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XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

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SEPT 3-6, VANCOUVER, CANADA

XDS 2024

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event advancing external development

The only annual, international games industry event
with the primary focus on advancing external development

XDS 2024 will welcome back hundreds of professionals from around the world September 3 – 6, 2024 for an unforgettable experience packed full of valuable networking, knowledge sharing, and surprise social events! 

NEW for 2024! On Tuesday, Sept 3, come and jumpstart your networking and business before the full event opens! Details to come. Be sure to sign up for our newsletters to stay updated on XDS 2024 news!

Established in 2013, External Development Summit (XDS) is the only annual, international games industry event with a primary focus on external development for art, animation, audio, software engineering, QA and localization.

Event registration opens April 16th, 2024.  

Prepare to expand your XDS experience!

XDS Spark will be a premium B2B platform connecting Buyers with Service Providers, providing a one-stop-shop to meet production goals, and grow your business. With an always-on, global database, you will be able to meet business and production goals in between XDS events.

Don’t miss out on release updates or tips on how to stand out on this new platform by signing up for the XDS Spark newsletter!

What attendees are saying

Philip Dennison

XDS is my favorite week of the year. Very professional, very fun, unmatched opportunity to meet with potential partners, collect industry intel, network, and contribute to XDS's consistent focus on cooperation, ethical practices, and the health of the industry.

Philip Dennison

External Dev Producer, Psyonix / Epic
Laurent Lugbull

XDS is a unique occasion to meet peers, partners and explore what our industry has to offer and is up to. The best event to develop and strengthen the bonds between Game Developers and Service Providers.

Laurent Lugbull

Procurement Strategy Director, Ubisoft
Shiew Loh

A conference dedicated for those involved in external development, to create opportunity for connection, collaboration, growth and earning. Most importantly, transforming the game external development industry into a Community.

Shiew Loh

Senior OS Manager, Riot Games

XDS 2023 Speakers

Marija Radulovic-Nastic

Electronic Arts

Marija Radulovic-Nastic

Marija Radulovic-Nastic

Marija Radulovic-Nastic, Chief Technology Officer

Electronic Arts

Marija Radulovic-Nastic is the Chief Technology Officer for Electronic Arts. As CTO, she leads the teams building creative tools and solutions for game makers and players. Marija is also responsible for all aspects of technology within EA Entertainment and EA SPORTS organizations, ranging from long term technology strategy, to short term execution and risk mitigation plans.

    Molly Mason-Boule

    Riot Games

    Molly Mason-Boule

    Molly Mason-Boule

    Molly Mason-Boule, Games COO

    Riot Games

    Molly joined Riot in 2022 as the Head of Development Studios where she worked on a variety of M&A opportunities, and operational and team leadership priorities for the Games Pillar. Molly helps think more broadly about production and operational strategy. Her work on the decision to acquire Wargaming (Riot Sydney), leading the acquisition team for Games Pillar, doing due diligence and ultimately integrating the studio has been extremely valuable to Riot’s growth and ability to team across the globe.

      Tara Phillips

      Keywords Studios

      Tara Phillips

      Tara Phillips

      Tara Phillips, Solutions Architect, Create Services

      Keywords Studios

      Tara has over 12 years of industry experience as an artist, art director, account manager, and is currently Create Services Solutions Architect at Keywords Studios. In her role, she represents 24 global Art and Game Dev studios within Keywords, providing creative solutions tailored to clients' specific needs from indie developers to AAA powerhouses (and everyone in between). With a global perspective on the game industry, a background in production, and a strategic approach to partnerships, Tara actively listens, learns, and collaborates to bring the right expert voices to the table. Building and managing relationships with game development partners fuels her passion for delivering the best solutions and services possible to an industry she loves.
        Radu Orghidan

        Endava

        Radu Orghidan

        Radu Orghidan

        Radu Orghidan, VP Cognitive Computing

        Endava

        Focused on ML and generative AI to create systems that enhance users’ ability to understand and interact with the physical or digital reality.

          Nathalia Karmaluk

          Wildlife Studios

          Nathalia Karmaluk

          Nathalia Karmaluk

          Nathalia Karmaluk, External Development Manager

          Wildlife Studios

          Nathalia joined Wildlife Studios in 2019 to create the company’s External Development team and establish its processes. Since then, she has helped grow the team, overseeing workflows, creating bridges with other internal departments, and managing 100+ partners from different game art disciplines, QA and UXR. She has worked on all the company’s live games and is now focused on helping create new games by building successful relationships with external partners.

            Marija Radulovic-Nastic

            Electronic Arts

            Marija Radulovic-Nastic

            Molly Mason-Boule

            Riot Games

            Molly Mason-Boule

            Tara Phillips

            Keywords Studios

            Tara Phillips

            Radu Orghidan

            Endava

            Radu Orghidan

            Nathalia Karmaluk

            Wildlife Studios

            Nathalia Karmaluk

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