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Xbox to open GI Live: London next week

The ID@Xbox team will deliver a talk and host a roundtable at London Excel

ID@Xbox will deliver the opening talk and host a developer roundtable session at GI Live: London next week.

Guy Richards, independent creators global lead at Xbox, will host a session entitled 'Independent Creator Success on Xbox'. The talk will reveal how ID@Xbox empowers independent game developers and publishers to maximise their success within the Xbox ecosystem.

The live session is available to both digital and physical ticket holders, and will take place on Thursday, October 7th. ID@Xbox will also host a behind-closed-doors roundtable at the event. Roundtables are only available to physical ticket holders.

GI Live: London takes place alongside EGX at the Excel centre between Wednesday, October 6th - Friday, October 8th.

Tickets are on sale now.

The first day of the event is a digital-only meeting day, where attendees can arrange meetings online and connect over video calls. Day two and three will take place in-person, with all talks available to view online.

Standard tickets include access to all three days, entry to the EGX consumer show, both the physical and digital meeting system, all the talks and includes lunch on both in-person days. Digital-only tickets are also available.

Xbox's session follows news that Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan will also be taking part via a pre-recorded fireside chat, discussing his history with PlayStation and views on the future of games.

Another major speaker is Valve, which is hosting a Q&A with game developers about all things Steam, including best practices and the Steam Deck.

Other speakers include Warner Music, GSD, Sega, Hiro Capital, Twin Suns and many more to be announced this week.

Confirmed companies attending include: Bandai Namco, Barclays, Curve Digital, Devolver Digital, EA Originals, Fundamentally Games, GamesCo London, Global Top, Hiro Capital, Humble Games, Kickstarter, LEGO Ventures, London Venture Partners, Makers Fund, Marvelous Europe, Netease, Playstack, Secret Mode, Sega, Sold Out, Splash Damage, Sumo Digital, Tencent, Thunderful, Twitch, Ubisoft, Valve, Wired Productions and Yogscast Games.

For more details on the event and to find out where to buy tickets, visit live.gamesindustry.biz.

For sponsorship enquiries, contact chris.buckley@gamesindustry.biz.

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Christopher Dring

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Chris is a 15-year games business veteran. He spent nine years at UK business weekly MCV, including five years as editor. He joined GI in 2016 and oversees editorial, sales and events worldwide. He is the architect behind Best Places To Work Awards and GI Live. And is a tiny bit obsessed with market data. He also writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.