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 38 countries.

Summit Buzz

May
9

XDS 2018 Early Bird Registration Now On Sale!

XDS 2018 Early Bird Registration is Now Open! Sold out two years in a row - don’t miss your opportunity to attend t...

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Apr
4

XDS 2018 Industry Insights Report Released!

Wondering what the top tools are for external development?  Want to know the top ten reasons developers engage service ...

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Apr
4

The Gary Galaxy Art Challenge

If you’re a fan of XDS, chances are good that you’ve seen our Mascot Gary (he is kind of famous now) but… where di...

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