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We're having a fireside chat with our readers about what 2017 holds for the game industry today at 3PM EST.

Bryant Francis, Senior Editor

January 6, 2017

1 Min Read

2017 is here! It’s a fresh start, a new chance to get ready for what the future holds, and inevitably brace for whatever weird and terrible events that will occur in the new year. 

The game industry in particular is already facing some unique changes—some big, others small—that will affect how developers make games in 2017 and beyond. virtual reality, new consoles from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, even Facebook’s new HTML5 games—all of these are new frontiers for game development. 

So what precisely is going to happen? Today at 3PM EST on Twitch, the Gamasutra editorial crew is going to make our best guesses based on news stories we reported on in 2016, with maybe a few wildcard guesses thrown in for good measure. Join us in chat and share your thoughts about what you’re looking for in 2017!

And while you’re at it, be sure to subscribe to the Gamasutra Twitch channel for more editor roundtables, developer interviews, gameplay commentary and more! 

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About the Author(s)

Bryant Francis

Senior Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Bryant Francis is a writer, journalist, and narrative designer based in Boston, MA. He currently writes for Game Developer, a leading B2B publication for the video game industry. His credits include Proxy Studios' upcoming 4X strategy game Zephon and Amplitude Studio's 2017 game Endless Space 2.

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