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Epic Games Annual ‘State of Unreal’ Set for GDC 2019

Livestreamed opening talk with CEO Tim Sweeney and CTO Kim Libreri, plus tech briefings and two exhibition floor booths for demos and networking part of company’s extensive show plans. 

CARY, NC -- Epic Games will return to the Game Developers Conference, March 18-22 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, to reveal the latest advancements in Unreal Engine technology, and also to support the wider development community with plenty of content, hospitality, and learning opportunities.

Epic will once again have two booths, with South 349 hosting Unreal Engine tools demonstrations and learning sessions, and South 327’s “Games. Jobs. Beer.” destination serving as an oasis filled with playable games, free food and beverages, giveaways, and career networking.

Epic will also return to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater (700 Howard Street, adjacent to Moscone) on Wednesday, March 20, 9:30-10:30am PST for the annual “State of Unreal” opening session with founder and CEO Tim Sweeney, CTO Kim Libreri and special guests, followed by tech talks -- all of which will be livestreamed to Unreal Engine channels.

Updates to the following plan details will be provided on the Epic blog site as they are announced:

  • Epic Games: State of Unreal: Epic's annual opening session at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater will demonstrate the latest advancements in Unreal Engine technology, and also reveal what Epic is doing to help all developers be more successful. Hear from Epic's founder and CEO Tim Sweeney, CTO Kim Libreri, and special guests. Attend in person at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater with an Expo Pass Plus or higher, or watch the livestream at /UnrealEngine on YouTube, Twitch or Facebook.
  • Unreal Engine Tech Talks: Following the State of Unreal on Wednesday, Epic will host a full day of programming at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater from 11:00am to 6:00pm PST. Sessions will cover topics ranging from the future of physics and destruction in Unreal Engine to ray tracing and refactoring the mesh drawing pipeline in UE 4.22. Tech talks occurring during this time will also be livestreamed to Unreal Engine channels.
  • Unreal on the Expo Floor: Epic’s booth at Moscone South 327 will showcase dozens of the most exciting new titles developed with UE4. Visit for the opportunity to play a curated selection of both indie and AAA games, grab a beer, meet developers, and connect with teams looking to hire Unreal Engine talent.

Source: Epic Games

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