ways to generate revenue & improve LTV will also benefit.

Marketing and community teams looking for new channels to drive player re-engagement will enjoy this presentation.