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Session Name Settlers Online: Moving a Traditional European Boxed Game to a Worldwide Free to Play MMO Experience
Speaker(s) Benedikt Grindel, Christopher Schmitz
Company Name(s) Ubisoft Blue Byte, Ubisoft Blue Byte
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Overview

With The Settlers Online, Ubisoft has successfully entered the market of free-to-play browser games. In their presentation, Ubisoft Blue Byte's Head of Production, Christopher Schmitz, and Head of Live Operation, Benedikt Grindel, will review the creation and release of the game, with a close look at problems, solutions and learnings. They will start with the development of the game and give an outlook on the upcoming internationalization of The Settlers Online to all relevant markets.

GDC Online 2011

Benedikt Grindel

Ubisoft Blue Byte

Christopher Schmitz

Ubisoft Blue Byte

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