If you’re tired of hearing how hot e-sports is and how the industry is gunning for it as the future of gaming… perhaps you should scroll to the next article.
GDC sent out a survey to 2,000 game developers asking them what they thought would make the biggest impact on the industry over the next few years. The answer? Virtual reality (75%) and e-sports (88%) were pointed to as promising avenues for game development and focus. Sixteen percent of developers said that they were making games for VR devices (the Oculus Rift above the rest), while the PC remains the most popular platform for game development (52%) followed by mobile and tablet titles (44%).