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Monday, March 19, 6:30pm PT

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Unity at GDC Keynote, a glimpse into the future of Unity

Please join us for our annual GDC keynote for a glimpse into the future of Unity. The Unity at GDC keynote will be the first deep dive into Unity 2018 and beyond. We are thrilled to share with you our latest innovations covering artist tools, graphics, and the future of performance.The keynote will feature John Riccitiello (CEO), Danny Lange, (VP of AI & Machine Learning), Brett Bibby (VP of Engineering), Natasha Tatarchuk (Director of Global Graphics), and Joachim Ante (CTO), Lucas Meijer (Technical Director), and more.


Airing: March 19, 6:30PM PT


The keynote will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook Live.

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Airing: March 20 - 22, 9AM PT

Event Map

Unity Central

Unity Technologies | 30 3rd St, San Francisco

Unity Mix

Moscone South | 747 Howard St, San Francisco, Esplanade, Room 151

Unity Lounge

Hotel Zetta | 55 5th St, San Francisco

Unity Keynote & Party

The Village | 969 Market St, San Francisco

Education Breakfast | Biz Dev Happy Hour

InterContinental | 888 Howard St, San Francisco

Walking distance inside blue area is 10-15 minutes

Unity Central

Location: 30 3rd Street., Unity Headquarters

Go behind-the-scenes at Unity's San Francisco office and learn about our newest technologies and initiatives from the people who make them. Register for one or more of over 100 sessions (coming March 1).

Unity Mix

Location: Moscone South, Room 151

This is the perfect spot to stop by and get to know others in the community, ask the expert Unity technologists about the latest features or meet the Education team and learn more about are Learning and Training programs. Come gather and connect with other developers, as well as Unity staff. Select sessions from Unity Central will also be streamed to this location.

Unity Lounge

Location: 55 5th St., Hotel Zetta

Stop by and meet your fellow Unity developers, see some of the newest games made with Unity, and recharge. The Unity Lounge is the best spot to grab a drink and relax alongside other developers.

Unity at GDC Party

Wednesday, March 21

It wouldn't be a proper GDC without a Unity Party, so buckle up! We have taken over The Village at 969 Market Street and promise an unforgettable night of friends, music and fun. Join Unity staff and fellow Unity developers as we celebrate another amazing year of creation.

The party will feature an open bar, some small bites and a special guest VR DJ performance by Electronauts! Doors open at 8:00pm with fun being had until 1:00am.

Enter your name here to be entered for your chance to win a spot. Winners will be contacted on March 12th with details to claim their ticket!

Unity Connect Career Mixer

Wednesday, March 21

During GDC, professional game developers from across the world gather in San Francisco each year to share, to learn, and to connect.

In addition to a social mixer, connect with other industry professionals and meet hiring managers and recruiters from some exciting companies.


See the winners of the Unity 3D Game Art Challenge

We are excited to have partnered with GDC to curate and host a 3D Art Challenge for games using Unity. The winning entries will be showcased in a special area in the lobby of Moscone West which will be open to all GDC passholders and will be open March 19-23. All entries are playable, stop by and check them out!

Made With Unity award nominees at GDC

Congratulations to the following Unity Developers for their nominations at IGF Awards and the Game Developers Choice Awards.

Best Audio

Cuphead by StudioMDHR

Best Debut

Hollow Knight by Team Cherry

Cuphead by StudioMDHR

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

Gorogoa by Jason Roberts

Innovation Award

Gorogoa by Jason Roberts

Everything by David OReilly

Best Mobile Game

Reigns: Her Majesty by Nerial

Hidden Folks by Adriaan de Jongh and Sylvain Tegroeg

Monument Valley 2 by ustwo games

Gorogoa by Jason Roberts / Buried Signal

Best Narrative

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

Best Visual Art

Cuphead by StudioMDHR

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

Best VR/AR Game

Superhot VR by SUPERHOT Team

Star Trek: Bridge Crew by Red Storm Entertainment / Ubisoft

Seamus McNally Grand Prize

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy by Bennett Foddy

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

West of Loathing by Asymmetric Publications

Excellence in Visual Art

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

Cuphead by StudioMDHR

Luna by Funomena

The Gardens Between by The Voxel Agents

Excellence in Audio

Cuphead by StudioMDHR

Vignettes by Skeleton Business

Excellence in Design

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy by Bennett Foddy

Excellence in Narrative

Tacoma by Fullbright

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine by Dim Bulb Games

Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall

Nuovo Award

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy by Bennett Foddy

A Mortician's Tale by Laundry Bear Games

Best Student Game

We Were Here by Total Mayhem Games

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