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Why Survios Builds New Tech for Every Title: 'Battlewake' Case Study

Alex Silkin  (Cofounder and CTO, Survios, Inc.)

Location: Game & Entertainment Stage

Date: Tuesday, October 15

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Topic: Games

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Intermediate

The evolution of VR is dependent on engaging new content and innovative technologies that will pave the way for future games. Survios co-founder and CTO Alex Silkin will discuss how the company makes VR innovation a key component of game development. From fluid locomotion to phantom melee and beyond, the studio's focus on immersion is core to its mission. Silkin will share how new technologies drive genre-defining gameplay with a case study on the Immersive Vehicle System from the recently-launched high-seas pirate adventure, Battlewake.


By a case study on core technologies, specifically referencing Battlewake, attendees will learn the value of building tech innovation into the VR content development process.

Intended Audience

This is for an audience of developers and game designers in VR who have a few years of experience.