About XDS

External Development Summit (XDS) is the only annual, international games industry event held in Canada, with a primary focus on external development for art, animation, audio, software engineering, QA and localization.

Who Attends

Attendees include a concentrated group of game developers, vendors, trade organizations and middleware providers working within external development, representing over 36 countries.

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XDS 2017 Registration Now Open!

XDS 2017 Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN! This and more in our most recent newsletter! Click here to visit our Re...

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XDS 2017 Vendor-only Panel: How to Sell Your Company’s Services

Following the success of the vendor-only session at XDS 2015, in 2016 we are hosted a panel discussion on “How to Sell...

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2017 Insights on External Development

It’s back, and better than ever! XDS has once again gathered data from over 200 leading developers and service provide...

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