Voice is the new gaming frontier. Developers are exploring how voice can enhance their existing games, and reimagining their games as a voice-first experience. With in-skill purchasing (ISP), developers are deepening engagement with their game skill and generating revenue to drive their voice business. Join us for GDC either in person or online to learn how to build engaging voice-first game skills.
Location: Amazon booth, South Hall 627, Moscone Center
Come play Alexa games and learn more about the tools to build engaging Alexa gaming experiences. Find Alexa kiosks at the Amazon booth.
Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm PT , Monday , March 18
Location: Room 3001 West Hall, Moscone Center
Give Your Game a Voice: In this session, we will introduce the tools you can use to create engaging voice games. Additionally, we will share learnings, best practices, as well as fun voice games that customers love.
If you can’t make it to GDC in person, do not worry! To help you experience GDC at home, we will be hosting livestreaming sessions every day while the expo floor is open. Register here to get more information.
We are keeping up the voice games excitement with a workshop and a hackathon in April at the AWS Loft in San Francisco. Register for one or both events, although we hope to see you at both. RSVP now to reserve your spot and get more information.
Location: AWS San Francisco Loft (Courtyard Entrance, 525 Market St 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94105)
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob skill for Alexa entertains kids with a voice-first memory game.
Alexa game skill Would You Rather for Family added in-skill purchasing and saw revenue growth.
Conversation with Stoked Skills' Gal Shenar on how to build captivating voice-first games.
With in-skill purchasing (ISP), developers are taking their game skills one step further by offering premium content to customers, deepening engagement, and generating revenue to kick start their voice business. And customers are more than willing to pay for compelling premium content to enhance their gameplay experience. Max Childs, founder of Volley and developer of popular game skill Yes Sire, reported “the conversion rate of customers purchasing expansion packs is much higher than mobile”
Add ISP to your game skill before March 31, 2019, and win an Echo Sub plus a chance to attend AWS re:Invent. Restrictions apply. Learn more.