SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 30 – Tim Sweeney and the Metaverse

Image Credit: Epic Games

For the first time, SIGGRAPH Spotlight presents a live, in-session recording from the annual conference in North America. Tune in to hear Tim Sweeney (founder and CEO, Epic Games) during his SIGGRAPH 2019 Talk, “THRIVE: Foundational Principles & Technologies for the Metaverse.” You’ll hear Sweeney posit the state of the games industry, the rise of creator-centric and social gaming, what the “metaverse” really is, and what it will take to build the medium on a larger scale. Bonus: Listen until the end for a special question-and-answer session between Sweeney and members of the live audience.

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12 Responses

  1. Thomas Lee

    Please share the transcript for Tim’s incredible talk about the Metaverse. Thank you!

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