Mar 14, 2019 - By Katie Penn

All Things Twitch at GDC

Next week is the Game Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco! That special time of year when we get to show some extra love to our game developer community by highlighting what Twitch does best, celebrating video games and those that create them.

As we buckle in for this exciting week, here’s how you can connect with our team.

Monday, March 18

Amazon Developer Day sessions

1:20pm — Making Decisions with Big Data: Game development is all about making choices. But without the right data, how do you know what’s worth the development effort and cost? Learn how analytics solutions from Amazon can help you build (and refine) content that players truly enjoy.

4:00pm — Grow your Game with Twitch: Using Twitch to reach customers is a given, but now you can break through in all new ways. In this session, learn how to empower your streamers to win you customers through tournament creation tools, in-Twitch game invites, and much more.

Tuesday, March 19

Amazon Developer Day sessions

10:00am — Twitch for Games Playbook: This session dives in to explore best practices and easy ways to integrate Twitch into your game regardless of where you are at in your development lifecycle.

11:20am — Creating Player Engagement Through Content, Competition, and Conversation: By using smarter AI, intelligent conversations, and dynamic content, you can help create engagement. Learn new ways to leverage this technology to drive in-game real world prizing, easy to set up tournaments, influence marketing, and even Alexa — all available today from Amazon Game Tech.

Andddd .. we’ve got a sweet Booth to hang all day with you on the show floor! Stop by, say hello 👋🏼 , grab some sweet Twitch merch 💜, and come chat about growing your game with Twitch!

Wednesday, March 20

All Day — Stop by Booth #S741 on the GDC show floor

3:30pm — 5:30pm — Twitch and Amazon Game Studio recruiting happy hour: Join Twitch and Amazon Games for food, drinks, and information about career opportunities!

Thursday, March 21

All Day — Stop by Booth #S741 on the GDC show floor

6:30–9:00pm — Twitch and Amazon Game Tech Happy hour: Join us in our booth (#S741) as well as Amazon’s booth for a happy hour where you can enjoy food, drinks, and networking.

Friday, March 22

All Day — Stop by Booth #S741 on the GDC show floor

Not going to be in San Francisco for GDC? Don’t worry! We have an array of live streamed shows we will be streaming this week.

Thursday, March 21

TwitchDev Weekly: Join Jon and Matt, Twitch’s developer advocates, as they present from the Twitch booth at GDC.

Friday, March 22

Extension Challenge Announcement: We will be announcing the winner of the Extension Challenge powered by AWS; don’t miss a chance to see all the great ideas as well as who won!

We are looking forward to connecting with you at GDC!

Note that we will not be hosting our monthly Developer Update stream at its normal time; it’s moving to the following week, Tuesday, March 26 at 10am PT. We’ll be recapping all the action from GDC along with new product updates and announcements.

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